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What is an ACH batch?

An automated clearing house (ACH) batch is a group of records considered a single unit for the purpose of data processing. Businesses will create batches to send ACH transactions into the ACH network. 
 
The batch will have the required information to send the ACH transactions. Each batch will contain the effective date, the originating business name, dollar amounts, participant names, account numbers and routing numbers. 

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The debit or credit for the ACH batch total will be posted to your Gate City bank business checking or savings account on the effective date. Credits are posted on the date the funds are received.

If you or your team would like assistance getting started with ACH origination, a member of our treasury management consulting team can help. Training details will depend on the location and the needs of the business. Please contact us directly for more information!

Businesses can sign up for business online banking immediately after their account is opened by contacting a treasury management consultant or visiting one of our locations. Our team members can review any associated fees with you before you complete your registration.

Please note that additional time may be needed to complete setup for ACH origination or remote deposit capture, depending on approval.

We’re happy to say there is no limit to the number of users that can be set up for your business in business online banking.

Signing up is a breeze! Follow these simple steps:

  1. Log in to online banking.
  2. Select “Bill Pay” from the menu. Review and accept the terms and conditions, and then you’ll be good to go!

 Signing up with our mobile app is easy, too! Simply select “Move Money” and “Pay Bills” to get started.

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