These webinars are being held to provide Federal Program Agencies (FPAs) with training on the payment application changes related to the payment files sent to Treasury in the Corporate Trade Exchange (CTX) format. In addition, PAM will review items necessary for consideration as vendors begin to test with Treasury. The two parts of the CTX webinar are below:
CTX SPR – Overview and technical discussion
Overview of the payment process flow and how CTX payments will be processed.
PAM’s implementation of CTX
Educate agencies who are currently submitting bulk payment files to Treasury, by providing an update on the programming requirements required to convert to the SPR format for CTX payments.
Differences between the legacy flat file and the fully formatted CTX 820 addenda record.
Walkthrough of the FPA’s responsibility for sending CTX payments using the SPR 5.0.0 format.
Expectation of agencies sending CTX payments.
Completing and submitting Connect:Direct forms
Reviewing test files
Defining test completion
Target Audience for the CTX Webinar
Individuals who have direct knowledge of the current CTX format used to submit bulk payment files to Treasury.
Vendors who support FPA’s for processing federal payments through Treasury.
Programmers and testers who are responsible for making programming changes and testing vendor software of payment files sent to Treasury.
Subject matter experts who understand the processes for federal payments being sent to Treasury for processing.