Clerk & Sheriff Trust Accounts FAQs
Below is a list of frequently asked questions relating to Clerk and Sheriff Trust Accounts.
There are four ways interest may be remitted to GSCCCA.
- The clerk of court/sheriff may remit a check along with the Monthly Interest Remittance Report and mail to GSCCCA,
- The court’s/sheriff’s financial institution may remit a check along with the Monthly Interest Remittance Report and mail to GSCCCA, or
- The clerk of court/sheriff or court’s/sheriff’s financial institution may submit the Trust Fund Interest Remittance reports online and authorize ACH payment upon acceptance of the submission.
- The clerk of court/sheriff or court’s/sheriff’s financial institution may integrate with the GSCCCA to submit the Monthly Interest remittance report and ACH payment programmatically utilizing the open source API for CourtTRAX.org.
Sheriffs and Superior, State, Magistrate and Probate court clerks.
These are the only two exceptions for which a court may receive a waiver. In order to receive the waiver, your office should complete and submit a Waiver Request Form to GSCCCA. Waiver requests should be renewed annually.
No. The only acceptable forms are the Monthly Interest Remittance Report or Monthly Interest Remittance Report – Sheriff which may be submitted electronically or by mail with payment.