FAQ

Is it fishy if a company wants you to fill out the direct deposit form before you receive any paper work about being hired?
Hi, To give a little more context, if you are worried about completing a direct deposit form, which should be for receiving remuneration of your wages, then request a your employment contract and tell them you will complete the direct deposit form after the employment has been received. Always be open and honest with a potential em0ployer and set parameters for your employment relationship from the get go. you would like to follow procedures. Every Employer will respect you more for that. I do not think it is fishy but a little odd
How can a small business sign up for direct deposit to pay employees?
Others have focused on bank offerings, so I offer you an alternative. First I will say that payroll is difficult to do correctly and do all the tax filings and tax payments that are required. Please do not try to do it on your own unless you have extensive training in both payroll and human resources. That said, hopefully your business is using software to do your business bookkeeping. Keeping a set of books is required for every business by the IRS. Every accounting software that I know of provides payroll in one way or another that directly integrates with their software. Look there first as you will likely find a more economical, convenient, and uncomplicated solution.
How do I find out if my work pay card from a previous employer will accept direct deposit from a different source?
The first step would be to ask your payroll department. My guess is that as long as you can provide them with the routing/transit number and the account number, they can use the same card for direct deposit.I’d also recommend contacting the company in charge of the paycard. Just to make sure they work with the bank your company uses for payroll processing.The only thing I could think of that may prevent you from using that card would be if your company promotes a different card. Still, there really shouldn’t be an issue.
How do I deposit a personal check written out to me to my online bank account without a direct deposit?
Dear M. Anonymous,Good question. It can be confusing when you are new to online banking (or to checking accounts in general), so I totally understand. For years, I used a local bank. I deposited checks by going to the physical bank. Once I was at the bank, I would give the check to the teller to deposit, or I would put the check (and deposit slip) in the slot outside. This was long before online banking had been invented.My local bank once made a serious mistake in my account, which I resolved after spending many hours at a bank executive’s desk. The executive could not figure out the problem, but I was able to see that it had been my bank’s error that had caused the discrepancy. This sour experience prompted me to look elsewhere for another bank. I decided to use a bank that is primarily online and that is connected with a world-class organization that also provides car and home insurance to U.S. military officers and their dependents. I had done my research long before I ever selected this organization for my banking and car and home insurance.I currently have a bank account at this organization’s excellent online bank based in San Antonio, Texas (I’m in the D.C. area), and the way I prefer to deposit checks to my bank is by regular mail.For a good long while, my bank had a contract with a UPS Store that could scan checks and deposit them electronically into someone’s bank account, but I always felt a little uneasy doing that, and only used this service a few times. It certainly did not feel too secure to have a non-bank-related person touch my checks. Eventually, my bank stopped offering that as an option. (I would love to know the back story of what prompted my bank to stop doing this.)There are at least six ways to deposit checks including using electronic means (see this WikiHow: How to Deposit Checks).PRO TIP: Of course, the best thing for you to do is to go on your bank’s website and find out their process. Their website might even have a generic deposit ticket you can print out if you want to mail it in.Below are the steps I take to deposit checks by mail to my online bank.Endorse the check (that is, write your signature on the back). Under your signature, write “Deposit to” and then write your bank account number. NOTE: Make sure the check is valid.Fill out a deposit ticket (these are included with your checkbook). If you don’t have paper checks or deposit slips, contact your bank to find out how to get one.Put both the endorsed check and deposit ticket in an envelope addressed to the bank. Seal the envelope. My bank provides me with preaddressed envelopes that do not need postage.MAIL the envelope.Wait a few days, and you should see that deposit showing up in your account online.—Sarah M. 9/12/2018ORIGINAL QUESTION: How do I deposit a personal check written out to me to my online bank account without a direct deposit?
How long does it take to change direct deposit from one bank to another?
At least a month, but it depends on when in the payment cycle you do it. It might take a second month so don’t close the first account until you are sure the new account is receiving the payments.
How do I change my direct deposit to a different account?
Contact the person who helped you to create your direct deposit in the first place.Very likely, this will be a person who works in the payroll department of your company.This time say, “I would like my net paycheck to be deposited here, instead of there.”They will likely have you fill out a form of some kind. Your signature will serve as the authorization for them to change the direct deposit account number.They will make the necessary arrangements to help you achieve the effect you’re looking for.
What is the name of the legal travel document where you fill out a form and pay to enter a country?
Besides the form called a “visa” some countries that do not require a visa do require an alternative, sometimes called a “tourist card.”Some countries, such as Chile, require these only from people bearing a passport from a country, such as the USA, that requires a visa for visitors from that other country. Chile’s system is different now, but years ago, the fee exactly matched the the price the USA’s charged Chileans for a VISA. It was paid at a counter at the airport just before passport control.
How can some prepaid debit cards, with direct deposit, make your paycheck funds available to you, three days before your actual pay day?
It could be your company release the money 3 days before payday as it can take up to that long for some between bank transfers to go through and maybe there’s less checks to go through for the money to hit your card account than there is for the money to go to your savings account so they money clears faster