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April 1, 2021
You want more ACH payments from your customers because ACH:
March 25, 2021
When a transaction involves the use of a payment intermediary (e.g., a Third-Party Service Provider that performs some aspect of payment processing on behalf of a client), those ACH roles may not always be easily identifiable. That’s why Nacha developed and recently updated the Third-Party Sender Identification Tool.
March 18, 2021
It’s anything but a quiet Friday at Nacha. There are some big changes taking effect today (March 19) at the ACH Network: Same Day ACH, Account Validation and economic impact payments.
March 18, 2021
Afinis Interoperability Standards membership organization, which focuses on the rapid delivery of APIs and other financial services standards across the U.S. and globally, welcomes two new member organizations: Credit Union Financial Exchange and Moov.
March 17, 2021
ACH payments provide clear benefits compared to check payments. If your company currently does not send ACH payments to vendors/suppliers, you can contact your bank for recommendations on how to get started with sending ACH payments. 
March 17, 2021
The Payments Innovation Alliance has launched the ACH Guide for Developers, an online resource created to assist developers who need to code to the Nacha Operating Rules and Guidelines format, but are not Rules experts.
March 15, 2021
From the beginning in 2016 to the later hours in 2021, how Same Day ACH has seen a major enhancement every year.
March 10, 2021
As the ACH Network grows, part of that growth can be attributed to an increase in consumer payments made via the internet and mobile devices. With that growth comes a need to ensure account information is accurate before ACH debits are originated. It's one reason why Nacha is implementing the Supplementing Fraud Detection Standards for WEB Debits Rule – often called the Account Validation Rule
March 3, 2021
Introducing SPEAK, Nacha's new on demand learning management platform.
March 3, 2021
Within four days of the Maryland RELIEF Act of 2021 becoming law, the state processed 98% of the payments—nearly two-thirds of which were made by Direct Deposit. How did they do it? In a word, preparation.  The RELIEF (Recovery for the Economy, Livelihoods, Industries, Entrepreneurs, and Families) Act provides automatic payments to Maryland state taxpayers with low to moderate incomes who filed for and received the Earned Income Tax Credit on their 2019 state returns. 
February 16, 2021
If you’ve experienced the “joy” of having teenagers matriculating through middle and high school, you’ve no doubt heard the question, “Why do I have to take algebra?” 
February 16, 2021
Many dentists have yet to experience the benefits of receiving insurance claim payments by ACH, but there are encouraging signs, a new report found. “Although the majority of dental payments are made via a paper check, the industry is seeing an uptick in the number of electronic dental payments, specifically for dental providers who have historically been hesitant to trust the exchange of electronic funds,” noted the 2020 CAQH Index.