Funding and Deposits

I have received a B notice, how do I respond?

First Data sends you a B notice when the legal filing name, Social Security Number (SSN), or Tax Identification Number (TIN) that you have provided to us does not match the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) records. The B notice informs you of the IRS’s intention to withhold 28% of your daily funds, which is known

What is a B Notice?

First Data sends you a B notice when the legal filing name, Social Security Number (SSN), or Tax Identification Number (TIN) that you have provided to us does not match the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) records. The B notice informs you of the IRS’s intention to withhold 28% of your daily funds, which is known

What is backup withholding?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) places a backup withholding tax on your funds when the information you have given to us does not match their records. This means you are not paying the correct tax on your income. If your legal filing name, Social Security Number (SSN), or Tax Identification Number (TIN) on our system

My bank has put a hold on my funds with a return code R29, what do I need to do?

If you have a corporate bank account, you need to authorize other companies to move money into or out of your bank account. If an unauthorized company tries to put money into your account or take money out of your account, your bank puts the funds on hold with a return code of R29. To

How do I stop backup withholding happening in the future?

The best way to avoid backup withholding is to provide us with the correct information. If you previously needed to correct your information due to backup withholding, you should make sure that your legal information is correct. Note: If your funds are currently withheld due to a backup withholding, a legal change will not fix

I have responded to my B notice, when will my funds be released?

We stop backup withholding when you correct your records. We cannot return your funds to you until you file your taxes for the corresponding year. For example: If the IRS instructed us to withhold your funds in December 2017, we will not be able to return the funds to you until you file your taxes

Am I exempt from backup withholding?

It is very unlikely that you are exempt from backup withholding, but some groups and types of transactions are exempt. Groups exempt from backup withholding Government agencies Non-profit organizations Banks and corporations Transactions exempt from backup withholding Real estate transactions Foreclosures and abandonments Cancelled debts Distributions from Archer Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs) Long-term care benefits

My funds are withheld, when will I receive them?

We may withhold funds in certain scenarios, for example: Fraud protection Backup withholding Fraud protection We may withhold funds to help protect you from fraud, for example: If the batches are the first batches settled on a new account If there are transactions that are unusually high in value We can withhold funds by either

When will I receive my funds?

You can expect to receive your deposits within three business days of settling or batching your terminal or software. Some businesses can expect to see the deposit for today’s transactions in their bank account the next business day. American Express processes funds from their “ESA” and “Want to Honor” programs separately. It may take up