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NFC Contact Center Closure
April 20, 2018
This notification is to inform all Customers that the National Finance Center’s (NFC) Contact Center (NCC) (excluding the GISB Help Desk which services DPRS, TIPS, and CLER) will be closed for two and a half hours on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, for a team building exercise. Read more...
Update - Insight webTA 3.8 Data Implementation Status
April 17, 2018
The production implementation of Insight Daily Time and Attendance Data (webTA 3.8) is still currently in progress. During this time, the webTA subject areas are not available. Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: April 14, 2018
April 12, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, April 14, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...
Insight webTA Data Implementation Status
April 11, 2018
The production implementation of Insight Daily Time and Attendance Data (webTA) is currently in progress. The National Finance Center is in the process of loading large amounts of data into the production environment. During this time, the webTA subject areas will not be available. An updated Customer Notification will be provided once implementation is complete. Read more...
IRIS Web Preview
April 11, 2018
A few weeks ago, the National Finance Center (NFC) announced the rollout of a new Web-based version of Information/Research Inquiry System (IRIS). As stated, IRIS Web has been enhanced to provide a better customer experience, including ease of access and support for users with disabilities in compliance with Section 508 standards. IRIS Web is compatible with all of the modern Web browsers. Read more...
Insight Password Change Issue
April 6, 2018
Users of Insight have reported issues to the National Finance Center concerning missing menu options, folders, and categories. These issues are appearing because their Insight password has expired. Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: March 31, 2018
March 30, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, March 31, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...
Career and Career-Conditional Employment (Tenure) Regulation Change
March 27, 2018
The National Finance Center is notifying our customers of an Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulation change. OPM has issued a final regulation to change the criteria for career tenure in the Federal competitive service. Read more...
T&A Point of Contact for Potential Government Shutdown
March 21, 2018
In preparation for a potential government shutdown, the National Finance Center (NFC) is seeking your assistance to obtain pertinent information about your respective Agency Time and Attendance (T&A) practices. This information will be helpful to ensure T&As are processed in a timely manner. Read more...
Corrective Action for Separated Employees
March 21, 2018
Currently, there are numerous separated employee records in Payroll/Personnel (PPS) database, which should have moved to the ADJP history database. The move to history normally occurs six (6) pay periods following the processing of the last transaction. Read more...
Agency Shutdown Checklist
March 21, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) would like to provide our customers with a checklist of pertinent information in the event of a government shutdown. Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: March 17, 2018
March 16, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, March 17, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...
New IRIS Web Release
March 14, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is pleased to announce the rollout of a new Web-based version of the Information/Research Inquiry System (IRIS). Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: March 3, 2018
March 1, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...
Update: Insight System Maintenance
February 27, 2018
Insight System maintenance is completed. The application is now available for use. Read more...
Administrative Billings and Collections System
February 23, 2018
As a reminder to our customers regarding Bulletin REPT 17-08, Administrative Billings and Collections (ABCO) Forms Added to the Reporting Center, dated November 18, 2017, and a follow up to the Customer Notice issued on January 18, 2018, several ABCO forms have been added to the Financial Reports menu on the Reporting Center with the capability to view and/or print. Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: February 17, 2018
February 15, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. until 10:45 p.m. Read more...
Washington's Birthday Holiday
February 14, 2018
In observance of the Washington’s Birthday Holiday, the National Finance Center's (NFC) offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 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...
Combined Federal Campaign - Update
February 12, 2018
This is an update to the previous Customer Notification dated on February 6, 2018. NFC is currently working on two issues with CFC's vendor Give Back (GB). NFC and Give Back are working diligently to address these issues as expeditiously as possible. Read more...
Update - NFC Contact Center Resumes Normal Operations
February 9, 2018
This is a follow up communication to a notification issued on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, stating that the NFC Contact Center (NCC) would be operating on an abbreviated schedule, with reduced staff, beginning Friday, February 9, 2018. As of Friday, February 9, 2018, NCC resumed normal operations from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday. Read more...
T&A Point of Contact for Potential Government Shutdown
February 7, 2018
In preparation for a potential government shutdown, the National Finance Center (NFC) is seeking your assistance to obtain pertinent information about your respective agency Time and Attendance (T&A) practices. This information will be helpful to ensure T&As are processed in a timely manner. Read more...
NCC Hours of Operations During Government Shutdown
February 7, 2018
The NFC Contact Center (NCC) will be operating on an abbreviated schedule, with reduced staff, beginning Friday, February 9, 2018. The hours of operation will be from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday. Read more...
Corrective Action for Separated Employees
February 7, 2018
Currently, there are numerous separated employee records in Payroll/Personnel (PPS) database, which should have moved to the ADJP history database. Read more...
Agency Shutdown Checklist
February 7, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) would like to provide our customers with a checklist of pertinent information in the event of a government shutdown. Read more...
Timely T&A Submission for Pay Period 02
February 7, 2018
Because of the possibility of a Government shutdown, in order to ensure timely payroll processing, the National Finance Center (NFC) is urging all Agencies to validate and certify their Pay Period 02 Time and Attendance (T&A) data before close of business today Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Read more...
Combined Federal Campaign
February 2, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) has identified an issue with Give Back contribution elections rejecting. NFC is working directly with Give Back and expects to receive a corrected file to ensure timely processing for Pay Period 2 deductions. No action is required by the customers. Read more...
NFC Maintenance Schedule: February 3, 2018
February 2, 2018
The NFC will conduct system maintenance on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. until 12:45 a.m., Sunday, February 4, 2018. Read more...
NFC Contact Center Closure
February 1, 2018
This notification is to inform all Customers that the National Finance Center’s (NFC) Contact Center (NCC) (excluding the GISB Help Desk which services DPRS, TIPS, and CLER) will be closed for two and a half hours on Monday, February 5, 2018, for a Mandated Agency-wide All Employee meeting. The telephones in the NCC will be unavailable from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CT. Read more...
Update - Federal Income Tax
January 26, 2018
This is a follow up notification dated January 10, 2018 Federal Income Tax Customer to clarify information previously distributed. The notification stated that it is anticipated that the new Federal Income Tax withholding amounts related to the Tax Cut and Job Act of 2017, passed by Congress in December of 2017, would occur sometime in February of 2018. Read more...
2017 W-2 Update
January 24, 2018
The National Finance Center (NFC) is in the process of printing and mailing calendar year 2017 W-2s. The mailing process will continue through Tuesday, January 31, 2018. Of the approximately 705,000 W-2s to be issued, all but about 2,700 are expected to be available on the Employee Personal Page (EPP) and the Reporting Center as early as Friday, January 12, 2018, no later than Monday, January 15, 2018. Read more...
Update - NFC Contact Center Resumes Normal Operations
January 23, 2018
This is a follow up communication to a notification issued on Friday, January 19, 2018, stating that the NFC Contact Center (NCC) would be operating on an abbreviated schedule, with reduced staff, beginning Monday, January 22, 2018. Read more...

Last Updated / Reviewed: September 18, 2017