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Executive Summary on Cross-Border Payment Processing

IM-08-01

Published: March 5, 2008
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies
Topics:
Employer Responsibilities, Electronic Payments/EFT/EDI, International
Types:
Policy, Information Memorandums (IM)

INFORMATION MEMORANDUM

IM-2008-01

DATE: March 05, 2008

TO: STATE AND TRIBAL IV-D DIRECTORS AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES

ATTACHMENT: Executive Summary of Cross-Border Payment Processing Initiatives Between the United States and Canada

SUBJECT: Executive Summary on Cross-Border Payment Processing

The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), in partnership with the Department of Justice Canada, developed an Executive Summary titled Cross-Border Payment Processing Initiatives Between the United States and Canada. The Executive Summary captures cross-border electronic payment initiatives between U.S. State child support enforcement agencies and Canadian Province/Territory maintenance enforcement programs, including joint activities, lessons learned and areas for further exploration.

The Executive Summary is structured into seven sections:

Section 1: Overview
Section 2: Terminology and Key Stakeholders in Cross-Border E-Payment Processing
Section 3: Summary of Prior U.S./Canada E-Payment Activities
Section 4: Summary of Current U.S./Canada E-Payment Activities
Section 5: Avenues for Future Exploration
Section 6: Additional Resources
Section 7: References

 

Commissioner Margot Bean
Office of Child Support Enforcement

 

cc: Family, Children and Youth Section, Department of Justice Canada