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

2022 Year-End Schedule

Deadline Action Responsibility
Thursday, Nov. 10 Last day to submit a copy of Form W‑2c to USPS for 2022 corrections. Agency/USPS
Friday, Dec. 9 Last day to submit supplemental payrolls for 2022 Agency
Dec. 1-9 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
USPS will not be available on Saturday, Dec. 10 Monthly payroll month-end process will end

2022/2023 files split

2022 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

2022 current charitable deductions turned off and future amounts moved to current
Note: All USPS payrolls finalized after the 2022/2023 file split must have a warrant date in calendar year 2023 and will be reflected in the 2023 files.
Monday, Dec. 12 2023 files open USPS
Tuesday, Dec. 13 Agencies will receive 2022 fourth-quarter reports and reports 83, 527 and 3011 USPS
Wednesday, Dec. 21 Monthly payrolls are due Agency
Tuesday, Dec. 27 Direct deposit deadline for monthly and second-half, semimonthly payroll Agency
Monday, Jan. 2 First 2023 payday Agency
Monday, Jan. 2 First 2022 W‑2 run USPS
Friday, Jan. 20 Last day agencies can request W‑2s Agency
Tuesday, Jan. 31 Last day to mail or deliver W‑2s Agency