Yes. Access the funds in your account much sooner than you would if you received traditional paper checks (warrants) by mail. Set it up once, and payments automatically post directly to your account.
Using direct deposit reduces the risk of fraud by eliminating paper warrants (checks) that could be altered or stolen. Automatic and fully traceable, direct deposit also helps protect you against identity theft.
Three out of four people choose direct deposit when it is available for their payments.
Yes. Direct deposit reduces both handling and distribution costs for mailing warrants. If you want to learn more, see the Savings Calculator.
A state-issued check is called a warrant because the funds are guaranteed by the State Treasury.
In 2015, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 855, which requires state agencies to publish a list of the three most commonly used Web browsers on their websites. The Texas Comptroller’s most commonly used Web browsers are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Apple Safari.