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eOPF Application System Maintenance
September 7, 2018
Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will be performing maintenance to their disaster recovery servers beginning Saturday, September 8, 2018, beginning at 5:00 a.m. CST ending Monday, September 10, 2018, at 5:00 a.m. CST. Read more...
Announcing Upcoming EPIC Training
September 7, 2018
The National Finance Center’s (NFC) Training and Communication’s Branch (TCB) is now accepting enrollment for the instructor-led Entry Processing Inquiry System (EPIC) training course. The course will take place October 23, 2018, 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 October 25, 2018. Read more...
NFC Contact Center Limited Service
September 4, 2018
This notification is to inform all customers that due to Tropical Storm Gordon, the National Finance Center’s (NFC) Contact Center (NCC) (including the Government Insurance Services Branch (GISB) Help Desk, which services DPRS, TIPS, and CLER) will have limited service on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, beginning at 12:00 p.m. CST. Read more...
Top Secret R16 Testing - Revision
August 31, 2018
This is a revision to the Customer Notification originally provided on August 22, 2018. The National Finance Center (NFC) will be testing Top Secret (TSS) software. TSS is the mainframe software that manages our security and is critical to our environment. NFC is requesting for Agency customer participation in addition to Agency Security Officers (ASOs) to participate in testing. The testing is now scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. CST. Read more...
NFC Contact Center Limited Service
August 30, 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 on Thursday, August 30, 2018, between 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. CT. Read more...
Insight System Maintenance
August 29, 2018
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable Friday, August 31, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. CT until 12:30 p.m. CT. Read more...
Time and Attendance
August 29, 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...
Administrative Leave Act of 2016, Final Regulations
August 28, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is informing our Customer Agencies that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has 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 the other types of Administrative Leave. Read more...
Labor Day Holiday
August 24, 2018
In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, the National Finance Center (NFC) will be closed on Monday, September 03, 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...
Top Secret R16 Testing
August 22, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) will be testing Top Secret (TSS) software. TSS is the mainframe software that manages our security and is critical to our environment. NFC is requesting for Agency customer participation in addition to Agency Security Officers (ASOs) to participate in testing. Read more...
Time and Attendance
August 15, 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 employees’ pay. All T&A(s) should be validated, certified, and transmitted by close of business on the Tuesday following the end of the bi-weekly pay period. Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: August 4-5, 2018
August 2, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 2:45 a.m., on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Read more...
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...

Last Updated / Reviewed: July 09, 2018