Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)

The Electronic Federal Tax Payment System® tax payment service is provided free by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Since it began in 1996, millions of businesses, individuals, federal agencies, tax professionals, and payroll services have used EFTPS. All federal taxes can be paid using EFTPS. After you have enrolled and received your credentials, you can pay any tax due to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) using this system.

You must be enrolled to use the EFTPS® tax payment service. To enroll, click here and follow the steps. After your information is validated with the IRS, you will receive a personal identification number (PIN) via U.S. Mail in five to seven business days.

You can make payments via this Web site, a voice response system (1.800.555.3453), or special channels designed for tax professionals, payroll services, and financial institutions.

Quick, secure, and accurate, EFTPS 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.