Getting started with EFTPS

Alerts and notices
Leave feedback

Internal Employees: Submit feedback

Contact information (optional):

Leave this blank:

Please tell us how we can make this information more helpful.


Characters left:

Change to CS Support service hours

Our Support department is closed on Friday, April 28th for a company event. However, limited Accounting CS phone support is available on that date from 9 AM - 5 PM ET due to the approaching deadline for quarterly payroll tax forms.

Links to our most popular payroll tax processing topics are available in the Alerts and notices section on the right side of most pages.

For payroll compliance (annually licensed)

What is EFTPS?

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) offers you the convenience of making clients' federal tax payments electronically 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. EFTPS allows tax payments to move electronically from the taxpayer's bank account to the federal government's account. The taxpayer's records with the IRS are automatically updated for each such payment. To find further information and to learn about the benefits of using EFTPS, visit http://www.irs.gov/uac/EFTPS-The-Electronic-Federal-Tax-Payment-System.

How to participate in the Batch Filer program

To participate in the Batch Filer program, you will need to complete the following basic steps.

  1. Register as a filer. (See the Registration and enrollment details section).
  2. Obtain an authorization from each taxpayer for whom you will be submitting enrollments and making federal tax deposits.
  3. Enroll each of those taxpayers with the appropriate financial agent.

Those expecting to participate in the EFTPS Batch Filer program are strongly encouraged to read the Department of Treasury document entitled Batch Provider User's Manual, which can be downloaded from the EFTPS website at eftps.gov or which can be requested by calling EFTPS customer service.

Top of page

Registration and enrollment details

Top of page

Related topics

Top of page

Share This