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Our National Check Professional Study Program Kicks Off on February 2, 2016! 
This certification training is being offered as the comprehensive preparation needed prior to taking the National Check Professional (NCP) Exam.  The 2016 exam window is April 16 – May 7, 2016. 
Sign up for all 12 sessions plus the full day review for a savings of over $600. Learn More 

 Payments Peer Group

Payments Peer Group

PAR/WACHA’s new Payments Peer Group program is designed to encourage information sharing and industry knowledge amongst your peers. We have found that our Members can benefit greatly from the collective experience of our Member Base. The questions can range from operational procedures and fraud prevention methods, to uses of common third party applications. To get started, Click here!  

The Mark of Excellence

WACHA, is a direct member of the National ACH Association (NACHA), a specially recognized and licensed provider of ACH education, publications and support. WACHA is also directly engaged in the NACHA rulemaking process and the Accredited ACH Professional program. Look for the Mark of Excellence, it's our promise of truth and consistency.

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Latest News

NACHA Introduces New Same Day ACH Video

Benefits to Consumers and Businesses

With the new Same Day ACH Rule going into effect this September, NACHA has released a new video showcasing how with Same Day payments just got better. The feature video includes expert testimonials and takes a look at the new Rule’s potential impact on bill pay, P2P payments and payroll. How will Same Day ACH benefit your organization?

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Treasury Issues Direct Deposit of Tax Refunds

FAQ Resource for Financial Institutions

To help financial institutions support their customers during the 2015 tax filing season, the Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service and the Internal Revenue Service has issued a FAQ Resource with useful information about Direct Deposit of IRS tax refunds. Financial institutions can use the Resource as a reference when answering customers’ questions about their tax refunds.

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NACHA Membership Approves

Unauthorized Entry Fee

Improving ACH Network Quality - Unauthorized Entry Fee: This rule is intended to improve ACH Network quality by reducing the incidence of ACH debits that are returned as unauthorized. Under this Rule, an ODFI would pay a fee to the RDFI for each ACH debit that is returned as unauthorized (return reason codes R05, R07, R10, R29 and R51).

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Upcoming Events

 February 2016 
February 9, 2016

Becoming an AAP (Accredited ACH Professional)

Free Webinar

February 9, 2016

Regulations - Reg CC


Check Education

February 10, 2016

Detecting the Business Email Compromise Scam

Complimentary Webinar brought to you by WACHA & Guardian Analytics

Free Webinar

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