Important Change to Federal Benefit Payments

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posted 1/22/2013 in Personal Banking

Important Changes to Federal Benefit Payments

The U.S. Department of the Treasury will now pay all Federal Benefits electronically.

  • If you applied or will be applying for benefits after May 1, 2011, you will receive benefit payments electronically from the start.
  • If you are already receiving paper checks, you need to make the switch to electronic by March 1, 2013.

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What you will need:

  • Checking or Savings Account Number
  • 12-Digit Federal Benefit Check Number
  • Amount of Benefit Check