Pay Period (PP) 20 Calendar Year 2016 Release Notes | National Finance Center

Pay Period (PP) 20 Calendar Year 2016 Release Notes

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

Project Number

Agency-Specific or Community-Wide

Project Title

Description of the Change

566180*

Agency-specific

IRS

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Changes in Budget Object Class (BOC) for Rejected and Adjusted Payments

System modifications will be made to provide IRS, Agency 93 with the new BOC 1116. This BOC will be used to reclassify/identify rejected electronic funds transfer (EFT) payments.

620292*

Agency-specific

OIG

Federal Housing Finance Agency (HI), Office of Inspector General (OIG) New Plan Code

System modifications will be made to establish a non-Federal Roth Thrift Savings Plan code HR and generate a new report for Agency HI.

987301*

Agency-specific

DHS

United States (U.S.) Secret Service (SS) Plan Plan LE Uniformed Division Technician Pay Changes

System modifications will be made to create a remark code in the Table Management System (TMGT), Table 052, Remarks Code and Descriptions, for Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. SS employees in Pay Plan LE with a Special Employment Code of TP. Additionally, the Personnel Input and Edit System (PINE) edit process will allow promotion personnel actions to be processed for additional steps added since 2010.

1007914*

Agency-specific

OSC

U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) Automatic Processing for Within-Grade Increase (WGI) and Tenure

System modifications will be made to allow automatic processing of a WGI and change in tenure for all OSC employees.

1034200*

Agency-specific

TSA

Shift Swap/Trade Program for Supervisory Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Officers

System modifications will be made to allow TSA full-time and part-time supervisory employees to routinely swap and trade shifts as desired.

1057165*

Agency-specific

USDA

Modify Timeline on Position Management System Online (PMSO) Date Vacated

System modifications will be made to extend the time from 1 year to 2 years before the position is inactivated and deleted in PMSO in the Date Vacated position field for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Agency 90.

1079847

Agency-specific

SBA

Custom Report Request for Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Class-Action Grievance for the Small Business Administration (SBA) (SB31)

System modifications will be made to create a one time payroll history report for the period of January 1, 2009, to present for all current and former employees at SBA, SB31. This report will be generated in a Microsoft Excel format.

1091276

Agency-specific

OCC

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) 401(K) Loan Payback - Consolidate Wires to Schwab

System modifications will be made to consolidate the disbursements processed for OCC 401(K) loan paybacks to Schwab.

1117882

Agency-specific

TSA

Bi-Weekly Examination Analysis and Reporting System (BEAR) and Weekly Accounting Detail File (CAIS) to Interior Business Center (IBC)

System modifications will be made to allow the National Finance Center (NFC) to transmit the BEAR and CAIS files to IBC for TSA, Agency TA.

1144577*

Agency-specific

APHIS

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) BOC on Corrected Time and Attendance (T&A)

System modifications will be made to allow a corrected and revalidated T&A record to correct the entire erroneous T&A. This includes reversing the accounting charges for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) as they were processed on the original T&A for APHIS Agencies 02, 10, 34, and 36.

1146238*

Agency-specific

U.S. Mint

NFC Feed to the Labor and Employee Relations Information System (LERIS)

System modifications will be made to allow NFC to transmit a bi-weekly end of pay period data feed file containing LERIS data for the U.S. Mint.

1162555*

Agency-specific

DOJ

Create a NFCPFESI.PERS00D.DOJHRSAG.C06 File

System modifications will be made to create three new files from one file for three different personnel office identifiers (POI), Antitrust Division - DJ/HC/1830 - Document Types 063, 110, and 349; Criminal Division - CJ/HC/1034 - Document Types 063, 110, 349, and 075; and Environment and Natural Resources Division - DJ/HC/1036 - All Document Types.

1164959

Agency-specific

IRS

IRS Request to Remove Reporting of Telework on Weekly Accounting Files

System modifications will be made to discontinue reporting BOC 1119, transaction code (TC) 54 telework hours on weekly accounting files for IRS.

1185274

Agency-specific

RD

Rural Development (RD) to Modify the T&A to Allow for FEHB Adjustments

System modifications will be made to allow a corrected and revalidated T&A record to correct the entire erroneous T&A. This includes reversing the accounting charges for FEHB as they were processed on the original T&A and readjusting the taxes for RD, Agency 07.

1196378*

Agency-specific

FCA

FCSIC

Farm Credit Administration (FCA) (FL/025), Farm Credit System Insurance Corporation (FCSIC) (FK/FK) Changes to Non-Federal 401(K) Plan

System modifications will be made to exclude Pay Plan EX employees from eligibility to participate in non-Federal 401(K) plan codes 79 and 05 plan. Additionally, remove Pay Plan EX employees from automatically being established in the non-Federal 401(K), plan when an accession action is processed.

1219394*

Agency-specific

OCC

OCC System Edit Change to Allow Two Non-Federal 401(K) Loans

System modifications will be made to allow OCC employees to have up to two 401(K) loans instead of one 401(K) loan.

1231276*

Agency-specific

FDIC

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Trans Description Field and Object Class Code Strings

System modifications will be made to modify the accounting interface layout for FDIC, Agency 68, to add an additional data element field, FS-TRANS-DESCRIPTOR to the existing layout.

1257135

Agency-specific

FCA

Update Type Payment Life Cycle Acct Taxable (LCAT) in Web-based Special Payroll Processing System (SPPS Web)

System modifications will be made to remove the $400 LCAT cap and allow FCA - FL/25/1736, the ability to enter any amount for LCAT in SPPS Web.

1263121

Agency-specific

Treasury

Health Insurance Subsidy

System modifications will be made to implement a FEHB subsidy for all Office of Financial Research (OFR) employees enrolled in FEHB.

1265787

Community-wide

Modify Insight Report Aging Bucket to Agree With Mandated the Treasury Report on Receivables (TROR) Changes

System modifications will be made to update the Administrative Billings and Collections System (ABCO) Insight reports List of Outstanding Receivables (ABCO001) and Detailed Listing of Delinquent Receivables (ABCO004) to include the mandated changes to the TROR to require Federal Agencies to reflect new and additional 30-day aging categories.

1295664

Community-wide

Modify TMGT Screen 113

System modifications will be made to change TMGT, Table 113, Agency Contact For Intent To Offset Salary Notice screen name to Agency Contact For Notice of Overpayment Of Salary and Demand For Payment.

1303526

Community-wide

Employee Personal Page (EPP) Security Enhancements Phase 2

System modifications will be made to EPP to prompt users to review security questions every 6 months and will not allow users to change their email address and password on the same day.

1321441

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:

Idaho - ID160068 Idaho State Income Tax
Pennsylvania - PA160071 Pennsylvania Local Tax

1326303

Community-wide

Insight Data Refresh Report Enhancements

System modifications will be made to the Insight Data Refresh Report by adding the words Central Time to the Last Loaded column and adding a new column titled Data as of (Day/Date or Pay Period and Year).