PPS Release Notes CY15, PP13 | National Finance Center

Payroll/Personnel System - Calendar Year 2015, Pay Period 13 Release Notes

Payroll/Personnel System CY15, PP13

Incident Number

Agency-Specific or Community-Wide

Project Title

Description of the Change

605936

Agency-specific

Automate a Daily Leave Balance Report for the United States (U.S.) Department of the Treasury (Treasury)

System modifications will be made to replace FOCUS report LVBALRPT with report LEAVDATA. Report LEAVDATA will be generated daily for Treasury and its serviced Agencies. The report will have three new fields as follows: Military_Leave_YTD_Emerg Home_LV-Current_Bal
Shore_LV_Current_Bal

608176*

Agency-specific

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Employee Codes

System modifications will be made to ensure that two new special employee codes 78 and 79 are added for NIST, Agency 57. These codes will identify conditions for pay bands and career paths applicable for pay and personnel processing.

709906

Agency-specific

Add Standard Form (SF) 2810, Notice of Change in Health Benefits Enrollment, to the electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) Data Feeds for United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

System modifications will be made to include SF 2810 data in the eOPF file that is transmitted to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for USAID.

725760

Agency-specific

Add SF 2810 to eOPF Data Feeds for the Department of Justice (DOJ)

System modifications will be made to include SF 2810 data in the eOPF file that is transmitted to OPM for DOJ.

755371*

Agency-specific

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) - Special Employee Code 85

System modifications will be made to remove the salary cap edit for OCC, Agency AJ employees with Special Employee Code 85. This will allow the entry of any salary amount into the system for employees with the Special Employee Code 85.

771557

Agency-specific

System Modification to SF 50, Notification of Personnel Action, for the International Trade Administration (ITA) Foreign Commercial Service Usage of Duty Station CD-2500-000

System modifications will be made to data on the SF 50 when an ITA's Foreign Commercial Service, CM/55, employee is assigned to personnel office identifier (POI) 4471 and in duty station CD-2500-000. Changes will be made to box 38 to reflect 'CD-2500-000' and box 39 to reflect the statement 'In Transit' instead of the actual location (name of country).

791582

Agency-specific

Department of Commerce (DOC), Pay Plan AD Ranges

System modifications will be made to exclude locality pay for DOC, Economic Development Administration (EDA), Agency CM/52, Pay Plan AD employees.

813992

Agency-specific

Add SF 2810 to eOPF Data Feeds for the Farm Credit Administration (FCA) and the Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation (FCSIC)

System modifications will be made to include SF 2810 data in the eOPF file that is transmitted to OPM for FCA and FCSIC.

819670

Community-wide

Entry, Processing, Inquiry, and Correction System (EPIC), Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Event Code That Permits Change

System modifications will be made to allow Agencies to use FEHB Event Code 1R, Permits change, when an employee or eligible family member becomes eligible for assistance under Medicaid or a State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

872041*

Agency-specific

OCC - Modify Appointment Type Edit for Life Insurance Plan 45

System modifications will be made to allow OCC employees with appointment type 08, Excepted-Indefinite, Excepted-Limited (more than 1 year) to enrollee in Plan Code 45.

873077*

Agency-specific

Allow Intermittent Employees to Work More Than 80 Hours for Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance (TE)

System modifications will be made to allow TE intermittent employees (Type Employment equals 3 and Work Schedule equals I) to work more than 80 hours in a pay period. Overtime Transaction Code (TC) 21 will be applied; however, pay for overtime hours (over 80 hours) is at the base rate.

890255

Agency-specific

Cease Printing HR office copy of the Letter of Separation for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), TR93

System modifications will be made to cease sending the HR office copy of the Letter of Separation for IRS, TR93. The employee's copy of the Letter of Separation will continue to be produced and mailed.

904989

Agency-specific

Establish an eOPF data feed for the United States Office of Special Counsel (OSC)

System modifications will be made to create and transmit to OPM an eOPF data feed for OSC, FW06. The file will include the following data: SF 2809, Health Benefits Election Form; SF 2810; Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)-1, Election Form (Traditional (Pre-Tax) Contributions and Roth (After-Tax)); TSP-1-C, Catch-Up Contribution Election (Traditional (Pre-Tax) Contributions and Roth (After-Tax)); and the SF 50.

913457

Community-wide

Foreign Address on SF 2809 and SF 2810 Listed as a Domestic State Address

System modifications will be made to have the system reflect the foreign country code on SF 2809 and SF 2810 as a Foreign Address, and not as a Domestic State.

920998

Agency-specific

The United States Capitol Police (USCP) Modification of Retirement Plan Code SR and SF

System modifications will be made to allow Retirement Plan Codes SR and SF to be valid codes for USCP Agency Code CP and Pay Plans CP and LP.

935141

Community-wide

Create Edit in the National Finance Center (NFC) Systems that Requires a 5 Digit U.S. Zip Code Entry

System modifications will be made requiring that a valid 5 digit ZIP Code for U.S. addresses be submitted by Agencies when transmitting the SF 2809 and SF 2810 data to NFC.

984501

Agency-specific

Add Additional Documents to eOPF Data Feed for the National Gallery of Arts (NGA) (GA/GP) and (GA/24)

System modifications will be made to modify the eOPF data feed to OPM for the NGA (GA/GP) and (GA/24). The file will include the following additional data: SF 2809; SF 2810; TSP-1, (Traditional (Pre-Tax) Contributions and Roth (After-Tax)); and TSP-1-C, (Traditional (Pre-Tax) Contributions and Roth (After-Tax)).

988415

Community-wide

ALLTAX Changes Various State/City/County Taxes

System modifications will be made to implement changes to the tax formulas for various State/city/county taxing entities as shown below:

Arkansas - AR150003 Arkansas State Tax

District of Columbia - DC150050 District of Columbia Income Tax

District of Columbia - DC150060 District of Columbia Income Tax

New York - NY150081 New York City Tax

North Carolina - NC150051 North Carolina State Tax

North Carolina - NC150063 North Carolina State Tax

North Dakota - ND150082 North Dakota State Tax

Puerto Rico - PR150064 Puerto Rico State Tax

*Projects marked with an asterisk (*) are available for testing in the User Acceptance Testing (UAT) environment