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Bureau of the Fiscal Service
All Programs & Services

All Programs & Services

See below for a list of programs and services within the Bureau of the Fiscal Service. For a complete list of all site content including news, careers, reports and more, use the A-Z Index at the top of the page.


ACH (Automated Clearing House)
The primary system that agencies use for electronic funds transfer (EFT).
Agency Outreach
The process we use to establish relationships with our federal agency customers in our collections business.
Agency Priority Goal
To achieve the goal of reducing checks and increasing electronic payments, Fiscal Service would like to partner with federal agencies to develop electronic payment options that will help achieve the Agency Priority Goal targets.
America's Finance Guide
Your Guide to America’s Finances is an overview of U.S. government finances where you’ll find information on federal revenue, federal spending, national deficit, and national debt.
ASAP (Automated Standard Application for Payments)
A completely electronic payment application for federal agencies to quickly and securely disburse funds to recipient organizations.


Bank Management System
A web-based application used for reporting bank management information by financial institutions seeking compensation for services provided to the Bureau of the Fiscal Service.


CAS (Card Acquiring Service)
This service handles accounting and reporting for all federal agencies.
CARS (Central Account Reporting System)
Handles accounting and reporting for all federal agencies
Certifying Officer Training
This training provides new and experienced federal certifying officers (COs) and members of the federal payment management community with the content and skills needed to certify the validity of their payments, disbursed on behalf of their agency by the Fiscal Service.
Check Claims
When a person who receives government payments for an entitlement or an administrative program has a problem related to the payment, this group processes the claim.
CIR (Collections Information Repository)
A web-based tool that gives federal agencies information on deposits and collections by streamlining financial transaction information from all collections and settlement systems into one place.
CMIA (Cash Management Improvement Act)
Provides the general rules and procedures for the efficient transfer of funds for federal financial assistance programs between the federal government and the states
Credit Gateway
A convenient way for federal agencies to get their money from Fedwire and Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions.
Cross Servicing
A consolidated government-wide program collects delinquent, non-tax debt on behalf of federal agencies.
CRS (Centralized Receivables Service)
Service provided to federal agencies to assist them in managing accounts receivable.


Data Transparency
Debit Gateway
Centralizes e-check & ACH transaction processing and settlement.
Debit Gateway
Direct Deposit (Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT))
Allows the general public, government agencies, and business and institutions to pay and collect money electronically instead of using paper checks.
Direct Express®
A prepaid debit card for federal benefit recipients who do not have a bank or credit union account. Visit
Debt Management
Provides a comprehensive debt management program.
DNP (Do Not Pay)
Helps federal agencies by supporting their efforts to detect and prevent improper payments.


A stored value card to be used in place of cash for soldiers or civilians in deployed locations.
Initiative that partners with federal agencies to encourage individuals and businesses to pay non-tax payments electronically.
eCommerce Collections
Cutting edge electronic payment suite for use by the public and government agencies.
ECP (Electronic Check Processing)
A web application used by government agencies & Treasury lockbox financial agents to convert paper checks into ACH transactions or Check 21 items.
EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System) allows individuals, businesses, and federal agencies to pay their taxes electronically for free.
A stored value card for use by military personnel in training, instead of receiving cash.


Federal Borrowings Program
Facilitates loans to federal agencies on behalf of the Department of the Treasury. Federal agencies that have the appropriate legal authority granted by Congress through legislation may borrow funds from Treasury.
Federal Disbursement Services (formerly National Payment Center of Excellence)
A Fiscal Service payment disbursement center, working for almost every federal agency in the Executive Branch.
Federal Tax Collection Service
Provides same-day federal tax payment mechanisms for business tax filers and payroll processors.
FIT (Financial Innovation & Transformation)
Identifies and facilitates innovative solutions to help government agencies become more efficient.
FedInvest (Federal Investments Program)
Provides investment services to federal government agencies that have funds on deposit with the U.S. Treasury and have legislative authority to invest those funds in Government Account Series securities.
Financial Management Quality Service Management Office (FM QSMO)
On June 29, 2020, the Department of the Treasury was designated as the Financial Management Quality Service Management Office (FM QSMO) for core financial management by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The FM QSMO is an OMB/Treasury initiative that will offer a new approach to federal financial management, offering systems and services that will drive innovation, compliance with federal policies, standardization and automation.


The G-Invoicing System will be the front-end application for users to originate IGT Buy/Sell transactions and will manage the receipt and acceptance of General Terms and Conditions (GT&C) Agreements and Orders
General Fund
Assets and liabilities used to finance the daily and long-term operations of the U.S. government.
GLN (General Lockbox Network)
Service provided by financial institutions to help government agencies process paper checks and remittance documents received through the mail.
GFRS (Government-wide Financial Report System)
Application used to collect closing package information federal program agencies.
A campaign designed to ensure that recipients of social security or other federal benefits receive their payments electronically. Visit
GTAS (Government-wide Treasury Account Symbol)
Used by agencies to report budget execution information to the Department of the Treasury.


IPAC (Intra-Governmental Payment and Collection)
A way for federal program agencies to transfer funds from one agency to another with standardized description data.
IPP (Invoice Processing Platform)
A free, web based service that manages government invoicing from purchase order through payment notification. Visit
IRS Lockbox Network
A service in which financial institutions deposit tax payments for the IRS.
Provides international payment services to federal agencies in approximately 200 countries.


Judgment Fund
Pays court judgments and Justice Department compromise settlements of lawsuits against the government.


Kansas City Financial Center (now Federal Disbursement Services)
A Fiscal Service payment disbursement center, working for almost every federal agency in the Executive Branch.


A stored value card to be used aboard a ship in place of cash or currency. Also called NavyCash
MBDP (Minority Bank Deposit Program)
A program for minority-owned or woman-owned banks and credit unions to become depositaries and federal agents.
MMC (Military Meal Checks Program)
A program to provide meal checks for new military enlistees to purchase meals while traveling from their Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) to their recruit training location.
Modernization, Innovation, and Payment Resolution (formerly National Payment Integrity and Resolution Center)
A Fiscal Service payment disbursement center, working for almost every federal agency in the Executive Branch.


National Payment Center of Excellence (now Federal Disbursement Services)
A Fiscal Service payment disbursement center, working for almost every federal agency in the Executive Branch.
National Payment Integrity and Resolution Center (now Modernization, Innovation, and Payment Resolution)
A Fiscal Service payment disbursement center, working for almost every federal agency in the Executive Branch.
A stored value card to be used aboard a ship in place of cash or currency. Also called MarineCash


Office of Financial Innovation & Transformation (FIT)
Identifies and facilitates innovative solutions to help government agencies become more efficient.
OTCnet (Over-the-Counter Channel Network)
An application that lets federal agencies manage and report all check and cash deposits in one place.


PACER (Payments, Claims, and Enhanced Reconciliation)
Online system that allows federal agencies and others to access payment/issue status, initiate claims, and more.
PAM (Payment Automation Manager)
Standardized payment processing system that supports federal program agencies.
Allows individuals, states, and businesses make non-tax payments to the federal government online.
Philadelphia Financial Center (now Modernization, Innovation, and Payment Resolution)
A Fiscal Service payment disbursement center, working for almost 300 federal agencies.
PIR (Payment Information Repository)
Centralized information repository for federal payment-related data.
PICOE (Payment Integrity Center of Excellence)
The Payment Integrity Center of Excellence (PICOE) is a community of experts within the Bureau of the Fiscal Service that assists agencies in reducing improper payments and is dedicated to solving government-wide payment integrity challenges.
PPMI (Post Payment Modernization Initiative)
The Post Payment Modernization Initiative (PPMI) is the work by the Bureau of Fiscal Service Philadelphia Financial Center to strengthen and modernize essential operations that support the full life-cycle of post-payment processing.
Prompt Payment
Rule that makes sure that invoices submitted by vendors are paid on time by federal agencies.


SAM (Shared Accounting Module)
Application that validates or derives combinations to assist the GWA in classifying transactions.
Shared Services
Fiscal Service provides accounting, financial management, procurement, travel, human resources and information technology to federal agencies through its Shared Services offering.
SDA (Summary Debt Accounting)
Summary Debt Accounting accounts for and reports on the outstanding public debt and related interest.
SPS (Secure Payment System)
Application that allows government agencies to securely create payment schedules.
SLGS (State and Local Government Securities)
SLGS securities are offered for sale to issuers of state and local government tax-exempt debt to assist with compliance of yield restriction or arbitrage rebate provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.
State and Local Tax Witholding
Agreements are established between the Secretary of the Treasury and states (including the District of Columbia), cities, or counties for withholding of state, city or county income or employment taxes.
Surety Bonds
Program for companies to write or reinsure federal bonds, or reinsure those companies.
SVC (Stored Value Card)
Card-based electronic alternative to cash using a smart card.


TCIS (Treasury Check Information System)
Records and reconciles Treasury payments, allows users to get claim status on ACH payments.
TCMM (Treasury Collateral Management & Monitoring)
Application that monitors securities and other financial assets pledged as collateral to secure public funds.
TGA (Treasury General Account)
Consists of three parts that receive cash and check deposits from federal agencies.
TOP (Treasury Offset Program)
Collects debts for federal agencies by reducing (“offsetting”) payments to individuals.
Treasury Bank Mentor-Protégé Program
The Treasury Bank Mentor-Protégé Program (TBMPP) was established by the Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service in Fiscal Year 2018 to recognize and promote the important role played by small banks and financial institutions (FIs) in the nation’s economy and financial system.
TFM (Treasury Financial Manual)
The TFM is the Department of the Treasury's (Treasury's) official publication of policies, procedures, and instructions concerning financial management in the federal government.


Unpaid Foreign Claims
Certifies/denies claims from U.S. nationals who have lost property in foreign countries for various reasons.
U.S. Debit Card
Bank card that federal agencies can use to make payments to individuals. Visit
This site is designed to provide usable, easy-to-understand summary information about the billions of financial transactions processed by the Treasury each year through interactive reports, dashboards, and visuals.
USSGL (U.S. Standard General Ledger)
Provides uniform charts of accounts and technical guidance for standardizing federal accounting.


Vendor Payment Guidance
Guidance for vendors about getting paid from the federal government for their services.

Last modified 07/14/23