The electronic federal tax payment system (EFTPS) is a tax payment system which is provided free by the US department of treasury. Businesses and individuals can pay your federal taxes electronically via the internet or on phone 24/7. More than 9.5 million taxpayers are currently enrolled in the system. Since EFTPS started in 1996, there have been over 1 billion electronic payments made, totaling over $22.8 trillion. The service has been used by businesses, individuals, deferral agencies, tax professionals and payroll services.
All federal taxes can be paid using EFTPS. You can make payments via www.eftps.gov, a voice response system, or special channels designed for tax professionals, payroll services, and financial institutions. EFTPS is quick, secure, and accurate and is available by phone or online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can schedule a business payment up to 120 days in advance or an individual payment up to 365 days in advance.
Here's how it works:
STEP 1: Enroll online. To get started, you will need the following:
Then, simply follow these instructions:
Submit. In seven business days, you will receive your PIN in the mail.
STEP 2: Once you get your password.
Create your new Internet password.
STEP 3: Make your payment
When you're finished, save a copy of the Payment Confirmation page. This contains your EFT Acknowledgment Number that acts as a receipt for your payment instruction.
If you have any problem getting your PIN, Please Call Customer Service at 1.888.434.7338.
EFTPS is one of the ways through which you can make your tax payment to the IRS at 2290.us. If you choose to make the payment through EFTPS, make sure you schedule your payment a day before the taxes are due. EFTPS is secure, fast, convenient and easy to use.
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