Abandon Reclamation Request – EFT
Form SSA-1714. A request for Treasury to stop a direct deposit reclamation that has been requested by SSA.
Automated Clearinghouse, a facility through which financial credits and debits flow electronically.
A monthly listing of all SSA beneficiaries in a certain country.
Technology by which a U.S. financial institution can enroll a customer in direct deposit by sending the information electronically to SSA or another Federal Agency. Also used to enroll beneficiaries in IDD through ITS.gov.
A type of financial institution in Canada, similar to a credit union in the U.S.
Cancellation of Direct Deposit
Used when the beneficiary or representative payee has asked SSA to stop direct deposit of the beneficiary's payments.
The country's main bank for financial policy and deposit of the country's funds.
For IDD, the bank selected to move payments between FRBNY and the banks in another country.
An arrangement between two banks. Beneficiaries living outside the U.S. can enroll in direct deposit at a U.S. bank, and have payments automatically sent by the U.S. bank to their account at a bank in another country.
Critical Payment System (CPS)
A system for paying Title II payments when regular payments cannot be made. CPS payments can be made by EFT to U.S. bank accounts. They can not be made through IDD, but they can be paid by check to a beneficiary who has IDD, if the mailing address on the MBR is correct.
Title II beneficiaries are assigned one of four cycles to receive their payments.
Depositor's Account Number. For IDD, the field for the DAN on the MBR may contain other information in addition to the account number.
Death Notification Entry (DNE)
Electronic notification of a beneficiary's death that SSA (or other Government agency) transmits to an FI in the U.S.
GN 02408.605, GN 02402.095B.1.
Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996
Government law that requires most payments to beneficiaries to be paid electronically.
Deposit Slip/Deposit Ticket
Used by FI customer to deposit money in the correct account. Cannot be used for direct deposit enrollments, because the RTN is usually different.
Depositor's Account Number
DAN. For IDD, the field for the DAN on the MBR may contain other information in addition to the account number.
A list of references for coding IDD for each country is at GN 02402.200. Instructions are at GN 02402.300.
Direct Deposit Intercept
A stop payment before the payment is routed to a U.S. FI.
GN 02402.002C and GN 02407.010B.1.b.
Direct Express Card
Direct Deposit using MasterCard, especially for beneficiaries without an FI account.
Death Notification Entry
Financial institution in the U.S.
GN 02402.030 lists types of FIs.
Department of the Treasury
A payment the beneficiary or the beneficiary's estate is entitled to receive.
Electronic Funds Transfer (direct deposit).
Stop payment so the payment does not go to the FI.
Electronic Transfer Account
Special direct deposit account available at some FIs when a customer is receiving government benefits.
Request for direct deposit. SF-1199 A for U.S., SSA-1199-XXXX for IDD.
GN 02402.075 (U.S.). IDD enrollment forms are in each country's section,
GN 02402.300 to
List is at GN 02402.200.
Enrollment sent by FI, electronically, directly to SSA's systems.
Electronic Transfer Account
Local currency for several European countries. IDD is sent in euros to several countries.
Federal Benefits Unit in a U.S. consular office in a foreign country.
Federal Benefits Unit
Special unit in a U.S. Embassy, a Consulate General, or the Veterans Affairs Regional Office in Manila, Philippines. The FBU processes work for SSA and some other agencies.
Federal Reserve Bank
Central bank of the U.S.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
SSA's fiscal agent for International Direct Deposit.
SSA Field Office in the U.S.
Federal Reserve Bank, the central bank of the U.S.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York, SSA's fiscal agent for International Direct Deposit.
Dept. of the Treasury's campaign to increase direct deposit of U.S. government payments.
Department of the Treasury's instructions for banks re Government direct deposit.
International Direct Deposit.
IDD Enrollment Form
SSA-1199-XXXX. A variation of the SF-1199A that includes spaces for an IDD country's bank and account number information.
GN 02402.220, GN 02402.200
Stop payment at FRBNY so IDD payment does not go to the foreign FI.
IDD Mass Enrollment
SSA or the FBU notifies all check receivers in a country when IDD becomes available, or when the RFBO wants to increase direct deposit.
Manual search for allegedly missing IDD payment, through FRBNY or the FBU.
Manual request for return of an IDD payment after death.
Payment made after death and not due the beneficiary or beneficiary's estate.
See Reclamations at GN 02408.000.
Stop payment before it goes to an FI.
GN 02402.002C, GN 02402.235
An account at an investment firm, not legal for EFT directly between SSA and the account.
GN 02402.030C. describes special arrangements when the beneficiary would like to have benefits go to an investment account.
A secure Internet site at Treasury operated by FRBNY for IDD enrollments, beneficiary lists, payment reports, payments, and returned payments.
An FI account held by more than one person or other entity.
The type of money used in a certain country. Most IDD payments are paid in local currency, such as the euro.
Direct deposit enrollment of a large group of people, especially when IDD or correspondent banking first becomes available in a country, or when the Federal Benefits Officer wants to increase direct deposit use.
Master Beneficiary Record, the SSA online record of all Title II beneficiaries.
Information about bank code and depositor account number at the bottom of a check.
A term used for IDD situations when an FI has a contract with FRBNY for IDD to more than one country.
Non-Bank Financial Service Provider (FSP)
Entity that offers direct deposit to customers through a regular FI.
Nonreceipt of Direct Deposit
The beneficiary alleges not receiving an EFT payment at a U.S. FI.
GN 02406.007 - GN 02406.030
Nonreceipt of International Direct Deposit (IDD)
The beneficiary alleges not receiving a payment made through IDD (RTN begins with 5, 6, or 7).
Notification of Change (NOC)
A change input by the FI when some portion of the direct deposit information is incorrect, and a change to a new account is not involved. For IDD, NOCs can be input through ITS.gov.
Office of Financial Policy and Operations.
Office of International Operations, the PC responsible for payments to beneficiaries living abroad. Also known as PC8.
Office of Payment and Recovery Policy in OFPO, responsible for direct deposit (including IDD) and other payment policy, including nonreceipt, reclamations, and overpayments.
Payment Address - EFT
Direct deposit information.
Payment Intercept - EFT
Stop payment before the payment reaches the FI.
GN 02402.235 (IDD)
One of SSA's eight Processing Centers.
Payment History Update System, for queries about a Title II beneficiary's payment information.
A zero dollar payment transmission from SSA to notify an FI before sending the first actual payment to the account.
A form previously used to send a reclamation request to FRBNY for IDD payments to certain countries.
Now superseded by form SSA-1710.
A form previously used to send nonreceipt information to FRBNY for certain countries.
Now superseded by form SSA-1711.
Returned Check Action program, for processing returns of payments (EFT or check).
Action to get a return of an improper payment after death.
EFT reclamations from U.S. FIs, GN 02408.600. IDD reclamations, GN 02408.900.
Redirect - IDD
Authorization to an FI to change IDD information after the payment has been sent, so it can be deposited in the correct account.
A Dept. of State Regional Federal Benefits Officer, with responsibility for SSA's and other agencies' work within a group of countries.
Routing and Transit Number
A 9-digit bank code for direct deposit, including a Check Digit at the end. The RTN for IDD begins with a prefix to show the country or contractor. If some of the foreign bank code doesn't fit in the RTN, it is shown in the DAN field.
A list of references for coding IDD for each country is at GN 02402.220D. Instructions for coding are at GN 02402.300.
Routing and Transit Number
A list of references for coding the RTN for IDD for each country is at GN 02402.220D. Instructions are at GN 02402.300.
The Routing and Transit Number Database has the codes for all U.S. FIs to which payments can be sent via direct deposit.
RTN Prefix Code - IDD
A 2-digit code beginning with 5, 6, or 7 at the front of the RTN to show the country or contractor to which the IDD payment should go.
List is at GN 02402.220B.
Treasury's enrollment form for direct deposit to a U.S. FI account. SSA rarely needs to use this.
Power of Attorney to a bank to cash and deposit a check on behalf of the beneficiary, when IDD is not available in that country.
Single Payment System
(SPS). A system for sending payments for FIs, etc. Also used when a Title II benefit payment cannot be sent through the normal process. Cannot be used for EFT payments to attorneys.
Special Veterans Benefits
For SVB direct deposit, see VB 01201.001.
A unit in a PC that answers calls to SSA's 800 number.
Single Payment System. For payments to non-beneficiaries. Also for Title II payments that cannot be sent through the normal process.
SSA-1199 - (country)
An enrollment form for IDD to a certain country.
Payment Reclamation Form used by OIO and some FBUs to request FRBNY to reclaim an improper IDD payment.
SSA Nonreceipt form, used by OIO and some FBUs for nonreceipt of IDD.
Notice of Reclamation for U.S. dollar payments to FIs in Canada.
Notice of Reclamation for Canadian dollar payments to FIs in Canada.
Statement of Reclamation Action, used for FI to respond when an IDD reclamation request is sent to an FI in another country.
Special Veterans Benefits
VB 01201.001, SVB direct deposit.
Special Veterans Benefits
An account set up between two individuals, so one can hold the money in trust for the other.
A formal arrangement between the beneficiary and an FI to manage the funds in the account. Not acceptable for direct deposit, as FI is usually shown as owner.
Teleservice Center, where SSA's 800 number calls are directed.
Type of Account
Checking, savings, or other account. For SSA, all direct deposit inputs show either checking or savings.
U.S. Dollar Account
An account in U.S. currency at a bank in a foreign country.