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Reference & Guidance

ACH Payment Processing


This chapter provides information about how federal government ACH payments are processed.

It also contains valuable information on payment dates and information to assist in identifying Treasury disbursed payments.

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Chapter 2: ACH Payment Processing

Contents - Chapter 2

  • A. Financial Organization Master File (FOMF) 2-3
  • B. Federal Government ACH Processing 2-4
  • C. Federal ACH Payment Schedule 2-7
  • D. Identifying Treasury Disbursed Payments 2-7
  • E. Identifying Non-Treasury Disbursed Payments 2-9
  • F. Garnishment of Federal Benefits 2-10

Last modified 02/01/23