Check Processing

Are you looking to process checks, eChecks, and direct debits through your merchant account? Look no further! More than ever, businesses are looking to expand the types of payments they offer. And as we increasingly move toward a cashless and contactless world, businesses are looking for check processing solutions that will keep them ahead of the curve.


Whether you’re wondering if eCheck is safe, looking to accept ACH payments, or browsing for B2B solutions, find the resources you need to navigate check processing. Let this type of digital payment expand your business at any stage.

Most Recent Check Processing Articles

Returned Check Fee: What Does it Mean and How to Avoid it

The term "returned check fee" carries significant weight in the knotty landscape of financial transactions. This monetary penalty imposed by banks and credit unions has…

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Is Zelle ACH or a Wire Transfer? Clarifying the Confusion

Many digital payment types today fall into one of two categories: automated clearing house (ACH) or wire transfer. But what’s the difference between these methods?…

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Lockbox Banking Explained: Everything You Need to Know

The average American writes fewer checks, but business barons continue the accounting tradition with rental receipts, banking bills, and countersigned contracts. Larger businesses use lockbox…

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How to Send an Electronic Check: Step-by-Step Guide

Ever since 2004, when the US officially adopted electronic checks with the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act (or Check 21), traditional checks have…

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How Long Does an eCheck Take to Clear?

Though paper checks haven't been entirely replaced yet, in an era where speed, security, and convenience rule, eCheck payment processing has become a necessity in…

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How to Deposit an eCheck: A Brief Guide

Thanks to today's technology, both a check payer and payee can conveniently process a check electronically and through their banks without having to make a…

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R85 ACH Return Code: Incorrectly Coded Outbound International Payment

As with any transaction type, accepting an ACH payment can lead to a return. This is where you may encounter ACH return code R85, one…

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How to Handle ACH Disputes, Claims, & Chargebacks in Your Business

ACH disputes and chargebacks can be frustrating, so today we'll provide some insight on how to effectively mitigate them within your business. But for now,…

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R84 ACH Return Code: Not Processed by Gateway

Unforeseen challenges like ACH return code R84 can arise for any merchant. Basically, when failing to process an ACH payment, the ACH system triggers an…

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R83 ACH Return Code: Foreign Receiving DFI Unable to Settle

Accepting ACH payments is often a seamless process. A typical ACH payment involves two banks: the one that initiates the payment (ODFI) and the one…

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