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Update your EFTPS Internet password

Learn how to update your EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System) Internet password.

Internet Password Guidelines

Follow the instructions on the EFTPS website to update your internet password:

Note: Do not forget to change it in QuickBooks desktop before making another e-payment.

Change your password in QuickBooks Desktop

If you use E-Pay in QuickBooks Desktop, you should change your password in QuickBooks Desktop to match your new EFTPS Internet password the next time you make an e-payment.

See Enroll in Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) for more information.


  1. Update your QuickBooks to the latest release.
  2. Download the latest tax table updates.

To change your password in QuickBooks Desktop when making an e-payment:

  1. From the Payroll Center, select the Pay Liabilities tab.
  2. In the Pay Taxes & Other Liabilities section, select the federal liability to e-pay, and select View/Pay.
  3. Verify that E-payment is selected, and select E-pay.
  4. Clear the Remember My Information for next Time checkbox.
  5. Enter your 4-Digit PIN and new EFTPS Internet password.
  6. Enter any other missing information.
  7. Select Submit.

The next time you make e-payment, re-enter your 4-Digit PIN and EFTPS Internet password, and select the Remember My Information for next Time option.

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