BOE Announces New Electronic Funds Transfer (Eft) Program for Special Taxes - News Release - 2000

NR# 36-G
Date: June 12, 2000
Customer and Taxpayer Services Division

BOE Announces New Electronic Funds Transfer (Eft) Program for Special Taxes

The Board announced today that it is now possible to make payments for most special tax and fee programs by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), rather than through the use of paper checks. Until recently, only sales and use tax accounts could use this electronic payment method.

The Special Taxes Department EFT program offers two optional Automated Clearing House (ACH) methods for payments: ACH debit, a pay-by-phone program set-up through the state's bank, and ACH credit, a transaction arranged by you with your financial institution. With the ACH debit payment method, you can also choose to communicate with the state's data collection service by personal computer.

If you want to make payments by EFT, you must first complete an EFT authorization agreement form for each special tax or fee account you wish to register. After your registration request is approved, you can electronically make prepayments, return payments, and accounts receivable payments.

For general information or to obtain an EFT authorization agreement form for special tax or fee programs, you may contact us at /info/email.html or call the division that administers your particular program between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays.

Environmental Fees: (916) 322-9534
Excise Taxes: 916- 327-4208
Fuel Taxes: 916- 322-9669

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