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.
- 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.
- CARS (Central Account Reporting System)
- Handles accounting and reporting for all federal agencies
- CAS (Card Acquiring Service)
- This service 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.
- Direct Express
- A prepaid debit card for federal benefit recipients who do not have a bank or credit union account. Visit www.USDirectExpress.com.
- DMS (Debt Management Services)
- 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.
- EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer)
- Allows government agencies to pay and collect money electronically instead of using paper checks.
- EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System)
- EFTPS.gov 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 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 Agent Mentor-Protégé Program
- A voluntary program intended to facilitate the inclusion of a broader segment of the financial institution (FI) community (i.e., small FIs with assets of less than $2 billion) to serve as financial agents.
- 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 www.GoDirect.gov.
- GTAS (Government-wide Treasury Account Symbol)
- Used by agencies to report budget execution information to the Department of the Treasury.
- Imprest Fund
- A fixed cash or petty cash fund in the form of currency or coin that has been advanced to a cashier as “Funds Held Outside 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 IPP.gov.
- 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
- 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.
- 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
- A Fiscal Service payment disbursement center, working for almost 300 federal agencies.
- PIR (Payment Information Repository)
- Centralized information repository for federal payment-related data.
- 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.
- PPS (Post Payment System)
- Will safeguard and administer the most comprehensive set of data for government payments.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 www.USDebitCard.gov.
- USSGL (U.S. Standard General Ledger)
- Provides uniform charts of accounts and technical guidance for standardizing federal accounting.
Last modified 04/11/19