Bulk Filing

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DEFINITION of 'Bulk Filing'

This check processing operation involving the high-speed sorting and storage of checks by statement preparation cycle, rather than by account number. In other words, all checks that are used in the preparation of statements at a certain date are sorted together.


INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Bulk Filing'

Bulk filing saves time and labor as checks are returned by request and are not returned with a bank statement.



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