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ABA Transit Number

A nine-digit code at the bottom of a check indicating the bank that issued the check. The ABA transit number is issued and published by the American Bankers Association. It is also called the routing transit number or the association number.
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International payments information in GFTR includes ABA Routing and Transit numbers, Canadian Transit numbers, BLZs for Germany and Austria, Sort Codes for the United Kingdom, and the Bank Identifier Codes (BICs) assigned by S.
If they want to go one step further, they can scramble the transit number and slow up the process of presentation and return of counterfeit checks.
TFP will bring its EPICWare(TM) filter, a data solution that ensures straight-through processing of ACH transactions by validating and modifying, as necessary, American Bankers Association (ABA) routing and transit numbers and account number structures.
Developed by US Dataworks, this module utilizes Thomson's EPICWare(tm) Filter to verify and modify, as appropriate, the ABA Routing and Transit numbers and account structures of checks to originate more accurate ACH payments.