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Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Program for Tax Payments

For ACH Debit Payments:

  • The First Data website to make payments online starting in July 1, 2016 will be:
  • The phone number to make a tax payment is 1-800-554-7500.

For ACH Credit Payments:

  • To request the departments transit and routing numbers, please refer to the EFT Help Desk's phone number and email address below.

Methods for Making Payments:

  • Web Interface: We highly recommend that you use this method of payment. It is quick and minimizes input errors. Confirmation of payments are available immediately.
  • Interactive Voice Response (IVR): The phone method.
  • Customer Service Representative (CSR): Live operator.
  • Reversal entries: NACHA rules governing EFT payments allow for an originator of a duplicate or erroneous payment to initiate a reversal entry. Please note: If you have a need to initiate a reversal entry, please contact the CDI Accounting Services Bureau for assistance.

For EFT Assistance:

If you have any questions regarding the CDI's EFT Program, registration, or electronic funds payment transactions, please refer to EFT website, call EFT Help Desk: (916) 492-3288, or write to the following address:

California Department of Insurance
Accounting Services Bureau
Tax Accounting/EFT
300 Capitol Mall, Suite 14000
Sacramento, CA 95814

Or e-mail:


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