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Setting up electronic payment with an e-file return, extension, or estimate in ProConnect

SOLVEDby IntuitProConnect Tax50Updated July 13, 2022

This article walks you through setting up an electronic payment of amount due to send with an e-filed return, extension, or estimate in Intuit ProConnect. These options can only be used when e-filing. Select the appropriate return type below to get started.

  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Misc. Info./Direct Deposit.
  4. In the section Direct Deposit of Refund/Electronic Payment, check the box Electronic payment of balance due.
  5. Enter the Electronic payment date [Override] (if applicable).
    • For returns filed before or on the due date, ProConnect uses the tax return due date as the default payment date, i.e. 4/15/2021
    • For returns filed after the due date, the electronic payment date will be the transmission date. Don't enter a date after the return due date here.
  6. Scroll down to the Financial Institution #1 subsection.
  7. Enter the Routing Transit Number.
  8. Enter the Depositor Account Number.
  9. Select the Type of account.
  10. Go to the Check Return tab.
  11. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  12. Click on e-file Payment Record and verify all information is generating correctly.
  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Misc. Info./Direct Deposit.
  4. In the Direct Deposit of Refund/Electronic Payment section, scroll down to the Extension subsection.
  5. Check the box Electronic payment of tax due with extension.
  6. Enter the Extension payment date [Override] (if applicable).
    • For returns filed before or on the due date, ProConnect uses the tax return due date as the default payment date, i.e. 4/15/2021.
    • For returns filed after the due date, the electronic payment date will be the transmission date. Don't enter a date after the return due date here.
  7. Scroll down to the Financial Institution #1 subsection.
  8. Enter the Routing Transit Number.
  9. Enter the Depositor Account Number.
  10. Select the Type of account.
  11. Go to the Check Return tab.
  12. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  13. Click on e-file Payment Record and verify all information is generating correctly.

How to pay individual federal estimates electronically in ProConnect will guide you through setting up electronic payment of estimates.

  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Miscellaneous Information.
  4. In the section Direct Deposit of Refund (8050)/Electronic Payment, enter the following information:
    1. Routing number.
    2. Depositor account number.
    3. Enter a 1 or 2 in Type of account 1= checking, 2= savings.
  5. Scroll down to the Electronic Filing Only subsection.
  6. Check the box Electronic payment of balance due.
  7. Enter the Electronic payment date [Override] (if applicable).
    • For returns filed before or on the due date, ProConnect uses the tax return due date as the default payment date, i.e. 4/15/2021.
    • For returns filed after the due date, the electronic payment date will be the transmission date. Don't enter a date after the return due date here.
  8. Go to the Check Return tab.
  9. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  10. Click on e-file Payment Record and verify all information is generating correctly.
  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Miscellaneous Information.
  4. In the section Direct Deposit of Refund (8050)/Electronic Payment, enter the following information:
    1. Routing number.
    2. Depositor account number.
    3. Enter a 1 or 2 in Type of account 1= checking, 2= savings.
  5. Scroll down to the Electronic Filing Only subsection.
  6. Check the box Electronic payment of balance due.
  7. Enter the Extension payment date [Override] (if applicable).
    • For returns filed before or on the due date, ProConnect uses the tax return due date as the default payment date, i.e. 4/15/2021.
    • For returns filed after the due date, the electronic payment date will be the transmission date. Don't enter a date after the return due date here.
  8. Go to the Check Return tab.
  9. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  10. Click on e-file Payment and verify all information is generating correctly.
  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Miscellaneous Information.
  4. In the section Direct Deposit of Refund (8050)/Electronic Payment, enter the following information:
    1. Routing number.
    2. Depositor account number.
    3. Enter a 1 or 2 in Type of account 1= checking, 2= savings.
  5. Scroll down to the Electronic Filing Only subsection.
  6. Check the box Electronic payment of balance due.
  7. Enter the Electronic payment date [Override] (if applicable).
    • For returns filed before or on the due date, ProConnect uses the tax return due date as the default payment date, i.e. 4/15/2021.
    • For returns filed after the due date, the electronic payment date will be the transmission date. Don't enter a date after the return due date here.
  8. Go to the Check Return tab.
  9. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  10. Click on e-file Payment Record and verify all information is generating correctly.
  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Miscellaneous Information.
  4. In the section Direct Deposit of Refund (8050)/Electronic Payment, enter the following information:
    1. Routing number.
    2. Depositor account number.
    3. Enter a 1 or 2 in Type of account 1= checking, 2= savings.
  5. Scroll down to the Electronic Filing Only subsection.
  6. Check the box Electronic payment of tax due with extension.
  7. Enter the Extension payment date [Override] (if applicable).
    • For returns filed before or on the due date, ProConnect uses the tax return due date as the default payment date, i.e. 4/15/2021.
    • For returns filed after the due date, the electronic payment date will be the transmission date. Don't enter a date after the return due date here.
  8. Go to the Check Return tab.
  9. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  10. Click on e-file Payment Record and verify all information is generating correctly.
  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Miscellaneous Information.
  4. In the section Electronic Payment, check the box Electronic payment of balance due.
  5. Enter the Electronic payment date [Override] (if applicable).
    • For returns filed before or on the due date, ProConnect uses the tax return due date as the default payment date, i.e. 4/15/2021.
    • For returns filed after the due date, the electronic payment date will be the transmission date. Don't enter a date after the return due date here.
  6. Scroll down to the Bank Information subsection.
  7. Enter the Routing transit number.
  8. Enter the Depositor account number.
  9. Enter a 1 or 2 in Type of account 1= checking, 2= savings.
  10. Go to the Check Return tab.
  11. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  12. Click on e-file Payment Record and verify all information is generating correctly.
  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Miscellaneous Information.
  4. In the section Electronic Payment, scroll down to the Extension subsection.
  5. Check the box Electronic payment of tax due with extension.
  6. Enter the Extension payment date [Override] (if applicable).
    • For extensions filed before or on the due date, ProConnect uses the tax return due date as the default payment date, i.e. 4/15/2021.
    • For returns filed after the due date, the electronic payment date will be the transmission date. Don't enter a date after the return due date here.
  7. Scroll down to the Bank Information subsection.
  8. Enter the Routing transit number.
  9. Enter the Depositor account number.
  10. Enter a 1 or 2 in Type of account 1= checking, 2= savings.
  11. Go to the Check Return tab.
  12. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  13. Click on e-file Payment Record and verify all information is generating correctly.
  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Miscellaneous Information.
  4. In the section Electronic Payment, scroll down to the 21Estimated Tax subsection.
  5. Check the box Electronic payment of estimated tax.
    • Federal estimated tax payments will be directly withdrawn from the taxpayer's bank account per the estimated tax payment schedule printed on the client letter. To cancel payment, call the US Treasury Financial Agent at 1-888-353-4537 no later than 2 business days before the payment (settlement) date.
  6. Scroll down to the Bank Information subsection.
  7. Enter the Routing transit number.
  8. Enter the Depositor account number.
  9. Enter a 1 or 2 in Type of account 1= checking, 2= savings.
  10. Go to the Check Return tab.
  11. On the left-side menu, select Forms.
  12. Click on e-file Payment Record and verify all information is generating correctly.

Federal partnership returns don't calculate tax due or refunds. Everything passes through to the partners and the amount due/refund is calculated at the individual level.

For multi-state returns, bank information only has to be entered once. To enter bank information:

  1. Go to the Input Return tab.
  2. On the left-side menu, select General.
  3. Click on Miscellaneous Information.
  4. In the section Direct Deposit of Refund (8050)/Electronic Payment, enter the applicable information.

Tax Year 2021 Filing and Estimated Payment Dates

DateTax Return Type
January 18, 2022 4th Qtr 2021 ES payment due
March 15, 2022 1120S, 1065 business returns due
April 18, 2022 1040 tax returns due
1120 tax returns due
1st Qtr 2022 ES payment due
May 26, 2022 990 tax returns due
June 15, 2022 2nd Qtr 2022 ES payment due
July 31, 2022 5500 tax returns due
September 15, 2022 1120S, 1065 extended tax returns deadline
3rd Qtr 2022 ES payment due
September 30, 2022 1041 extended tax returns due
October 17, 2022 1120, 1040 extended tax returns due
January 17, 2023 4th Qtr 2022 ES payment due

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