Secure Payment System (SPS)

SPS Technical Webinar Sessions


SPS Technical Webinar Sessions provides a detailed technical walkthrough of the GWA/CARS SPS 440 file format for Federal Program Agencies (FPAs) that upload schedules with detail payment information or summary certifications. Training includes the addition of TAS/BETCs for compliance with the October 1, 2014 mandate. The mandate requires a Treasury Account Symbol/Business Event Type Code (TAS/BETC) with every payment transaction.


  • Programming requirements for conversion to the GWA/CARS SPS 440 file format
  • Walkthrough of the GWA/CARS SPS 440 file format

Recommended Participants

  • Individuals who have direct knowledge of the current format used to upload schedules into SPS
  • Individuals responsible for making programming changes to the upload file
  • Subject matter experts who understand the payment processes
  • Individuals responsible for testing the new TAS/BETC programming changes

Enrollment Notes

Please Note: Enrollment will close 24 hours prior to the session start time.

Conference lines are limited. If multiple people are attending the webinar session from your agency site, please follow the instructions below.

1. Submit a single registration for your agency site.
2. Click "YES" for Special needs.
3. In the text box, please specify the number of people attending from your agency site.
4. Click "Register"

Plan to dial in for the webinar on one conference line.
This maximizes the possible number of attendees with the limited number of dial-in lines.

Webinar Materials and Access:

  • Presentation Materials, Webinar Access and Conference Line Number will be provided to registered participants via email two days prior to the scheduled webinar date.


   Last Updated:  August 28, 2014