Who can I pay with BMO Harris Bill Pay®?
You can pay almost anyone in the United States – ranging from your electric bill to your dog sitter. Government or court-directed payments and payments to internet gambling organizations may not be made through BMO Harris Business Bill Pay.
How do I add a biller?
Simply click on the "Add biller" icon in the 'Manage my bills' area and enter the appropriate information.
What happens if my due date falls on a holiday or weekend?
Your payment will be processed on the previous Business Day since payments are not processed on holidays or weekends.
How long does it take for a payment to reach a biller?
If we pay the biller by electronic payments, it can take up to two Business Days. If the payment will be made by check, then it can take up to four Business Days from the scheduled payment date.
When will the money be taken out of my checking or money market account?
If the biller accepts electronic payments, your money will stay in your checking or money market account until the day that your electronic payment is made. If the payment is made with a paper check, the money will stay in your account until the check is cashed.
What happens if my payment arrives late to my biller?
If you have scheduled the payment accurately in BMO Harris Business Bill Pay®, you have sufficient available funds to cover the payment on the scheduled payment date and your payment isn't delayed for reasons set forth in the BMO Harris Online Banking® Services Agreement, your payments will arrive as scheduled or we will cover any late fees. Certain limitations and exceptions apply as outlined on the BMO Harris Online Banking Services Agreement.
What is a payment reminder?
A payment reminder helps keep your bills organized and prevents you from missing a payment. We'll automatically tell you when to pay your bills when you set up a reminder. Setting up a payment reminder is optional, but recommended, and can be set up when creating or modifying a payment. Once set up, look for the 'Due in ## days" under the biller within the 'Manage my bills' area of the Payment Center. To manage your email alerts, go to the 'Helpful resources' area and click the 'Alert Preferences' icon.
What are electronic bills (e-bills)?
E-bills are free, secure1 electronic versions of the same paper bills you receive in the mail. You can even set up e-bills to be paid automatically. Quickly determine whether a biller offers e-bills by rolling over the biller name within the 'Manage my bills' area. If an e-bill is available for the biller, click the 'Sign up for e-bill' link. An icon will automatically appear next to any biller that offers e-bills.
What are the benefits of e-bills?
With e-bills, you can:
- Eliminate clutter -- store and print up to 24 months of e-bills
- View the same details that you would see on your paper bills
- Set up email alerts to notify you when e-bills arrive
- Make quick, secure1 payments
Can I make payments from more than one funding account?
Yes, you can make payments from any eligible BMO Harris checking or money market account enrolled in BMO Harris Business Bill Pay.
Is there a way I can view my spending history?
The 'Reports/History' feature allows you to do a variety of tasks quickly, such as analyzing spending habits and researching up to 24 months of payment history within BMO Harris Business Bill Pay. Use either the default reports or customize and save your reports to meet your reporting needs. Go to the 'Help resources' area within the Payment Center and click the 'Report/History' icon to view and manage your financial reports.
Can I choose what email alerts are sent to me?
To manage your email alerts, go to the 'Helpful resources' area and click the 'Alert Preferences' icon. Click the category you want to view and select the check box for the alert you wish to receive from the list of available notifications. Note that there are some alerts that are generated automatically to notify you of specific activity in your bill pay account. For security purposes, you are unable to turn them off or unselect them.