ACH Processing Calendar

Reminder Regarding High Dollar Payroll Files/Entries...


As year-end approaches, please keep in mind the following procedures associated with processing high dollar payroll-related files and entries:

Important Notice Regarding Christmas Processing Hours (2021)

Kotapay will be closing at 1:00 P.M. CT on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24th. ACH files need to be uploaded by 1 P.M. CT to be dated for Friday, December 24th. Files uploaded after 1:00 P.M. CT on Friday, December 24th, will be processed on Monday, December 27th. To avoid additional charges or a delay in processing, please allow extra time for processing.
December 2021

United States Federal Reserve Bank Holidays

Because Federal Reserve Banks will be closed on the following holidays, no ACH transactions can be processed. Please incorporate these dates into your processing windows like you would incorporate Saturdays and Sundays. If you have a question, please call us at (800) 378-3328.

Processing Times - Standard

DayProcessing Cutoff - Standard
Monday - Thursday10 pm CT
Friday  6 pm CT
Sunday  3 pm CT
Files uploaded on Saturday will be processed on Sunday
Files received prior to the cutoff time will follow standard processing procedures.

Processing Times - Same Day*

DayProcessing Cutoff
Monday - Friday2 pm CT
Wire required prior to 2 pm CT
*  Same Day ACH Fact Sheet  

ACH Processing (holiday) Calendar

New Year's DayFri, Jan 1Sat, Jan 11Mon, Jan 22
Martin Luther King Jr. DayMon, Jan 18Mon, Jan 17Mon, Jan 16
President's DayMon, Feb 15Mon, Feb 21Mon, Feb 20
Memorial DayMon, May 31Mon, May 30Mon, May 29
JuneteenthSat, Jun 191Mon, Jun 202Mon, Jun 19
Independence DayMon, Jul 52Mon, Jul 4Tue, Jul 4
Labor DayMon, Sep 6Mon, Sep 5Mon, Sep 4
Columbus DayMon, Oct 11Mon, Oct 10Mon, Oct 9
Veteran's DayThu, Nov 11Fri, Nov 11Sat, Nov 111
Thanksgiving DayThu, Nov 25Thu, Nov 24Thu, Nov 23
Christmas Eve/
Christmas Day
Sat, Dec 251Mon, Dec 262Mon, Dec 25

1  For holidays falling on Saturday, Federal Reserve Banks and branches will be open the preceding Friday.
2  For holidays falling on Sunday, all Federal Reserve offices will be closed the following Monday.