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CA$HLINK II Shutdown Resources

Key Dates Financial Institutions

December 31, 2012

Financial institutions will not be able to enter deposits into CA$HLINK II after 9:00 pm Eastern Time.

Deposit reporting in CA$HLINK II is now shut down.

Deposit reports for over-the-counter collections must be entered in OTCnet. COMPLETED

Cash Concentration: Treasury Cash Management System (TCMS) will assume cash concentration functionality for all deposits reported/processed through Treasury after Friday, January 4, 2013, 9:15PM ET. After this date, financial institutions must use the Federal Reserve Bank’s National Settlement Service (NSS) for all transfers in place of CA$HLINK II’s ACH and Fedwires.

January 4, 2013
Last cash concentration via Fedwire from CA$HLINK II.
January 5, 2013
TCMS receives first voucher deposit files for settlement on January 7, 2013. COMPLETED
January 7, 2013

Last ACH settlement processing for prior business day (for previous business day activities) in CA$HLINK II.

First expedited (same day) TCMS NSS transfer. COMPLETED

January 8, 2013

First non-expedited (next business day) TCMS NSS transfer.

Cash concentration in CA$HLINK II is shut down. COMPLETED

Bank Management: Customer Accounts Receivable System/Bank Management Service (CARS/BMS) is a new system for financial institutions to report monthly expenses incurred while providing depositary services to support the Treasury's General Account (TGA) program. Effective with the reporting of January 2013 expenses on February 1, 2013, financial institutions must use CARS/BMS to report expenses.

January 10, 2013
Last day for financial institutions to enter bank management information in CA$HLINK II (for December 2012 statement). COMPLETED
January 31, 2013

Last CA$HLINK II bank management cycle for TGA accounts (for December 2012 statement only).

Bank management in CA$HLINK II will now be shut down

February 1, 2013
Financial institutions begin using CARS/BMS for entering January 2013 business expenses for TGA accounts.
February 8, 2013
CA$HLINK II User IDs for financial institutions will be removed from CA$HLINK II.

CA$HLINK II Shutdown Newsletters

   Last Updated:  March 14, 2014