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September 24, 2021
The IRS used Same Day ACH to send some 430,000 Advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments.
September 21, 2021
The APRP exam tests for comprehensive risk management knowledge across all payment types, including check, wire, debit, credit and prepaid cards, emerging and alternative payments, and ACH.
September 13, 2021
Every day, U.S. government agencies rely on the ACH Network to distribute critical payments because it is safe, secure and reliable. To illustrate how Direct Deposits sent through the ACH Network are vital to Americans, Nacha launched directdepositdelivers.org.
September 1, 2021
In the second quarter of 2021, Same Day ACH payment volume was 148.7 million, an increase of 82% over the same time in 2020. Those payments transferred $250 billion, up 115% from a year earlier. 
August 5, 2021
​​​​​​​Nonprofits large and small will benefit by using Nacha’s newly updated Nonprofit Toolkit to encourage donations by electronic bank transfer via the ACH Network.
July 27, 2021
Robust growth continued for the modern ACH Network in the second quarter of 2021. Payment volume climbed 9.9%, with particularly strong growth in business-to-business (B2B) payments.
July 21, 2021
Adopting the new application programming interfaces will help corporate banking customers better access detailed financial data across banking platforms.
July 15, 2021
Nacha is expanding its leadership in payments education by building on its partnership with payments associations and adding the Credit Research Foundation. With the addition of CRF, the organizations will provide on demand educational opportunities for payments professionals to stay on top of industry changes.
June 29, 2021
Nacha announced today the addition of North American Banking Company as a Nacha Direct Financial Institution Member. Nacha now has more than 40 Direct Members, consisting of financial institutions and Payments Associations (PAs) that collectively represent nearly all financial institutions across the U.S.
June 9, 2021
Happy Remote Connect Day! Today marks 75 days until Nacha’s Smarter Faster Payments Remote Connect gets underway. The fact that Remote Connect offers the best in payments education is reason itself to celebrate, but Nacha is going one better. 
June 8, 2021
TokenEx today became a Nacha Preferred Partner for ACH Data Protection. As a Nacha Preferred Partner, TokenEx joins a select group of innovators recognized for offering products and services that align with Nacha’s strategies to advance the ACH Network.
May 26, 2021
As the COVID-19 pandemic begins to subside, healthcare claim payments are on the rise. Figures from Nacha show nearly 37.4 million healthcare claim payments were made to providers by ACH in March 2021, the most ever in a single month, and an increase of 19.3% over March 2020. The value of those payments, more than $171.3 billion, is up 13% from a year earlier.