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Direct Deposit (Electronic Funds Transfer)

With direct deposit or electronic funds transfer (EFT), the general public, government agencies, and business and institutions can pay and collect money electronically, without having to use paper checks. Direct deposit (EFT) is safe, secure, efficient, and less expensive than paper check payments and collections.

   Electronic Impact (stimulus) Payments

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Electronic payments are required! All federal benefit payments must now be paid electronically.

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If you get federal benefits, such as Social Security, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Veterans' benefits, civil service retirement, military federal retirement, or railroad retirement payments, you must get your benefits by direct deposit (EFT).  Sign Up Now!

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Last modified 04/28/20