E-File, EFTPS, and Tax Payment Options

Personal & Business Return Filing Options

Paper Filing:

  • Processing time is 6 to 8 weeks or longer     
  • IRS regulations we are e-filing all personal income tax returns unless otherwise instructed by our client.
  • Business returns can be e-filed with the IRS and some of the states.

Electronic Filing (E-Filing): (Processing Pipeline)

  • It is faster
  • More convenient
  • More secure than paper filing
  • It takes less departments to process your return
  • Less human error
  • IRS confirmation of receiving your tax return
  • Your refund direct deposited in up to two bank accounts
  • Pay your taxes by direct withdrawal and/or credit cards 

IRS Refund Options: 

  • Receive a check in the mail
  • Direct Deposit:
    • Refund received within 21 days directly from the IRS
    • The IRS does not charge for this option
    • The taxpayer will not be able to pay for tax preparation out of their refund

IRS Payment Options:

  • Mail in a check with the return or voucher provided.
  • Pay on their website at https://www.irs.gov/payments
  • Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) - After a set up process you can do the following payments to the IRS.
    • Personal Payments (Income Taxes, Estimated Tax Payments, Installment Agreements, and more to come)
    • Business Payments (Income Taxes, Payroll Taxes, and Installment Agreements)

State Refund and Payment Options

  • Varies by state

Let us know if you need more information on your individual tax situation. 

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