Representative Approval for EFTPS Enrollment

In order for Abound to submit a Quarterly Tax PaymentQuarterly Tax Payment - A non-reversible IRS tax payment that Abound submits. Quarterly tax payments are initiated by calling the Tax Payments API endpoint. to the IRS for an individual, they must be enrolled with EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System). Enrollment with EFTPS needs to happen only once, is completely free, and enables the UserUser - A single end-user of your application. Each user has a unique userId, which should be stored in your database and used to make API requests on behalf of this individual. to look up a payment on the EFTPS website.

Enrollment is a bit complicated. Fortunately Abound automatically handles the entire enrollment process users the first time you submit a Quarterly Tax PaymentQuarterly Tax Payment - A non-reversible IRS tax payment that Abound submits. Quarterly tax payments are initiated by calling the Tax Payments API endpoint. for them.

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Production Authorization

Please contact Abound support for authorization approval in order to enable your production environment.

Once enrolled, the UserUser - A single end-user of your application. Each user has a unique userId, which should be stored in your database and used to make API requests on behalf of this individual. will receive a letter from EFTPS in the mail within 2 weeks. This letter will provide an Inquiry PIN that the taxpayer can use to create an account with and log into the EFTPS website to view their payment history.

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IRS Correspondence

Receiving letters from the government can be intimidating -- we encourage you to inform your users that an Inquiry PIN letter from the EFTPS will be mailed to their address so they understand its purpose and do not become unnecessarily concerned.

It is important to note that you must receive authorization for Abound to enroll your users with EFTPS. This can be done by including the following text in your payment flow and requiring the user to acknowledge and agree to the terms through the use of a checkbox or similar UI. This notice needs to be shown only once, the first time your user submits a Quarterly Tax PaymentQuarterly Tax Payment - A non-reversible IRS tax payment that Abound submits. Quarterly tax payments are initiated by calling the Tax Payments API endpoint..

I authorize [YOUR BUSINESS NAME] and its partner Track Technologies, Inc. dba “Abound” (4 Embarcadero Ctr, Ste 1400, San Francisco, CA 94111) to enroll me with EFTPS and submit estimated tax payments to the IRS and/or state tax authorities on my behalf. I certify under penalty of perjury that the personal and bank information provided to this service is accurate and my own. I understand that payments submitted through this service to the federal and/or state tax authorities are finalized and cannot be reversed. I acknowledge that the specific use is not recorded on the Centralized Authorization File (CAF). I authorize Abound to receive and/or inspect estimated tax payments and tax information related to Form 1040 and 1040ES for the years 2021-2024 for the purpose of submitting estimated tax payments. My agreement to these terms on today’s date represents my digital signature for the written equivalent of Form 8821 and authorization to file Form 8821 on my behalf with the information herein.


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