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EFTPS - Electronic Federal Tax Payment System

EFTPS, the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System, is a tax payment system provided free by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Pay federal taxes electronically via the Internet or phone 24/7. Visit EFTPS to enroll.

Businesses and Individuals can pay all their federal taxes using EFTPS. Individuals can pay their quarterly 1040ES estimated taxes electronically using EFTPS, and they can make payments weekly, monthly, or quarterly. Both business and individual payments can be scheduled in advance.

To use EFTPS you must first enroll. To enroll, or for more information online, visit EFTPS or to receive an enrollment form, call EFTPS Customer Service:

• 1-800-555-4477(for business payments)
• 1-800-316-6541(for individual payments)
• 1-800-733-4829(TDD Hearing-Impaired)
• 1-800-244-4829(Español)
• 1-800-555-8778(EFTPS Internet)
• 1-800-945-0966(for Batch Provider payments)

For more information on EFTPS, please review the following IRS publications:

Publication 966 - The Secure Way to Pay Your Federal Taxes for Businesses and Individuals
Publication 4169 - Tax Professional Guide to Electronic Federal Tax Payment System