Payment Glossary

FACTA (Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act)

Passed in 2003, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act enables consumers to request a free credit report from the top three credit reporting companies. These free credit reports can only occur once every twelve months.

Related Terms

  • ACK (ACH Payment Acknowledgement)

    An ACK entry is an acknowledgement by the receiving depository financial institution (RDFI) confirming the receipt of a corporate credit or debit (CCD) credit entry.

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  • DSO (Day Sales Outstanding)

    The total accounts receivables divided by average daily sales.

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