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Government & Municipal Banking

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Proudly Serving Massachusetts’ Cities and Towns Since 1907

Rockland Trust's Government Banking Department is dedicated to matching municipalities and public entities with the right solutions. We have a century-long history of serving town, cities, schools and housing authorities in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Get personalized banking services for your municipality. CONTACT US

 Government Banking Made Simple

 
Rockland Trust's Government Banking department is dedicated to upholding our company motto of “Where Each Relationship Matters” by matching each public entity with the right solutions to meet their fiduciary responsibilities.

Streamline

• Remote Deposit – By depositing checks directly from your location, you can keep your deposited items secure, save time and avoid employee travel expense and liability
• Net Image – Receive seven years of check images online
• Electronic Tax Payments Site – Electronically send federal and state tax payments and access history
• State Aid Reports – Simplified electronic notification for state and monthly receipts
 

Differentiate

It’s important to see the big picture when managing your assets. We offer the following account types that can be tailored to your needs:
• Main Depository
• Payroll
• Vendor
• Trust/Escrow Sub-accounts
 
 
 

All accounts feature:

 
• FDIC insurance
• Collateralization available upon request
• Investment options
• Merchant services




 

Fraud Prevention Summary

According to the 2017 Hiscox Embezzlement Study, Municipalities/Government sectors were the second largest targets of fraud at 12.4% of reported cases with a median loss of over $68,000. We offer the tools to help protect your accounts against fraudulent attacks such as:
 
• Customized Account Reconciliatlon – Hand-balanced, complete reconciliation of
payroll and vendor accounts that sync back to your bank statement – provides a
variety of reporting, including a check paid file which can be customized to import
into any software (manual and online versions available)
 
• Check Positive Pay – Compare your issued checks against checks presented for
payment, and flag any differences for review

• ACH Positive Pay aka ACH Block – Block all electronic ACH debits and credits
except authorized entries
 
• Online Banking – Ability to review accounts daily as part of your internal
reconciliation process and set up automated balance, history and transaction alerts
 
• Wire Notifications – Opt into email alerts of all outgoing and incoming wires to
select accounts directly from our Wire Room
 
 
 









"Rockland Trust offers a breadth of products for municipalities – all of which have provided excellent financial benefits for my town."

- Debra M. Blanchette, Town of Barnstable, Treasurer

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