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Debt Management

  

Debt Management 

Welcome to the Pacific Region Debt Management web page. This page is designed to help and assist you understand what a travel owed DTS is and how it may have occurred. It is important for our members to understand the timeline of their debt, and the responsibilities that comes with each individual mark. Our mission is to provide Marines, DOD Civilians, and their families with highly accurate and valid information regarding their debts. It is our duty to ensure all money collected on behalf of the US Government is certified and lawful.  For any questions or concerns, we are located at the Camp Foster Disbursing office - BLDG 5714.  You can find our contact information below.

 

What is a travel related DTS Debt? 

A travel-related debt results when one of the following occurs:

1) The trip was cancelled after the traveler received a travel advance

2) The total previous payments) I.e., travel advances, scheduled partial payments [SSPs], and previous vouchers or local vouchers) exceed the actual reimbursable expenses.

3) Post payment review (PPA Auditors) determines that the paid voucher contains an unauthorized expense that the Government must recover.

 

Status’s on the “Sign & Submit” Page

Q: What does it mean if my voucher says “T-Entered”?                                                                                                          A: This means that the voucher was signed and routed by someone other than the traveler.  

Q: What is “Due US”?                                                                                                                                                              A: This means that the debt was approved in DTS and the accounting system is now setting up a receivable to collect the debt from the member.

Q: What is “Paid                                                                                                                                                                     A: This is the stamp that is automatically applied when any voucher is submit. This DOES NOT mean that you are being paid, it is a part of the voucher process.

Q: What is “AR Submitted”?                                                                                                                                                   A: A/R submitted is when the account is set up in the accounting system (SABRs) to receive payment.

Q: What is “Due Process Served”?                                                                                                                                        A: This is the date that the timeline begins, the first date the travel has to take action on the debt. This is the same time the member is sent the “Notification of Debt” email with instructions on how to proceed.

Q: What is “Payroll Collection Requested”?                                                                                                                         A: This means a request to the payroll administration (DFAS) was processed.      

Q: What is “Payroll Collection Accepted”?                                                                                                                            A: DFAS has accepted and set up a deduction from the members pay.

Q; What is “Partial Collection”?                                                                                                                                              A: This means the member’s paycheck has been collected on for that pay period.

Q: What is “Debt Satisfied”?                                                                                                                                                   A: The liquidation for the debt has been complete and the debt is completely satisfied.

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