Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) is a method for financial institutions to transfer funds from one account to another, eliminating the use of paper checks. Some tax and fee payers are required to pay by EFT.

EFT Program Participation

  • Mandatory and Voluntary Participation
  • Withdrawal From the Program

EFT Payment Options

  • ACH Debit — CDTFA’s Online File
  • ACH Debit — Third Party
  • ACH Credit
  • Fedwire

Getting Started

  • Registration
  • EFT Payment Methods
  • Changing EFT Registration
  • Types of EFT Payments

Filing, Deadlines, Penalties & Interest

  • Filing Your Tax Returns and Prepayments
  • Due Dates and Time
  • Penalty and Interest Charges