Latest News

NACHA Membership Approves Same Day ACH

Posted May 19, 2015

NACHA announced today that its voting membership approved Same Day ACH, an amendment to the NACHA Operating Rules to move payments faster. The rule enables a ubiquitous same-day capability for virtually any ACH transaction, creating options for the businesses, governments and consumers who want to move their money faster.

Congressman Gerald E. Connolly of Virginia Issues Proclamation Recognizing Financial Services Industry for Approving Same Day ACH

Posted May 20, 2015

NACHA today announced that Congressman Connolly of Virginia submitted a proclamation into the Congressional Record recognizing the financial services industry for its work to move payments faster with Same Day ACH. 

NACHA Announces 2015 Payments System Awards Recipients

Posted April 20, 2015

NACHA's Payments System Awards recognize the highest degree of achievement in the development, implementation and advancement of electronic payments.

NACHA Publishes ISO 20022 Mapping Guide

Posted April 20, 2015

NACHA announced today that it has published an ISO 20022 Mapping Guide to assist financial institutions in translating ISO 20022 payment instructions for their corporate customers into ACH payments.

Upcoming Events

May 28

Webinar: How to Execute ISO 20022 Payment Initiation via the ACH Network

Register and learn more about the ISO 20022 Mapping Guide.

Jun 2

Payments Innovation Alliance Meeting

Renaissance Barcelona | Barcelona, Spain

This meeting will feature payments related topics of importance to the organization’s membership – presented and explored from a global perspective.

Jun 25

Webinar: Same Day ACH: Moving Payments Faster

EST

Same Day ACH is coming soon. Will you be ready? 

Jul 12

The Payments Institute 2015

Emory Conference Center Hotel | Atlanta, Ga

The Payments Institute provides an intensive curriculum aimed at helping you achieve a higher understanding of the payments system.

 

More than 10,000 financial institutions support NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association. Together, we make billions of transactions safe and secure every year and pursue new ways to connect people and payments.

Rules Changes

Improving ACH Network Quality - Unauthorized Entry Fee

Upcoming - Effective 10/3/2016

This rule is intended to improve ACH Network quality by reducing the incidence of ACH debits that are returned as unauthorized. 

Same Day ACH: Moving Payments Faster

Upcoming - Effective 9/23/2016

This Rule will provide a new, ubiquitous capability for moving ACH payments faster and enable the same-day processing of virtually any ACH payment.

ACH Network Risk and Enforcement Topics

Upcoming - Effective 9/18/2015

This Rule will improve the overall quality of the ACH Network by reducing the incidence of returned Entries and the associated costs, both financial and reputational, that such returned Entries impose on the ACH Network and its participants. 

Person-to-Person Payments via ACH

Recently implemented - Effective 3/20/2015

The rule builds on the first phase of implementation in March 2014 to require the origination of all P2P payments via the ACH Network to use the credit WEB format.

 

More than 10,000 financial institutions support NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association. Together, we make billions of transactions safe and secure every year and pursue new ways to connect people and payments.