Skip to Main Content

United States Department of Agriculture

National Finance Center

Additional Links
About
Contact Us
Subscribe

News Headlines

Subscribe to News

-
NFC System Maintenance Schedule: February 16, 2019
February 14, 2019 - 3:30 p.m.
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 6:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...
Post-Furlough Payroll Processing: Deductions for Employees Who Submitted Time and Attendance Reports for Pay Periods 26 (2018) through PP02 (2019)
February 8, 2019 - 9:20 a.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) would like to make our Agency customers aware of the potential impact of deductions associated with time and attendance (T&A) processed during the furlough. If employees received partial payment for T&A’s processed for PP26 (2018) thru PP02 (2019) (as they were impacted by the furlough), deductions listed within this notification may not have been collected from their salary and would require an action on behalf of the employee or the Agency. Read more...
Union Dues Deductions
February 7, 2019 - 2:11 p.m.
This notice is to inform you of a potential issue where some union dues deductions for Pay Period 26 may have been deducted at the PP01, 2019 rate. Read more...
Washington’s Birthday Holiday
February 7, 2019 - 1:50 p.m.
In observance of the Washington’s Birthday Holiday, the National Finance Center’s (NFC) offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019, including the NFC Contact Center. Read more...
Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) Deduction Issue
February 4, 2019 - 12:00 p.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) discovered an issue with FEHB deductions when the time and attendance records (T&A’s) for Pay Period (PP) 26/2018 and PP 01/2019 were processed in PP 01/2019. Read more...
NFC Contact Center Limited Service
February 1, 2019
This notification is to inform all customers that due to a mandatory all employee meeting, the National Finance Center’s (NFC) Contact Center (NCC) (excluding the GISB Help Desk, which services DPRS, TIPS, and CLER) will have limited service on Friday, February 1, 2019, from 12:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CST. Read more...
Payroll Accounting Files for PP 01/Week 2
January 31, 2019
The National Finance Center (NFC) has completed Week 01 and 02 Payroll Accounting files for PP 26/2018 for employees not furloughed. Agencies should have retrieved these files for processing as usual. Payroll Accounting files for PP 01/Week 01 should have been retrieved for processing as usual. The PP 01/Week 02 file will be available on Friday, February 1, 2019. Read more...
BEAR and PINE Processing Cycles
January 30, 2019
The Bi-Weekly Examination Analysis and Reporting System (BEAR) process for Pay Period (PP) 01, 2019, has completed and customers can begin retrieving these files. NFC advises agencies to validate all outputs and reports received. Read more...
EPP System Maintenance
January 30, 2019
The National Finance Center (NFC) will perform system maintenance to the Employee Personal Page (EPP) on Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. (CST) until 4:00 p.m. (CST). Customers will be notified when the application is available. Read more...
New Year’s Day Holiday
December 17, 2018
In observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, including the NFC Contact Center. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday, and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled. Read more...
NFC’s Christmas Day Holiday Schedule
December 11, 2018
In observance of the Christmas Day Holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Tuesday, December 25, 2018, including the NFC Contact Center. All (NFC) applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled. Read more...
Update - Administrative Leave Act of 2016
December 10, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is informing our Customer Agencies that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) provided the final regulations on April 10, 2018, for the Administrative Leave Act of 2016, regarding Weather and Safety Leave. This type of leave will stand alone and be reported to OPM separately from other types of Administrative Leave. Read more...
National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush
December 4, 2018
In honoring the loss of President George H. W. Bush, The National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed Wednesday, December 5, 2018, including the NFC Contact Center. All (NFC) applications will remain available and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled. Read more...
Reminder: 2019 Personal Benefits Statements – Requirements due by December 19, 2018
November 28, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is preparing for the creation of the 2019 Annual Personal Benefits Statements, herein referred to as the Benefits Statements. Employees will have access to their Benefits Statements via the Employee Personal Page (EPP) and through their Human Resource Office via NFC’s Reporting Center under the Financial Reports menu. The projected timeframe for the posting of the 2019 Benefits Statements to EPP and the Reporting Center is the beginning of April, 2019. Read more...
Announcing Upcoming EPIC Training
November 27, 2018
The National Finance Center’s (NFC) Training and Communications Branch (TCB) is now accepting enrollment for the instructor-led Entry Processing Inquiry System (EPIC) training course. The course will take place January 15-17, 2019, at the USDA Client Services Office (CSO) located in Washington D.C. This 3-day class will begin each day at 8:30 a.m. EST, concluding on January 17, 2019. Read more...

Last Updated / Reviewed: July 09, 2018