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Update – Bicycle Subsidy
July 6, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is notifying customers that on December 22, 2017, the President signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into Public Law 115-97. Section 11047 of the Law, suspended qualified bicycle commuting reimbursement from an employee’s income for any tax year beginning after December 31, 2017, and before January 1, 2026. Read more...
NFC Web Site Scheduled Maintenance
July 6, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) will be conducting maintenance on the NFC Web Site (https://nfc.usda.gov) after business hours on Monday, July 9, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. CST until 9:00 p.m. CST. During this time, the NFC Web site will be unavailable. This maintenance does not affect any NFC application, which can be accessed from the system maintenance page that will display instead of the NFC Web site until maintenance is completed. Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: July 7-8, 2018
July 6, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. Sunday, July 8, 2018. Read more...
NFC Upgrades Minimum Browser Requirements
July 5, 2018
To provide our customers with a better user experience the National Finance Center (NFC) is upgrading the minimum Web browser requirements needed to run NFC applications and the NFC Web site. Read more...
Time and Attendance
July 5, 2018
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 very important since it impacts the employee’s pay. Read more...
Update - USDA Production SPPS Web Available
July 3, 2018
This is a follow up communication to the notification issued on Monday, July 2, 2018, stating that the USDA SPPS Web Application would be unavailable from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CT for system maintenance. Read more...
USDA Production SPPS Web Unavailable
July 2, 2018
USDA Production SPPS Web Application will be unavailable from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. CT for system maintenance. Read more...
Network Maintenance
July 2, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) will be conducting maintenance on the network firewalls Wednesday July 4, 2018, from 12:01 a.m. CST until 6:00 a.m. CST. National Finance Center users may experience intermittent network outages during this time. Read more...
Independence Day Holiday
June 27, 2018
In observance of the Independence Day Holiday, our offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 04, 2018, including the National Finance Center (NFC) Contact Center. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled. Read more...
Spot Awards Tax Withholding
June 26, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) recently discovered Spot Awards processed via the automated system were withholding at the 'old' flat tax rate of 25%. Read more...
Update to EPP to Include Combined Federal Campaign’s (CFC) Give Back Link
June 22, 2018
The National Finance Center has completed Project # 34535 to add the Give Back Link to EPP. The CFC raises millions of dollars each year through pledges made during the campaign season. Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: June 23-24, 2018
June 21, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Sunday, June 24, 2018. Read more...
National Finance Center Business Service Management - ServiceNow Upgrade
June 20, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is upgrading ServiceNow this weekend June 23, 2018 8:00 a.m. Central Time until Sunday June 24, 2018 4:00 p.m. Central Time. During this time, the NFC ServiceNow portal will be unavailable. Users will be notified when the outage begins and when the system is back online. All participating testers will receive a separate detailed schedule by email. Read more...
NFC Contact Center Limited Service
June 20, 2018
This notification is to inform all customers that due to an all employee meeting with senior leadership, the National Finance Center’s (NFC) Contact Center (NCC) (excluding the GISB Help Desk, which services DPRS, TIPS, and CLER) will have limited service Wednesday, June 20, 2018 between 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CT. Read more...
Announcing Upcoming HCUP Training
June 14, 2018
The National Finance Center’s (NFC) Training and Communications Branch (TCB) is now accepting enrollment for the instructor-led History Correction Update Processing System (HCUP) training course. Read more...
Administrative Billings and Collections, RE: NFC Contact Center (NCC) Email Mailbox Closure
June 8, 2018
This Customer Notice is a follow-up to the Customer Notice issued on May 22, 2018, titled NFC Contact Center (NCC) Email Mailbox Closure. As stated in the notice, effective Sunday, June 24, 2018, the NFC Contact Center (NCC) will be transitioning away from accepting customer issue initial reports via email to the NCC email box, nfccontactcenter@nfc.usda.gov. Read more...
Update: Insight System Maintenance
June 1, 2018
Insight System maintenance is completed. The application is now available for use. Read more...
Revised - Stamped Signatures within Retirement Packages
May 31, 2018
This customer notification has been revised to update the contact information listed below. The National Finance Center is informing our customers that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will not accept stamped or electronically printed signatures on documents within retirement packages. Read more...
Insight Maintenance
May 29, 2018
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable Thursday May 31, 2018, from 6:30 am CT until 11:00 am CT. Read more...
NFC Orientation
May 25, 2018
We are very excited by the tremendous response for the August 2018 session of our National Finance Center (NFC) Customer Orientation! We will be sending out confirmation emails shortly that will include details for travel arrangements. Due to limited seating we were not able to accommodate all requests. Read more...
Bicycle Subsidy
May 22, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is notifying customers that on December 22, 2017, the President signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into Public Law 115-97. Section 11047 of the Law, suspended qualified bicycle commuting reimbursement from an employee’s income for any tax year beginning after December 31, 2017 and before January 1, 2026. Read more...
Memorial Day Holiday
May 22, 2018
In observance of Memorial Day, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, including the National Finance Center (NFC) Contact Center. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/processing will continue as normally scheduled. Read more...
NFC Contact Center (NCC) Email Mailbox Closure
May 22, 2018
Starting Sunday, June 24, 2018, the NFC Contact Center (NCC) will be transitioning away from accepting customer issue initial reports via email to the NCC email box, nfccontactcenter@nfc.usda.gov. Read more...
Update: Insight System Maintenance
May 17, 2018
Insight system maintenance is completed. The application is now available for use. Read more...
Insight System Maintenance
May 17, 2018
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable Friday May 18, 2018, from 7:00 am CT until 12:30 pm CT. Read more...
NFC Contact Center Limited Service
May 11, 2018
This notification is to inform all customers that due to an important visit by USDA’s Deputy Secretary Censky, the National Finance Center’s (NFC) Contact Center (NCC) (excluding the GISB Help Desk, which services DPRS, TIPS, and CLER) will have limited service today May 11, 2018, between 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CT. Read more...
Invitation to NFC's Customer Orientation (Update)
May 7, 2018
Corrected: Unfortunately, the National Finance Center (NFC) will not be able to provide transportation for this event. Participants will be responsible for arranging transportation to/from the NFC. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Read more...
Invitation to NFC's Customer Orientation
May 4, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is excited to announce that we have open slots for the upcoming NFC Customer Orientation training to be held the week of August 20, 2018, at NFC in New Orleans, Louisiana. Read more...
Update - Insight webTA 3.8 Data Implementation Status
May 3, 2018
The production implementation of Insight Daily Time and Attendance Data (webTA 3.8) is still in process. During this time, the webTA subject areas will not be available. We will update this Customer Notification when the implementation is complete. There is no action required on the part of the customers. Read more...
Update - Insight Pay Period 07 Biweekly Process Completed
April 25, 2018
This is follow up communication to the notice issued on Monday, April 23, 2018, that stated the Insight Biweekly update process for Pay Period 08 was not completed. Read more...
Administrative Billings and Collections System
April 24, 2018
As a reminder to our customers regarding bulletin REPT 17-08, Administrative Billings and Collections (ABCO) Forms Added to the Reporting Center, dated November 18, 2017, and a follow up to the Customer Notifications issued on January 18, 2018, and February 23, 2018, several ABCO forms have been added to the Financial Reports menu on the Reporting Center with the capability to view and/or print. Read more...

Last Updated / Reviewed: July 09, 2018