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Overview

This chapter provides information about federal government tax and non-tax collections through the ACH.

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May 2007 RevisionPDF file (110 kb)

Contents

A. Federal Tax Collections 7-2
EFTPS Overview 7-2
EFTPS Enrollment 7-2
Prenotification 7-2
EFTPS Payment Methods 7-2
EFTPS-Direct (ACH Debit) 7-2
Format 7-3
Reversals 7-3
EFTPS-Through a Financial Institution (ACH Credit) 7-3
Format 7-3
Returns and Reversals 7-3
Same Day Payments 7-3
EFTPS Assistance 7-4
B. Federal Non-Tax Collections 7-4
Direct Payment (Preauthorized Debit) 7-4
PAD Authorization Form (SF 5510) 7-5
FMS Lockbox Network Financial Institutions 7-6
FMS Regional Financial Center 7-6
Assistance 7-6
ACH Credits 7-6
FMS Lockbox Network Financial Institutions 7-7
Remittance Express (REX) 7-7
Assistance 7-7
Pay.gov 7-8
C. Paper Check Conversions 7-8
Paper check conversion 7-8
Customer notification 7-9
What financial institutions should know 7-9
If the ACH debit canít be processed 7-9
The physical check 7-9
Electronic Check Processing (ECP) 7-10
Paper Check Conversion Over-The-Counter (PCC OTC) 7-10
PCC OTC Assistance 7-10
   Last Updated:  March 14, 2014