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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

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 or which can be requested by calling EFTPS customer service.

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