EFTPS: The Electronic Federal Tax Payment System

EFTPS

The easiest way to pay all your federal taxes

EFTPS® is a free system offered by the U.S. Department of Treasury to pay your federal taxes.


EFTPS® offers ...

Security you can count on

When making your electronic federal tax payment, using three pieces of identification safeguards your privacy and secures your information. The use of your Taxpayer Identification Number (EIN or SSN), Personal Identification Number (PIN) and Internet Password, along with a secure Internet browser, increases your security. 

Convenience at your fingertips

  • Schedule payments up to 365 days in advance.
  • Make your tax payment from home or office, 24/7.
  • Pay your income, employment, estimated and excise federal tax payments.
  • Easily change or cancel scheduled payments.
  • Track your payment with email notifications.
  • View 15 months of payment history
  • Receive help with payments or questions from Customer Service Agents.

Accuracy you can depend on

Immediate acknowledgement of your payment along with your bank statement will confirm payments were made.

How to enroll in EFTPS

Visit EFTPS® or call EFTPS® Customer Service to request an enrollment form:

Added benefits when using EFTPS


Additional information

Publication 966, Electronic Federal Tax Payment System, A Guide to Getting Started (PDF) PDF

Publication 4990, EFTPS Payment Instruction Booklet for Business and Individual Taxpayers (PDF) PDF

EFTPS® resources online and available for order by phone

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