Paying Federal Estimated Taxes Online through EFTPS
Here's how it works with EFTPS:
By 8:00 p.m. ET at least one calendar day prior to your tax
due date, you log in, enter your tax payment information, review the
information, and click "Make a Payment" to initiate the payment.
You will receive an immediate confirmation of your instructions that you can
print out as a receipt of your payment instructions.
Per your instructions, EFTPS will automatically debit your
indicated bank or credit union account and will transfer the funds to the
U.S. Treasury on the date you indicate, and your tax records will be updated
at the IRS.
That's it. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week you can access this
site and initiate all your federal tax payments from the convenience of your
home or office.
But you must enroll first.
Before you enroll in EFTPS, you'll need to
have some information ready:
Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). For individuals, this is your SSN
(Social Security Number).
financial institution information
Your financial institution's RTN
Your account number
account type (checking or savings).
- Click on "Enrollment"
- Accept Privacy Notice
- Click on "Individual"
Enter and verify all information. After your information is
validated, you will be presented with an Enrollment Confirmation page that
includes an Enrollment Trace Number. Print this page for your records.
confirmation materials will be created and mailed within 15 business days
to the primary contact name and address you indicate.
Personal Identification Number (PIN) and instructions on how to obtain
your Internet Password will be mailed to your official IRS address of
record (this is the address that appears on your tax return or IRS