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CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
September 16, 2020
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. Read more...
NFC System Maintenance
September 11, 2020
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, September 12, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...
National Finance Center Multiple Systems Maintenance
September 10, 2020
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. Read more...
Insight System Maintenance
September 9, 2020
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. Read more...
CULP0053, Time and Attendance (T&A) Error Analysis Report
September 3, 2020
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. Read more...
National Finance Center (NFC) Multiple Systems Maintenance
August 28, 2020
NFC would like to inform our customers that due to system maintenance the following Web applications will be unavailable Saturday August 29, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. central time (CT) to 8:00 p.m. CT: NFC Download Center, Employee Personal Page Administration (EPPA), Employee Personal Page (EPPS), EPPS Sample Page (EPPS_DEMO), Financial Statements Data Exchange (FSDE), Working Capital Fund and Greenbook Online (FUND), Office of the Chief Financial Officer Fee Review (OCFOFEE), Office of the Chief Financial Officer Intradepartmental Transactions Reconciliation (OCFOITR), Preauthorized Debit System (PADS), NFC Reporting Center, and SecureAll (SALL). Read more...
Update - Deferral of the Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Deductions
August 28, 2020
On August 8, 2020, the President signed an Executive Order to defer employees OASDI deductions due to COVID-19. The National Finance Center (NFC) is preparing to make system modifications to the Payroll/Personnel System. Read more...
Reminder: National Finance Center (NFC) Business Service Management (BSM) ServiceNow® Upgrade
August 27, 2020
The NFC BSM ServiceNow® team is reminding our customer Agencies that on August 29, 2020, the NFC BSM ServiceNow application will be upgraded from Madrid to Orlando. Read more...
NFC System Maintenance
August 26, 2020
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, August 29, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., on Sunday August 30, 2020. Read more...
Update - Waiver of the Premium Pay Limitation and Aggregate Pay Limitation for Employees Working in Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
August 21, 2020
This customer notification is an update to the notification issued on July 2, 2020, COVID-19TDs, regarding the implementation of the new Transaction Descriptor (TD) codes. Read more...
Deferral of the Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance (OASDI) Deductions
August 21, 2020
On August 8, 2020, the President signed an Executive Order to defer employees OASDI deductions due to COVID-19. The National Finance Center (NFC) is preparing to make system modifications to the Payroll/Personnel System effective for pay period (PP) 17, 2020, payroll processing which is the first PP to be paid after September 1, 2020. Read more...
NFC System Maintenance
August 13, 2020
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, August 15, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:45 a.m., on Sunday August 16, 2020. Read more...
Project 41472—Paid Parental Leave
August 7, 2020
The new Paid Parental Leave (PPL) benefit for Federal employees was passed as part of the National Defense Authorization Act and will provide up to 12 weeks of PPL in connection with the birth or placement (for adoption or foster care) of a child. PPL applies only to births or placements occurring on or after October 1, 2020. Read more...
National Finance Center (NFC) Business Service Management (BSM) ServiceNow Upgrade
August 5, 2020
The NFC BSM ServiceNow® team is notifying our customer Agencies that on August 29, 2020, the NFC BSM ServiceNow application will be upgraded from Madrid to Orlando. Read more...
Insight System Maintenance
July 30, 2020
This is an update to the notification dated 7/24/2020. Insight system maintenance on Thursday, July 30, 2020, has been changed to Saturday, August 1, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. central time (CT) until 5:00 p.m. CT. No action is required on the part of the customer. Read more...
Introduction of the Thrift Savings Plan’s Spillover Method for Catch-Up Contributions
July 29, 2020
The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB), the Agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), will switch to the spillover method for catch-up contributions beginning with the first pay period of tax year 2021 (for the National Finance Center’s (NFC) purposes, this will be effective Pay Period 26, 2020). Read more...
Time and Attendance
July 29, 2020
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. Read more...
Insight System Maintenance
July 24, 2020
Due to system maintenance, Insight will be unavailable Thursday, July 30, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. central time (CT) until 12:30 p.m. CT. No action is required on the part of the customer. Read more...
NFC System Maintenance
July 17, 2020
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, July 18, 2020, from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., on Sunday July 19, 2020. Read more...
Time and Attendance
July 13, 2020
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. Read more...
National Finance Center Training Solutions
July 7, 2020
The National Finance Center (NFC) realizes the importance of delivering excellent customer service and offering our customers innovative solutions that meet changing business needs. We are excited to announce the expansion of our innovative training solutions to include self-paced, on-demand training; virtual classroom training; and traditional classroom learning platforms focused on ensuring your workforce has the knowledge they need. Read more...
NFC System Maintenance
July 2, 2020
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, July 4, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...

Last Updated / Reviewed: August 28, 2020