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|Subject: Re: Check vs. EFTPS: Does it matter which?||Date: 6/4/2012 1:02 PM|
|Author: irasmilo||Number: 116217 of 123001|
Back in the days when I still mailed checks, I once got a notice from the IRS saying that I hadn't paid my taxes. This was long after they cashed the check. Fortunately, I was able to provide them with copies of the front & back of the check, and they credited my account.
I suspect problems like that are less likely with electronic payment.
Generally, that's probably true.
When submitting a payment via EFTPS, you have to be very careful that you have correctly entered:
1. The correct type of tax