In Bellingham, companies filing taxes electronically save money

Businesses that file and pay state taxes to the Department of Revenue electronically will now save a buck every time they pay by E-check.

The bank previously handling E-check electronic payments had charged users a dollar per payment, but the Department of Revenue established a more efficient way to process the payments so the fee no longer will be charged, according to a press release from the agency.

E-check is one of several payment options taxpayers can use when filing their tax returns electronically. The others include ACH debit and credit, credit card and in some cases paper check.

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