Bank transmittal files (in .DAT format) are used to credit payroll to employees online via their respective banks. To generate this on Sprout Payroll, make sure you’ve done the following first:
1. Add the bank and assign to the employees on their profiles.
2. Generate payroll.
Then here are the steps to generate the bank transmittal file:
1. At the bottom of the generated payroll, click Download Reports > Bank DAT File.
2. Select the payroll release date, input the branch code, and click Download.
3. Open the downloaded excel document.
You’ve just learned how to generate a bank transmittal file! If you have any questions, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.