NACHA has been fairly busy these past few years finalizing and updating rules, issuing bulletins and seeking industry comments for new rules to make ACH transactions faster. A couple of ACH rule deadlines are looming, so it is a good time to review these rules, highlight resources and give you a heads up on things you may have missed from last year.
Same Day ACH Phase 3
Most credit unions that originate ACHs are well aware of the Same Day ACH rule that was passed a couple of years ago to expedite the sending and receiving of ACHs. As of today, the deadlines for Phase 1 and Phase 2 are long gone, paving the way for the effective date of March 16, 2018 for Same Day ACH Phase 3. Folks, this is only 58 days away!
Here is a table that details the different requirements of each implementation phase, highlighting Phase 3 requirements:continue reading »