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It’s T&A Time!
December 2, 2020 - 6:00 a.m.
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for timely submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data.
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Submission of Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) SF-2809 and SF-2810 Transactions to the Carriers
November 24, 2020 - 9:00 a.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) has been contacted by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regarding complaints from FEHB carriers that Agencies are contacting their carriers directly. OPM has requested that NFC ask all our customer Agencies to stop faxing forms directly to the carriers, especially since FEHB transactions are now reported to OPM daily.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
November 23, 2020 - 3:15 p.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attendance Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s. One of the benefits of utilizing the information provided in the CULP0053 report is to increase your awareness of the need to process personnel actions timely and submit complete and accurate T&A data, which would eliminate errors and increase efficiency of your payroll processing.
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Insight System Maintenance
November 19, 2020 - 7:56 a.m.
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable from 10:00 a.m. central time (CT) on Sunday, November 22, 2020, until 2:00 a.m. CT on Monday, November 23, 2020.
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It’s T&A Time!
November 18, 2020 - 8:26 a.m.
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for timely submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data.
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Server Maintenance
November 18, 2020 - 7:26 a.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) will be performing server maintenance on Saturday, November 21, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. central time (CT) to 4:00 p.m. CT. The following applications will be unavailable during this time:
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Second Reminder: Administrative Billings and Collections System
November 16, 2020 - 7:36 a.m.
This notification is to remind Agency personnel that bills established in calendar year 2020, related to gross income adjustments, should be paid in full by December 31, 2020.
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Insight System Maintenance
November 13, 2020 - 8:30 a.m.
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable from Sunday, November 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. central time (CT) until 2:00 p.m. CT.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
November 12, 2020 - 11:20 a.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report, available to our customer Agencies.
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Thanksgiving Day Holiday Schedule
November 12, 2020 - 9:47 a.m.
In observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) including the NFC Contact Center will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday, and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled.
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EPP System Maintenance
November 6, 2020 - 4:25 p.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) will perform system maintenance to the Employee Personal Page (EPP) on Monday, November 9, 2020, from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. central standard time. There is no action required on the part of the customers. Customers will be notified when the application is available.
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Corrective Actions for Separated Employees
November 6, 2020 - 9:01 a.m.
Currently, there are erroneous separated employee records in the Payroll/Personnel (PPS) database, which should have moved to the Adjustment Processing System (ADJP) history database. The move to the history database normally occurs six (6) pay periods following the processing of the last transaction. However, if certain conditions are not met, the records are unable to move to the history database. In order to meet the requirements to move separated employee records, Agencies have to make the appropriate corrections.
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It’s T&A Time!
November 5, 2020 - 9:04 a.m.
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for timely submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data.
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Reminder: Administrative Billings and Collections System
November 2, 2020 - 6:53 a.m.
This notification is to remind Agency personnel that bills established in calendar year 2020, related to gross income adjustments, should be paid in full by December 31, 2020. If the debt is not paid in full by that date, the outstanding amount of the debt will be added to the gross income amount on the employee’s W-2 at year-end.
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Veterans Day Holiday Schedule
October 28, 2020 - 6:00 a.m.
In observance of the Veterans Day holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, including the NFC Contact Center. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
October 28, 2020 - 6:00 a.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attendance Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s. One of the benefits of utilizing the information provided in the CULP0053 report is to increase your awareness of the need to process personnel actions timely and submit complete and accurate T&A data, which would eliminate errors and increase efficiency of your payroll processing.
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It’s T&A TIME!
October 23, 2020 - 9:00 a.m.
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for timely submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data.
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Insight System Maintenance
October 22, 2020 - 2:30 p.m.
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable from Sunday, October 25, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. central time (CT) through Monday, October 26, 2020, at 2:00 a.m. CT.
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Administrative Billings and Collections System
October 16, 2020 - 11:16 a.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attendance Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
October 13, 2020 - 11:41 a.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attend pce Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s.
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Special Payroll Processing System Maintenance
October 9, 2020 - 6:46 p.m.
Due to system maintenance, the Special Payroll Processing System will be unavailable on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. central time (CT) to 5:00 p.m. CT.
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2021 Personal Benefits Statements–Requirements Due by December 16, 2020
October 7, 2020 - 6:44 a.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) is preparing for the creation of the 2021 Annual Personal Benefits Statements, herein referred to as Benefits Statements.
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Columbus Day Holiday Schedule
October 1, 2020 - 9:44 a.m.
In observance of the Columbus Day holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) including the NFC Contact Center will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2020. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday, and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled.
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Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Quarterly Schedule Released
September 25, 2020 - 9:39 a.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) is happy to announce that the quarterly training schedule for FY21 has been released. The schedule can be viewed within NFC’s Training University at https://www.nfc.usda.gov/Training/schedule.php.
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Time and Attendance
September 24, 2020 - 4:14 p.m.
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for the submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data. Timely receipt of T&A(s) by the National Finance Center (NFC) is critical to ensuring a successful payroll processing cycle. All T&As should be validated, certified, and transmitted by close of business on the Tuesday following the end of the biweekly pay period.
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National Finance Center (NFC) Work Status Update—Debt Management Services
September 23, 2020 - 3:12 p.m.
This is a follow-up to the Debt Management Work Group session held on August 6, 2020, to discuss the resumption of NFC’s debt management delinquency process. The delinquency process will resume on October 8, 2020. When the delinquency process resumes, debts will be analyzed by the system, and if deemed to be delinquent will be marked as such. This will allow all certified delinquent non-tax debts to be referred to Treasury for enforced collection through the Treasury Offset Program (TOP) and Cross Servicing Next Generation (CSNG). Additionally, indicators will be set to report these delinquent debts to the Credit Bureaus (CB) at the end of October. When the delinquency job processes on October 8, 2020, only debts with a bill aging day of 08 will be processed. For example, debts with bill aging dates of 04/08/20, 05/08/20, etc., will be selected.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
September 16, 2020 - 12:47 p.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attendance Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s. One of the benefits of utilizing the information provided in the CULP0053 report is to increase your awareness of the need to process personnel actions timely and submit complete and accurate T&A data, which would eliminate errors and increase efficiency of your payroll processing.
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National Finance Center Multiple Systems Maintenance
September 10, 2020 - 3:50 p.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) would like to inform our customers that due to system maintenance the following Web applications will be unavailable from Friday, September 11, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. central time (CT) through Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. CT.
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Insight System Maintenance
September 9, 2020 - 1:56 p.m.
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable on Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. central time (CT) to 5:00 p.m. CT. No action is required on the part of the customer.
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Time and Attendance
September 8, 2020 - 8:02 a.m.
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for the submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data. Timely receipt of T&A(s) by the National Finance Center (NFC) is critical to ensuring a successful payroll processing cycle.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
September 3, 2020 - 2:42 p.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attendance Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s. One of the benefits of utilizing the information provided in the CULP0053 report is to increase your awareness of the need to process personnel actions timely and submit complete and accurate T&A data, which would eliminate errors and increase efficiency of your payroll processing.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
September 30, 2020 - 2:03 p.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attendance Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s. One of the benefits of utilizing the information provided in the CULP0053 report is to increase your awareness of the need to process personnel actions timely and submit complete and accurate T&A data, which would eliminate errors and increase efficiency of your payroll processing.
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Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Quarterly Schedule Released
September 25, 2020 - 9:39 a.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) is happy to announce that the quarterly training schedule for FY21 has been released. The schedule can be viewed within NFC’s Training University at https://www.nfc.usda.gov/Training/schedule.php.
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Time and Attendance
September 24, 2020 - 4:14 p.m.
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for the submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data. Timely receipt of T&A(s) by the National Finance Center (NFC) is critical to ensuring a successful payroll processing cycle. All T&As should be validated, certified, and transmitted by close of business on the Tuesday following the end of the biweekly pay period.
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National Finance Center (NFC) Work Status Update—Debt Management Services
September 23, 2020 - 3:12 p.m.
This is a follow-up to the Debt Management Work Group session held on August 6, 2020, to discuss the resumption of NFC’s debt management delinquency process. The delinquency process will resume on October 8, 2020. When the delinquency process resumes, debts will be analyzed by the system, and if deemed to be delinquent will be marked as such. This will allow all certified delinquent non-tax debts to be referred to Treasury for enforced collection through the Treasury Offset Program (TOP) and Cross Servicing Next Generation (CSNG). Additionally, indicators will be set to report these delinquent debts to the Credit Bureaus (CB) at the end of October. When the delinquency job processes on October 8, 2020, only debts with a bill aging day of 08 will be processed. For example, debts with bill aging dates of 04/08/20, 05/08/20, etc., will be selected.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
September 16, 2020 - 12:47 p.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attendance Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s. One of the benefits of utilizing the information provided in the CULP0053 report is to increase your awareness of the need to process personnel actions timely and submit complete and accurate T&A data, which would eliminate errors and increase efficiency of your payroll processing.
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National Finance Center Multiple Systems Maintenance
September 10, 2020 - 3:50 p.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) would like to inform our customers that due to system maintenance the following Web applications will be unavailable from Friday, September 11, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. central time (CT) through Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. CT.
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Insight System Maintenance
September 9, 2020 - 1:56 p.m.
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable on Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. central time (CT) to 5:00 p.m. CT. No action is required on the part of the customer.
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Time and Attendance
September 8, 2020 - 8:02 a.m.
This notice serves as a reminder to all Agencies of the requirement for the submission of Time and Attendance (T&A) data. Timely receipt of T&A(s) by the National Finance Center (NFC) is critical to ensuring a successful payroll processing cycle.
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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
September 3, 2020 - 2:42 p.m.
Each pay period, the National Finance Center (NFC) makes the CULP0053, T&A Error Analysis report available to our customer Agencies. The report is generated for our Agencies each time we run a Time and Attendance Validation System (TIME) job to update incoming T&A’s. One of the benefits of utilizing the information provided in the CULP0053 report is to increase your awareness of the need to process personnel actions timely and submit complete and accurate T&A data, which would eliminate errors and increase efficiency of your payroll processing.
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Last Updated / Reviewed: October 18, 2020