Take Advantage of Online Federal and State Tax Payment Options

We would like to highlight a number of online Federal and State tax payment options that you may take advantage of.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)

EFTPS is a free, secure service you may use to remit individual, payroll, and other business tax payments directly from your checking or savings account. You must be enrolled to use the EFTPS tax payment service.

To enroll, visit www.eftps.gov, choose Enroll at the top of the page and complete the information form. Once completed and submitted, you will receive a personal identification number (PIN) via mail in 5-7 business days at your address of record. With your PIN, you can then create an online account.

To create your online account, visit www.eftps.gov, choose Login at the top of the page, choose Need a Password, and complete the information form. This will allow you to create an internet password.

To make a payment, visit www.eftps.gov, choose Make a Payment, and login with your SSN or EIN, PIN, and internet password. Enter the relevant payment information (amount, tax type, tax year, etc.) in the screens that follow. Once finished, save a copy of the Payment Confirmation page which contains your EFT Acknowledgment Number.

IRS Direct Pay

IRS Direct Pay is a free, secure service you may use to remit your individual tax payments directly from your checking or savings account. You will receive instant confirmation that your payment has been submitted and there is no pre-enrollment necessary. Your bank account information is not retained in IRS systems after payments are made.

To utilize Direct Pay, visit www.irs.gov/Payments/Direct-Pay, choose Make a Payment, and enter the relevant information in the screens that follow. Once finished, save a copy of the Payment Confirmation page as proof of payment.

New Jersey

New Jersey enables you to make individual and business payments directly from your checking or savings account or by credit card without the necessity of creating an account.

To make a payment, visit www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/online.shtml and click on the relevant business type, e.g. Gross Income Tax for individual payments. You will then be prompted for identification information to access your account. Choose the particular payment you wish to make and enter the relevant information in the screens that follow. Once finished, save a copy of the Payment Confirmation page as proof of payment.

New York

New York Online Services enables you to create an account to make individual, fiduciary, and business tax payments directly from your checking or savings account, by credit card, or by check or money order.

To create an account, visit www.tax.ny.gov/online, choose Create Account, select the type of account, (e.g. individual), and enter the relevant information in the screens that follow.

To make a payment, visit www.tax.ny.gov/online and choose Log In to access your account. Click on Make Payment and enter the relevant payment information in the screens that follow. Once finished, save a copy of the Transaction Confirmation page as proof of payment.

If you have any questions about online federal and state tax payment options or other payment options, please contact your Untracht Early advisor.

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