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How to Pay Government With ACH Direct Deposit


ezACH deposit software can generate the ACH file that you can upload to your bank account to speed up electronic fund transfer.

1. Before start direct deposit

You need to talk with your bank to enable ACH direct deposit feature.

2. Start ezACH software, generate ACH file and upload it to bank to pay government.

2.1 Set up company bank account

(If you have already set up your account, you can ingore this step)
Click the Settings button to open account setup screen

ACH deposit software main page
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Enter account information
ACH deposit settings
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ACH Header Settings

Immediate Destination Routing number Typically your bank's ABA/Routing Number (9 digits)
Immediate Destination Name Your Bank Name. Such as "PNC BANK, KENTUCKY, INC." or "Bank of America NE"
Immediate Origin Number This is the company ID assigned by your bank. Typically your Fed ID (oftern with a leading "1"), an account number, or ABA Number. Not sure, Try 1 + Fed ID. The maximum length is 10-digit.
Immediate Origin Name Your company Name

2.2: Add a government client

- Click the top menu "Main" then "Clients".

- Click the button "Add Government Client".

- Follow governemt deposit guide(ie: IRS guide or local office guide) to set up the client

add new government for deposit

2.3: Add a new transaction

To pay government, you should choose the option "Credit".

add new transaction to pay IRS

2.4: Create the ACH file

2.4.1 Review the transactions. If everything is correct, click the "Generate ACH file" to generte the file
create ACH file
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2.4.2 If there is no error in list, click the SAVE button to save your file.
generate ACH file
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2.4.3. You can specify a new folder to save your file
save ACH file
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2.4.4. Sample ACH file
sample ACH file
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2.5 Upload ACH file to your bank

Then you can log in your bank account, upload the ACH file, review and authorize the transactions. Usually your employees can see funds in their account in 24 hours.

Your bank should give you the user ID, password and instructions on how to upload/send file. You can contact your bank for more details.

Here is a sample on how to upload the ACH file to PNC bank.

More information

If your bank account does not support ACH payment, you can also:

- How to make federal tax deposit payment using EFTPS site

- Contact your state and local office for other online deposit options.

direct deposit software ezACH can generate the ACH file that you can upload to your account for electronic fund tranfers. If you have not installed this ACH generator, you can download and try it free for 14 days with no obligation and no credit card needed.

ezACH software is compatible with Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, 2012, 2003 and other Windows PC.

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Related Links:

  • ACH Direct Deposit Quick Start Guide
  • What is ACH?
  • How to start direct deposit via ACH payment
  • Sample ACH file
  • The cost of using ezACH software

  • Install and start ezACH
  • How to create NACHA ACH file for paycheck direct deposit
  • How to collect funds via ACH direct deposit

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  • Client management
  • Transaction management
  • Create NACHA ACH file
  • Upload ACH file to bank to process transactions

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  • Sample: How to import transactions from .csv file
  • Sample: ezACH guide For ezPaycheck payroll software user
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