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NFC System Maintenance
February 13, 2020
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...
NFC System Maintenance
January 30, 2020
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, February 1, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Read more...
Washington’s Birthday Holiday
January 29, 2020
In observance of Washington’s Birthday, the National Finance Center’s (NFC) offices will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020, including the NFC Contact Center. All NFC applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as scheduled. Read more...
NFC System Maintenance
January 17, 2020
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, January 18, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Read more...
2019 W-2 Update
January 17, 2020
The National Finance Center (NFC) is in the process of printing and mailing calendar year 2019 W-2s. The mailing process will continue through Friday, January 31, 2020. Of the approximately 710,000 W-2s to be issued, all but approximately 8,000 are expected to be available on the Employee Personal Page (EPP) and the Reporting Center as early as Friday, January 17, 2020, and no later than Friday, January 31, 2020. Read more...
Pay Period 26 Employee Federal Tax Withholding Issue - 2nd Update
January 14, 2020
The National Finance Center (NFC) has identified the root cause of the issue and continues to test and perform analysis on the system calculation of the Federal tax withholding for Pay Period 26. NFC is dedicated to giving our utmost attention to this issue and determine the appropriate corrective action to resolve. Read more...
Pay Period 26 Employee Federal Tax Withholding Issue Update
January 13, 2020
The National Finance Center (NFC) continues to test and perform analysis on the system calculation of the Federal tax withholding for Pay Period 26. Our development staff is also performing critical analysis to determine the appropriate corrective action on the affected records. We want our customers to know we are giving our utmost attention to resolving this issue. Updates will be forthcoming as additional information becomes available and the corrective action is finalized. Read more...
Pay Period 26 Employee Federal Tax Withholding Issue
January 10, 2020
This notice is to inform customers that the National Finance Center (NFC) has discovered an error while processing payroll for Pay Period 26 that may impact NFC customers’ employees’ federal payroll tax withholding. This error has resulted in erroneous federal tax withholding amounts. NFC is taking the necessary corrective action to resolve this issue. Employees will see corrected federal tax withholdings in Pay Period 1 2020. No action is required by our customers. Read more...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 6, 2020
In observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., our offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020, 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...
Employee Personal Page (EPP) System Maintenance
January 3, 2020
The National Finance Center (NFC) will perform system maintenance to the Employee Personal Page (EPP) on Monday, January 6, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. central standard time. There is no action required on the part of the customers. Read more...
Revised NFC Scheduled Maintenance - Mainframe
January 3, 2020
The National Finance Center (NFC) will conduct system maintenance on the mainframe on Sunday, January 5, 2020, from 12:01 a.m.- 5:00 a.m. central standard time. There is no action required on the part of the customers. Read more...
NFC Scheduled Maintenance - Mainframe
January 3, 2020
The National Finance Center (NFC) will conduct system maintenance to the mainframe from 5:00 p.m. central standard time (CST) on Saturday, January 4, 2020, until 2:45 a.m. CST on Sunday, January 5, 2020. There is no action required on the part of the customers. Read more...
Announcing Upcoming Quarterly Training Sessions
December 31, 2019 - 1:09 p.m.
The National Finance Center’s (NFC) Training and Communications Branch (TCB) is now accepting enrollment for instructor-led quarterly training sessions. Courses will take place at the USDA Client Services Office (CSO) located in Washington, D.C. Read more.
NFC Scheduled Maintenance–Special Payroll Processing System (SPPS)
December 27, 2019 - 3:59 p.m.
The National Finance Center’s (NFC) SPPS system will be unavailable due to system maintenance on Sunday, December 29, 2019. Customers will be notified when the application is available. Read more.
NFC Scheduled Maintenance – Entry, Processing, Inquiry, and Correction (EPIC) System
December 27, 2019 - 3:59 p.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC), EPIC system will be unavailable due to system maintenance on Sunday, December 29, 2019. Customers will be notified when the application is available. Read more.
EPP System Maintenance
December 23, 2019 - 1:11 p.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) will perform system maintenance to the Employee Personal Page (EPP) on Monday, December 30, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. Read more.
New Year’s Day Holiday
December 20, 2019 - 4:34 p.m.
In observance of the New Year’s Day holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, 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.
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Holiday
December 20, 2019 - 2:47 p.m.
In observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day holidays, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, and Wednesday, December 25, 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 System Maintenance
December 18, 2019 - 9:34 a.m.
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more.
NFC System Maintenance
November 21, 2019 - 6:21 a.m.
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m.
EPP System Maintenance
November 20, 2019 - 2:39 p.m.
The National Finance Center (NFC) will perform system maintenance to the Employee Personal Page (EPP) on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. central standard time. There is no action required on the part of the customers. Read more.
Announcing Upcoming Quarterly Training Sessions
November 19, 2019 - 3:41 p.m.
The National Finance Center’s (NFC) Training and Communications Branch (TCB) is now accepting enrollment for the instructor-led quarterly training sessions. Courses will take place at the USDA Client Services Office (CSO) located in Washington D.C. Read more.

Last Updated / Reviewed: July 09, 2018