EFT Filing Tips For ACH-Credit Filers

ACH Credit filers may have their EFT payment rejected by the department if the department is unable to process the payment. Taxpayers are reminded to verify their payment information is correct.  The department cannot determine how payments are to be applied if the following information is not correct:

  • Use of wrong EFT account number.
  • Use of wrong tax type code
  • Incorrect period dates
  • Missing terminator symbol after the dollar amount.
  • Use of decimals.

 The correct NACHA format for an ACH-Credit transaction for tax payments is:


Taxpayer EFT Number: 3710123456 (Sample EFT # only.)
Tax Type: Wage Withholding (code 011)
For The Period Ending: December 31, 2012
Amount Owed: $101,999.97
The Information Listed Above is Formatted as Follows:

EFT payments may be rejected if the department is unable to apply the payment and/or reach the taxpayer. Taxpayers using third-party preparers should verify with the preparer that the correct NACHA conventions are being used. For more information, visit the Electronic Funds Transfer page.