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April 5, 2021
Same Day ACH payments will be further enhanced with a new $1 million per transaction limit. Nacha members approved a measure to increase the per-payment maximum from the current $100,000 to $1 million effective March 18, 2022. It will apply to all eligible Same Day ACH payments, including credits and debits for both businesses and consumers.
April 1, 2021
You want more ACH payments from your customers because ACH:
March 30, 2021
Nacha releases its Top 50 rankings of financial institution originators and receivers of ACH payments for 2020.
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 22, 2021
Nacha, The Clearing House and The Federal Reserve—collectively comprising the infrastructure of the ACH Network—announce the successful expansion of Same Day ACH.
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 11, 2021
Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 into law provides relief for tens of millions of Americans. The ACH Network is ready to deliver these relief payments via Direct Deposit, with funds available to people on the day instructed by the IRS.
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