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TAS/BETC Preparedness Training

Free training offered to FPAs, educating agencies on the TAS/BETC changes implemented within Treasury’s payment application systems. The training will include live demonstrations with a “How to” focus. The training will include a detailed review of new or changed application screens that will be applied after a FPA becomes a CARS TAS/BETC Reporter.

Each Payment Application Training Focus:

  • GWA/CARS: Converting FPA legacy appropriations to the component TAS/BETC
  • SAM: Identify FPA TAS/BETCs and the set-up of default TAS/BETC accounts
  • SPS: Entry and Certification of Payments using the TAS/BETC reporting requirements
  • ITS.gov: Processing of International Payments using the TAS/BETC reporting requirements
  • ASAP: Defining TAS/BETCs for new and existing accounts for reporting requirements.

Target Audience: Individuals who have access to or frequently use the application including: Certifying Officers, Accounting Staff, Disbursing Officers, Data Entry Operators, Management, or those who access or utilize GWA, SAM, SPS, ITS.gov or ASAP.

TAS/BETC Preparedness Training Session Dates:

  • November 12, 2013 – Washington, DC NEW (registration is closed)
  • November 13, 2013 – Washington, DC NEW (registration is closed)
  • December 3, 2013 - Dallas, TX (no ASAP or ITS.Gov participation at this session)
  • December 5, 2013 - Austin, TX (no ASAP or ITS.Gov participation at this session)

For more information and to register, click here.


TAS/BETC Technical Walkthrough

Free sessions focused on the detailed technical changes for each payment application, including a walkthrough of file format data elements for the program upload files.

Each Payment Application Walkthrough Focus:

  • GWA/CARS: Converting FPA legacy appropriations to the component TAS/BETC & reclassification upload file
  • SAM: Identify FPA component TAS/BETC on the SAM public website & set up of default TAS/BETC
  • SPS: 440 file format TAS/BETC changes and testing requirements
  • PAM: Standard Payment Request (SPR) file format walkthrough

Target audience: Individuals who are responsible for programming, managing, or the testing of the application changes including: Programmers, testers, project leads/managers, or anyone responsible for program changes and/or implementations.

Technical Walkthrough Session Dates:

  • November 14, 2013 – Washington, DC (registration is closed)

   Last Updated:  March 14, 2014