In-house processing float

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In-house processing float

The time it takes the receiver of a check to process a payment and deposit it in a bank for collection.

In-House Processing Float

A deposit into a bank account that has not yet cleared. For example, one may deposit a check for $1,000 from an out-of-state bank. The funds may be posted to the account immediately, but they will not become available to the account holder until the issuing bank honors the check and transfers the funds to the receiving bank. This process can take as long as five business days. See also: Check Hold.