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Form 940 Employer's Annual Federal Unemployment (FUTA) Tax Return

INSTRUCTIONS: No usernames or passwords required. Prepare your form and click the validate button below. ALL PARTS must display Complete. The AutoFill feature is optional.
Taxable year:*
Employer identification number (EIN):*
Employer name:*
Trade name:
If you have a foreign address, click here:
City, State and Zip code:*
Foreign province, postal code and country:
Type of return (Check all that apply):
Amended (no e-file allowed)
Successor employer
No payments to employees
Final: Business closed or stopped paying wages
1a. If you had to pay state unemployment tax in ONE STATE ONLY, select state:
1b. Click if you pay state unemployment tax to more than one state. Complete Schedule A below:
2. Wages subject to CREDIT REDUCTION (system calculated), if checked, complete Schedule A below:
Multi-State Employer and Credit Reduction Information
FUTA Taxable Wages
Credit Reduction Rate
Credit Reduction
Total FUTA wages:
Total credit reduction amount:
3. Total payments to all employees.
4. Payments exempt from FUTA tax.
Check all that apply:
4a. Fringe benefits.
4c. Retirement/Pension.
4e. Other.
4b. Group-term life insurance.
4d. Dependent care.
5. Total of payments made to each employee in excess of $7,000.
6. Subtotal of payments exempt from FUTA tax.
7. Total taxable FUTA wages.
8. FUTA tax before adjustments.
9. If ALL taxable FUTA wages you paid were excluded from state unemployment tax, click here:
10. If SOME of the taxable FUTA wages you paid were excluded from state unemployment tax, OR you paid ANY state unemployment tax late:
11. If credit reduction applies:
12. Total FUTA tax after adjustments.
13. FUTA tax deposited for the year, including any overpayment applied from a prior year.
14. Balance due.
Check here if you want to pay your balance due with this return.
15. Overpayment.
Apply to next return.
Send a refund.
FEDERAL DEBIT (limited to a maximum amount of $500.00)
Your Federal Debit is limited to an amount no greater than $500.00. If your employment form shows an amount due greater than $500.00 your are responsible to make any additional payments.

This Electronic Funds Withdrawal (EFW) payment option cannot be used for making federal tax deposits. Deposits can be submitted using the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS). For more information refer to the tax form Instructions for each respective form.

Entities that do not bank in the United States that need to make a payment cannot pay using EFW or EFTPS. However, payments can be made by check or money order payable to “United States Treasury” and mail to the address shown in the specific form’s instruction.

Once your return is accepted, information pertaining to your payment, such as account information, payment date, or amount, cannot be changed. If changes are needed, the only option is to cancel the payment and choose another payment method. In the event your financial institution is unable to process your payment request, you will be responsible for making other payment arrangements, and for any penalties and interest incurred.

To revoke or cancel an EFW payment, the taxpayer should contact the IRS E-file Payment Inquiry and Cancellation Service at 1-888-353-4537. Wait at least ten (10) days from when the IRS e-file return was accepted before calling. The caller should be prepared to provide the EIN, the exact payment amount (dollars and cents), and bank account number entered in the payment record. Cancellations must be made by 11:59 p.m. ET two business days prior to the scheduled payment date.
Report the amount of your FUTA tax liability for each quarter; do NOT enter the amount you deposited. If you had no liability for a quarter, leave a zero.
1st quarter (January 1 - March 31).
2nd quarter (April 1 - June 30).
3rd quarter (July 1 - September 30).
4th quarter (October 1 - December 31).
Total tax liability for the year.
Do you want to allow an employee, a paid tax preparer, or another person to discuss this return with the IRS? See the instructions for details.
name and phone number.
Select a 5-digit PIN to use when talking to IRS.
Check if you are self-employed:
Best daytime phone:*
Enter a 5 digit PIN as your signature:*
Authorized signature:*
Your cost: $0.00 
PERJURY STATEMENT: Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I have an approved role (as identified in the instructions for the employment tax return) within the company listed above and that I've examined a copy of the electronic return and accompanying schedules and statements for the period shown above and to the best of my knowledge and belief, they're true, correct, and complete. I further declare that the amounts in Part I of Form 8879-EMP are the amounts shown on the copy of the electronic return. I consent to allow the electronic return originator (ERO), Tax Me, LLC., to send the return to the IRS and to receive from the IRS (a) an acknowledgement of receipt or reason for rejection of the transmission, (b) the reason for any delay in processing the return or refund, and (c) the date of any refund. If applicable, I authorize the U.S. Treasury and its designated Financial Agent to initiate an electronic funds withdrawal (direct debit) entry to the financial institution account indicated in the tax preparation software for payment of the federal taxes owed on this return, and the financial institution to debit the entry to this account. To revoke a payment, I must contact the U.S. Treasury Financial Agent at 1-888-353-4537 no later than 2 business days before the payment (settlement) date. I also authorize the financial institutions involved in the processing of the electronic payment of taxes to receive confidential information necessary to answer inquiries and resolve issues related to the payment. I've selected a personal identification number (PIN) as the signature for the electronic return and, if applicable, the consent to electronic funds withdrawal.      I Agree