Online Bill Payments overview

Alerts and notices

The Accounting CS Online Bill Pay feature enables you to pay vendors electronically via Kotapay, a third-party processing agent that processes funds electronically via the Automated Clearing House (ACH). This feature accommodates the needs of firms that process online vendor bill payments for their clients using our application.

Kotapay processing policies for online bill payments

For information on Kotapay processing policies, processing windows, high-dollar limits, EIN verification, and more, see the Thomson Reuters page of the Kotapay website or call Kotapay at 866.431.9926.

Setting up an account with Kotapay

To establish service and set up an account with Kotapay, you must submit the following Kotapay forms.

  • Bill Pay Application
  • Bill Pay Processor Agreement
  • Bill Pay Company Authorization Agreement

The Thomson Reuters Online Bill Pay page of the Kotapay website includes links to all of the necessary forms.

Note: If your client will be using the Online Bill Pay feature through Accounting CS Client Access, the client needs to establish their own service and account with Kotapay.

Setup in Accounting CS

After first establishing an account with Kotapay, you need to complete the following procedures in Accounting CS.

Enable the online bill pay feature

Set up vendors for online bill pay

Add vendors to the Kotapay vendor list

Processing in Accounting CS

After you have set up Accounting CS for online bill payments, you can use the online bill pay feature to process data as described in the following procedures.

Enter payment transactions for online bill payment

Manage online vendor payments

Process online bill payments

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