Federal Agency Guidance
Treasury Financial Manual
- Policies, procedures, and instructions for federal departments and agencies, Federal Reserve banks (FRBs), and other concerned parties to follow in carrying out their fiscal responsibilities.
- Visit Treasury Financial Manual (TFM)
- Definitions for the four main categories of payments that the Bureau of the Fiscal Service disburses: salary, benefit, vendor, miscellaneous. By following these definitions, federal agency staff can better classify payments and help Treasury be precise in its reporting.
- Download Classifying Payments Guidance PDF
Temporary Procedures for Federal Government Deposits
- Defines what to do if your local Treasury general account depositary is not open or is difficult to get to because of a hurricane.
- Download Temporary Procedures for Federal Government Deposits PDF
ITS.gov is a comprehensive international payment and collection system used for processing international direct deposit payments to benefit recipients and both electronic and check payments to vendor, foreign payroll, and miscellaneous payment recipients. It offers a government-wide common solution for issuing international payments in established and emerging markets worldwide.
Read more about International Treasury Services
Postage Payments to the U.S. Postal Service
Read about how to format payment records when making ACH credit payments to the U.S. Postal Service for postage.
Or, for additional information, consult one of the following:
- For information on formatting instructions for FPAs making postage payments to the USPS,
- download FPAs Formatting Instructions DOC.
- For information on non-Treasury disbursed record layouts,
- download Record Layout Instructions DOC.
- For frequently asked questions,
- download Postal Payments FAQs DOC.
Agency Outreach can provide a contact list of agency relationship managers for federal agency staff with questions or issues related to cash management or EFT.
Last modified 08/09/18