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ACH Operators Announce Third Same Day ACH Processing Schedule

February 18, 2020
Following Nacha’s confirmation of March 19, 2021, as the effective date for the new, third Same Day ACH window, The Clearing House and the Federal Reserve Banks, as the two ACH Operators, have agreed on the following processing schedule. The deadline for the receipt of originated Same Day ACH payments from originating depository financial institutions (ODFIs) will be 4:45 p.m. Eastern Time; the target distribution time for the output to receiving depository financial institutions (RDFIs) will be 5:30 p.m. ET; and settlement will occur at 6:00 p.m. ET.
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