Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations

In order to make the FMS Web site more user-friendly, we have created this glossary of some of the acronyms and abbreviations you might encounter on the Web site, including those for FMS program and publication names, with links to those areas of the Web site.

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ACH - Automated Clearing House
(link to)

ASAP - Automated Standard Application for Payment (ASAP)
(link to)

AWG - Administrative Wage Garnishment
(link to)


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CCMM - Collections and Cash Management Modernization
(link to)

CFS - Consolidated Financial Statements of the United States Government
(Now called the Financial Report of the United States Government)
(link to)

CMIA - Cash Management Improvement Act
(link to)

CRM - Customer Relationship Managers
(link to)

CTX - Corporate Trade Exchange
(link to)

CVFR - Current Value of Funds Rate
(link to)


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DCIA - Debt Collection Improvement Act (1996)
(link to)

DMS - Debt Management Services
(link to)

DTS - Daily Treasury Statement
(link to)


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EFT - Electronic Funds Transfer
(link to)

EFTPS - Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
(link to)

ETAsm - Electronic Transfer Account
(link to)


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FACTS - Federal Agencies' Centralized Trial-Balance System
(link to FACTS I)
(link to FACTS II)

FAST - Federal Accounts Symbols and Titles (FAST Book)
(link to)

FOIA - Freedom of Information Act
(link to)

FSIO - Financial Systems Integration Office (formerly JFMIP)
(link to)Exit the FMS Web site


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GOALS II - Government On-line Accounting Link System
(link to)

GWA - Governmentwide Accounting Project
(link to)

GFRS - Governmentwide Financial Report System
(link to)

GTAS - Governmentwide Treasury Account Symbol Adjusted Trial-Balance System
(link to)


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IFCS - Intragovernmental Fiduciary Confirmation System
(link to)

IPAC - Intragovernmental Payment and Collection System
(link to)

IPP - Invoice Processing Platform
(link to)


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KFC - Kansas City Financial Center
(link to)


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LPA - Legislative and Public Affairs, Office of
(link to)


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MBDP - Minority Bank Deposit Program
(link to)

MTS - Monthly Treasury Statement
(link to)


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PACER - Payments, Claims and Enhanced Reconciliation
(link to)

PAM - Payment Application Modernization
(link to)

PCA - Private Collection Agency
(link to)

PCC OTC - Paper Check Conversion Over the Counter
(link to)

PCN - Plastic Card Network (now Card Acquiring Service)
(link to)

PFC - Philadelphia Financial Center
(link to)


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RAD - Rapid Application Development
(link to)

RFC - Regional Financial Center
(link to)

RSS - Really Simple Syndication
(link to)


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SAM - Shared Accounting Module
(link to)

SGL/USSGL - United States Standard General Ledger
(link to)

SPS - Secure Payment System
(link to)


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TCIS - Treasury Check Information System
(link to)

TFM - Treasury Financial Manual
(link to)

TGAnet - Treasury General Account Deposit Reporting Network
(link to)

TIN - Taxpayer Identifying Number
(link to)

TIO/TIP - Term Investment Option/Treasury Investment Program
(link to)

TMA - Treasury Managed Accounts
(link to)

TOP - Treasury Offset Program
(link to)

TRO - Tax Refund Offset
(link to)

TRS - Transaction Reporting System
(link to)

TROR - Treasury Report on Receivables
(link to)

TT&L/TIO/Repo - Treasury Tax & Loan/Term Investment Option/Repurchase Agreement Actions
(link to)


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USSGL/SGL - United States Standard General Ledger
(link to)


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   Last Updated:  September 04, 2014