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USPS Calendar Year-End Close Manual – Calendar Year-End Close (CYEC) Overview

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2017 Year-End Schedule

Deadline Action Responsibility
Friday, Nov. 17 Last day to submit a copy of Forms W‑2c to USPS for 2016 corrections. Agency/USPS
Dec. 1 – 6 Semimonthly payroll month-end process (November month-end reports and clears). Agency/USPS
Wednesday, Dec. 6 First-half, semimonthly payrolls are due. Agency
Friday, Dec. 8 Direct deposit deadline for first-half, semimonthly payrolls. Agency
Friday, Dec. 8 Last day to submit supplemental payrolls for 2017. Agency
Dec. 1 – 8 Monthly payroll month-end process (November month-end reports and clears).

Enter December terminations before split to ensure that employee W‑2s are sorted properly.
Agency/USPS
USPS will not be available on Saturday, Dec. 9. Monthly payroll month-end process will end.

2017/2018 files split.

2017 fourth-quarter reports and report 83 will run for all agencies.

Discrepancy reports 527 and 3011 will run for all agencies.

BRP flags reset.

Catch-up status for 457 plans cleared.

2017 current charitable deductions turned off and future amounts moved to current.
Agency/USPS
Note: All USPS payrolls finalized after the 2017/2018 file split must have a warrant date in calendar year 2018 and will be reflected in the 2018 files.
Monday, Dec. 11 2018 files open. USPS
Tuesday, Dec. 12 Agencies will receive 2017 fourth-quarter reports and reports 83, 527 and 3011. USPS
Tuesday, Dec. 19 Monthly payrolls and second-half, semimonthly payrolls are due. Agency
Friday, Dec. 22 Direct deposit deadline for monthly and second half, semimonthly payroll Agency
Monday – Tuesday, Dec. 25 – 26 Holiday  
Tuesday, Jan. 2 First 2018 payday. Agency
Wednesday, Jan. 3 First 2017 W‑2 run. USPS
Monday, Jan. 22 Last day agencies can request W‑2s. Agency
Wednesday, Jan. 31 Last day to mail or deliver W‑2s. Agency
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Questions? Contact statewide.accounting@cpa.texas.gov
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