Treasury Financial Agent Law and Legal Definition

According to 31 CFR 203.2 [Title 31 -- Money and Finance: Treasury; Subtitle B -- Regulations Relating to Money and Finance; Chapter Ii -- Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury; Subchapter A -- Financial Management Service; Part 203 -- Payment of Federal Taxes and the Treasury Tax and Loan Program; Subpart A -- General Information], Treasury Financial Agent (TFA) means “a financial institution designated as an agent of Treasury for processing EFTPS (Electronic Federal Tax Payment System ) enrollments, consolidating EFTPS tax payment information, and originating ACH debit entries on behalf of Treasury as authorized by the taxpayer.”