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About NFC

The National Finance Center (NFC) is a Shared Service Provider for Financial Management Services and Human Resources Management Services. We are well-positioned to assist your Agency in achieving cost-effective, standardized, and interoperable solutions that provide functionality to support your strategic financial management and human resource management direction.

NFC’s offerings include innovative solutions both from a technical and support service perspective in order to assist you in meeting your Agency’s specific needs. NFC’s service offerings are designed to eliminate time-consuming, transactional functions and increase time for your Agency to perform your mission activities. NFC’s solutions approach facilitates planning and leverages best-in-class processes so that you can design the most efficient and effective financial and human capital management strategy for your Agency.

  • Serving the Federal Government Since 1973
  • Payrolling more than 650,000 employees
  • Providing customizable and flexible financial management services
  • Processing over 5 million general ledger postings per year
  • Providing integrated shared service solutions
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News

  • January 17, 2020
    2019 W-2 Update
    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...
  • January 14, 2020
    Pay Period 26 Employee Federal Tax Withholding Issue - 2nd Update
    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...
  • January 13, 2020
    Pay Period 26 Employee Federal Tax Withholding Issue Update
    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...
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Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) Process

In accordance with the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) Requirements Mandated by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), all file transmissions currently conducted via File Transfer Protocol (FTP), and any new file transmissions, must utilize the SFTP method.

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Data Center Migration

In support of the President’s Management Agenda, NFC will relocate its computer systems to a virtual data center hosted at the National Information Technology Center (NITC) Federal Data Center in Kansas City, Missouri. As a result, customer connectivity to NFC systems and applications will need to be updated. NFC will work with customers to ensure connectivity to the new site can be configured and tested prior to the scheduled cutover of April 25, 2020. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions and visit this site for information updates.

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Last Updated / Reviewed: January 03, 2020