Payment Glossary

ARC (Accounts Receivable Entry)

An ARC entry is a one time debit entry to the account of a receiver whom has previously been notified that their check (source document) will be converted into a single entry ACH transaction. The receiver must provide the source document to the originator via a drop box location or through the U.S. mail.

Related Terms

  • E-Check (or echeck)

    E-Check payments are ACH payments that originate via the internet, telephone, point-of-sale (POS), or bill payment sent through the mail or unattended lockbox. For mail and lockbox...

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  • Originator

    As it relates to check processing, the originator is the person who originally wrote a check.

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