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Automated Clearing House (ACH) Credit


Payment of Premiums via Automated Clearing House (ACH) Credit

ACH Credit is a banking term that applies to the electronic transfer of funds in which you, the customer, initiate the transaction by instructing your bank to transfer funds from your bank account to the Unemployment Insurance bank account. Your banking institution may require you to install software on your computer to create a file that the bank can use to process the ACH-Credit transaction. There will be fees charged to you by your banking institution for costs associated with processing each ACH-Credit transaction.

 

If ACH-Credit is the payment method you choose, you must return a completed Electronic Funds Transfer Agreement. We use the CCD+ format for ACH funds transfer.

 

Employers must use the following addenda record format (record type 7) in processing your electronic funds transfer under the ACH credit method. Please note, failure to use this format may result in your payment being processed later than the due date. Payments should be submitted to your financial institution no later than 2 days prior to the due date. If late, appropriate interest will be charged.

State of Tennessee Addenda Record Format for Unemployment Insurance Premiums

FIELD DESCRIPTION FIELD LENGTH ENTRY
Identifies this payment as the standard UI tax payment format 3 TXP
Field Separator 1 *
Taxpayer Identification 8 Tennessee UI Account Number (8 digit)
     
Field Separator 1 *
Tax Type Code 5 99999
Field Separator 1 *
Tax Period Ending Date 6 YYMMDD (Last Calendar Day of Quarter)
     
Field Separator 1 *
Amount Type 1 T
Field Separator 1 *
Amount 1 To 10 $$$$$$$$CC (Payment for this Employer)
Field Separator 1 *
Federal Identification 9 Federal EIN (9 digits)
Field Separator 1 *
Employer Name 25 Employer Name (up to 25 characters)
     
Field Separator 1 *
Field Separator 1 *
Terminator 1 \  (Signifies end of record)


EXAMPLES

Example One

Account number 1234-567 8 Last calendar day of the quarter June 30, 1999 Amount paid for this account number $300.25 Federal Identification Number Employer Name: Tennessee's Best Company Addenda Record:
TXP*12345678*99999*990630*T*30025*123456789*Tennessee's Best Company**\
Example Two Account number 1234-567 8 Last calendar day of the quarter June 30, 1999 Amount paid for this account number $30,350,200.25 Federal Identification Number Employer Name: Tennessee's Best Company Addenda Record: TXP*12345678*99999*990630*T*3035020025*123456789*Tennessee's Best Company**\


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