Electronic Filing and Payment Options for Employment Tax Returns of Exempt Organizations


A quick, easy, smart way to get your taxes where you want them to be — Done!

  • Quick – Just hit Send! Or tell your preparer "I want the safety and speed of e-file."
  • Easy – There is a 99 percent accuracy rate.
  • Smart! – In 48 hours IRS sends an official acknowledgement that your return was received. Owe money? The exempt organization can authorize an electronic withdrawal from your savings or checking account.

Electronic Filing Options: Electronic filing and payment options for business and self-employed taxpayers including returns for partnerships, corporations, estates & trusts, information returns, exempt organizations and employment taxes.

Electronic Payment Options: Convenient, safe and secure methods for paying taxes. If you have a balance due, you can e-file and pay in a single step by authorizing an electronic funds withdrawal from your bank account. Self-employed filers can also pay by credit card.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System: A free service offered by the U.S. Treasury. Pay all federal taxes electronically - on-line or by phone 24/7. EFTPS is ideal for making recurring payments such as estimated tax payments and federal tax deposits (FTDs). Visit EFTPS.gov to enroll.

Electronic Filing Options for Employment Taxes: Form 940, Employer's Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return; Form 941, Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return; Form 944, Employer's Annual Federal Tax Return.

Online Application - Form SS-4, Employer Identification Number (EIN): If you've determined that you need an EIN, then use the EIN online application to submit your information. However, be aware that not all entity types may apply online.

Social Security Administration's (SSA's) Employer Information website: Learn how to submit Form W-2 data electronically.

Employment Issues Course: Learn more about employment tax reporting, withholding and payment responsibilities for 501(c)(3) organizations, including forms and electronic filing.