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Federal Benefit Checks going all electronic - By March 1, 2013, everyone getting federal benefits by paper check will need to switch to electronic payments - direct deposit to a bank or credit union account or to the Direct Express® Debit MasterCard® card. Learn how to switch at

Watch the video about how to switch to electronic payments.

Lost or Expired Check - How to get a Treasury check re-issued.  Includes checks paid from Internal Revenue Service, Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, Defense Finance and Accounting Service for DOD,  and Office of Personnel Management

Where is My Refund? - Check the status of your Internal Revenue Service (IRS) refund payment.

What is this Payment for? - What to do if you received a payment from the U.S. Department of the Treasury and do not know what it is for.

Gifts to Reduce the Public Debt - How to make a donation to help reduce the public debt.

Direct Express Card - Another option for federal beneficiaries who do not have a bank account, but who are looking for a no-cost or low-cost alternative to using check cashing facilities and carrying large amounts of cash.

Social Security - Go Direct - Sign up for direct deposit of social security and other federal benefits.

Electronic Funds Transfer - Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) provides for safe, secure and efficient electronic payments and collections.

Last Updated: 1/9/2013 10:30 AM

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