WACHA 40th Anniversary


 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

Book your ACH Audit Now!

Are your payment operations compliant?

You should have PAR/WACHA perform your ACH Audit! PAR/WACHA’s ACH auditors are all Accredited ACH Professionals (AAPs), this means they know the rules and requirements for the ACH network inside and out. In fact, PAR/WACHA trains FDIC and State examiners on what to look for during an ACH audit! In addition, unlike other organizations who offer audit services, while performing the audit, PAR/WACHA’s auditors will train your ACH personnel when necessary and recommend solutions to the ACH compliance issues.

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Alliance Mobile Wallet white papers released

The Payments Innovation Alliance released the white paper, “The Winning Mobile Wallet Solution” last week on Monday, April 18th. You can find the documents under the Member Resources Tab on the Alliance Exchange home page, or click to go directly to the white paper or its companion document. The press release announcing the paper’s availability can be found on the NACHA website at https://www.nacha.org/news/nachas-payments-innovation-alliance-releases-new-white-paper-winning-mobile-wallet-solution. The paper can be downloaded from the Alliance Exchange as well as from the main NACHA website.

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Wisconsin Department of Revenue launches Opt-In Program to Reduce Fraud

R17 Return Reason Code

In order to help reduce fraudulent use of the ACH Network by individuals filing false tax returns with a fraudulent refund claim, NACHA has partnered State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue to create a new Opt-In Program for RDFIs. PAR/WACHA has partnered with Wisconsin Department of Revenue and NACHA to launch this program.

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Upcoming Events

 May 2016 
May 26, 2016

Elder Financial Exploitation

June 16, 2016 Worldwide Elder Abuse Day


June 1, 2016

WBA and WACHA's Card Symposium

Full Day In-Person

June 7, 2016

Regulation E

Two Part Webinar Series

June 7 & 9, 2016

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