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December 2017

12/11/17 Expenditure and Revenue Tracking Instructions for Natural Disaster Relief Efforts
12/11/17 Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Are Available
12/08/17 Warrant Distribution Delayed Due to Inclement Weather
12/05/17 ACA 1094-C and 1095-C Reporting Requirements Now Available
12/01/17 Old FMX Links Inactive After Dec. 31
12/01/17 First Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by Dec. 30
12/01/17 Reminder — USPS Unavailable Dec. 9 for CYE File Split

November 2017

11/27/17 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Dec. 9
11/17/17 USPS Unavailable Dec. 9 for CYE File Split
11/17/17 Deadlines Approaching for First Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
11/17/17 Reminders – Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
11/17/17 Reminders – Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 22
11/13/17 Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
11/13/17 2017 State of Texas Annual Cash Report Available
11/13/17 Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 22
11/13/17 Reminder – Benefits Proportional by Method of Finance Reports Due Nov. 19
11/13/17 Reminder – Final EEO Report Copies Available Nov. 16
11/03/17 Final EEO Report Copies Available Nov. 16
11/03/17 Important AFR Deadline Reminders
11/03/17 USAS 1099 Reporting Procedures Available for 2017

October 2017

10/27/17 Preliminary EEO Report Copies Available Nov. 1
10/27/17 Final Fiscal 2017 Annual Report (Statewide Hiring Practices) Available Nov. 3
10/27/17 Double-Check CBA and CLIBA Payment Procedures
10/27/17 Direct Deposit Prenote Period Reduced to Three Banking Days
10/27/17 Reminder – Benefit Replacement Pay Leveling Election Due
10/27/17 Reminder – TFOA Now Accepting 2018 Nominations
10/20/17 Budget T-Codes Effective Date Changed
10/20/17 Final Fiscal 2017 Annual Report (Statewide Hiring Practices) Available Nov. 3
10/20/17 Benefits Proportional by Method of Finance Reports Due Nov. 19
10/20/17 APS 001 Has Been Updated
10/20/17 Reminder – Annual Encumbrance Certification and Automated Lapsing Coming Up
10/13/17 Benefit Replacement Pay Leveling Election Due
10/13/17 Instructions for Deleting USAS IT File Transactions Have Been Updated
10/13/17 Notify Comptroller’s Office of Personal Safety Exception to Open Records Requests
10/13/17 Reminder – See Dates for Annual Encumbrance Certification and Automated Lapsing
10/13/17 Reminder – Form for Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due Oct. 31
10/06/17 Latest eXpendit Updates Now Available
10/06/17 Substantive Changes Made to Texas Comptroller Manual of Accounts
10/06/17 Ensure Compliance with USAS and CAPPS Invoice Number and Description Requirements
10/06/17 TFOA Now Accepting 2018 Nominations

September 2017

09/29/17 Form for Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due Oct. 31
09/29/17 Training Center: Availability on Oct. 4 / New URL on Oct. 5
09/29/17 2017 State Employee Charitable Campaign Update
09/29/17 Reminder — SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
09/22/17 Online Form for Annual Encumbrance Reporting Due Oct. 30
09/22/17 Automated Lapse of Unencumbered Balances Starts Running Nov. 1
09/22/17 Fiscal 2017 Fourth Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
09/22/17 Reminder – New Reporting Requirements for Emergency Leave Due Oct. 1
09/22/17 Reminder – Action Required for SB 1831
09/15/17 Take the 2017 Fiscal Management Customer Service Survey by Oct. 13
09/11/17 HRIS Employees Without Reappointments Report Available Sept. 22 With Corrections Due Sept. 29
09/11/17 New Reporting Requirements for Emergency Leave Due Oct. 1
09/11/17 Oct. 13 Deadline for Higher Ed USAS/ABEST Reconciliation
09/11/17 Additional Accounting Policy Statements Have Been Updated
09/11/17 Notice of CitiBank N.A. Number Change
09/11/17 Reminder – Deadline Approaching for Fourth Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
09/01/17 2017 AFR Update Webinar Recordings Now Available
09/01/17 Proceeds from the Sale of Surplus Property Go to General Revenue
09/01/17 Fiscal 2018 Travel Rates Available Now
09/01/17 Reminder – Report on Certain Salary Supplements Due by Sept. 15
09/01/17 Reminder – 2017 Certification of Physical Inventory Form Due Sept. 20
09/01/17 Reminder – SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
09/01/17 Reminder – Action Required for SB 1831

August 2017

08/31/17 Accounting Resources Available for Hurricane Harvey Relief
08/25/17 New TINS Inquiry Screen Available Now
08/25/17 AFR Review and General Revenue Reconciliation Ad Hoc Reports
08/25/17 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Sept. 9
08/18/17 Accounting Policy Statements Have Been Updated
08/18/17 Deadlines Approaching for Fourth Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
08/18/17 Do Not Set Effective End Date on Certain RTIs
08/18/17 Reminder – Systems Will Be Unavailable During Year-End Close
08/18/17 User Group Meetings for Payroll Systems and Legislative Updates
08/11/17 USAS ACR 60100 Prevents Payment if Generated ITV Transactions Cannot be Created
08/11/17 Changes Made by the 85th Legislature Summarized
08/11/17 Final Copies of the 2017 EEO-4 Report Available Aug. 18
08/11/17 Updated Reason Code Definitions and Restrictions for Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education Now Available
08/11/17 Action Required for SB 1831
08/11/17 Legislative Changes Affecting Salary Administration Outlined
08/11/17 Updated Settlement and Judgment Processing Guidelines Available Now
08/11/17 Note SPA Fiscal Year-End Close Processing Dates and Activities
08/11/17 Reminder – HRIS Reappointments Due Soon
08/08/17 Reminder – Annual Certification of Estimated ORP State Contributions Due Aug. 15
08/04/17 SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
08/04/17 Reminder — Complete All 2017 GASB Questionnaires by Aug. 15

July 2017

07/28/17 Outstanding Warrants Voiding Aug. 31
07/28/17 Payment Services Forms will Require Login
07/28/17 Report on Certain Salary Supplements Due by Sept. 15
07/28/17 2017 Certification of Physical Inventory Form Due Sept. 20
07/21/17 Substantive Changes Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts
07/21/17 Late Payment Interest Rate Increases for Fiscal 2018
07/21/17 HB 3849 Limits New Accounts, Funds and Revenue Dedications
07/21/17 Follow USPS Fiscal Year-End Close Process to Prepare for Fiscal 2018
07/21/17 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Aug. 9
07/14/17 AFR Work Sessions Scheduled
07/14/17 CAPPS HR/Payroll Year-End Processing Instructions Available Now
07/14/17 HRIS Higher Education Reappointment Reporting Begins Soon
07/14/17 Reminder — July 28 Deadline Set for Fiscal 2018 USAS Budget Entries
07/07/17 Complete All 2017 GASB Questionnaires by Aug. 15
07/07/17 SPRS Fiscal Year-End Processing Instructions Available Now
07/07/17 Annual Certification of Estimated ORP State Contributions Due Aug. 15

June 2017

06/30/17 USAS and CAPPS Financials FPPs Updated
06/30/17 Master Schedule of Year-End Close Events Available
06/23/17 Fiscal 2017 AFR Reporting Requirements
06/23/17 HB 2 Supplemental Appropriation and Reduction Transactions Due July 14
06/23/17 July 28 Deadline Set for Fiscal 2018 USAS Budget Entries
06/23/17 Agencies Must Prepare for SPA Surplus Property Process Change by July 31
06/23/17 Preliminary Copies of the 2017 EEO-4 Report Available July 21
06/23/17 Warrants Available for Pickup 8 to 10 a.m. on Monday, July 3
06/23/17 Reminder — Certification Required for USAS Balances for Imprest, Petty Cash and Travel Advance Accounts
06/20/17 CAPPS Prod & Non-Prod Unavailable 6/23/17 – 6/26/17
06/16/17 Certification Required for USAS Balances for Imprest, Petty Cash and Travel Advance Accounts
06/16/17 Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
06/09/17 New Page for Security Access Reports Available Now
06/09/17 USAS Profile Review and Cleanup
06/09/17 Reminder — Register Now for the 2017 AFR Update on July 6
06/09/17 Reminder — Deadline Approaching for Third Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
06/02/17 Third Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by June 30

May 2017

05/26/17 CAPPS Production & Non-Production Maintenance — 5/27–5/28
05/26/17 USAS Profile Rollover to FY/AY18 Set for June 17
05/26/17 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available June 9
05/19/17 Register Now for the 2017 AFR Update on July 6
05/19/17 Promote National Direct Deposit Month
05/19/17 Fiscal 2018 Payroll Due Dates and Direct Deposit Schedule Posted
05/19/17 Deadlines Approaching for Third Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
05/19/17 Reminder — Authorization Updates Due for Changes to Statewide Payroll/Personnel Systems
05/12/17 New TexPayment Resource Available Now
05/12/17 Reminder — Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
05/05/17 USAS ACR 60212 Limits Changes to Certain D23 Fund Fields
05/01/17 INFOSGA Retires May 12

April 2017

04/28/17 TINS ACR 60094 Changes Mail Code Reactivation Process
04/28/17 Encrypt Confidential Emails to Fiscal Management
04/28/17 Authorization Updates Due for Changes to Statewide Payroll/Personnel Systems
04/21/17 Fiscal 2016 Summary of Federal Expenditures by State Agency and Single Audit Report Package Now Available
04/20/17 CAPPS Non-Production & Production Maintenance 4/20 & 4/23
04/13/17 Reminder — Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
04/07/17 Warrants Available for Pickup 8 to 10 a.m. on Friday, April 14
04/05/17 SYSTEM OUTAGE: CAPPS Unavailable 5 p.m. April 7 – 8 a.m. April 10

March 2017

03/24/17 Fiscal 2017 Agency SWCAP by Method of Finance Now Available
03/24/17 Form for Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due May 1
03/17/17 UPDATE: PeopleTools 8.55 Upgrade On Track & Additional Info
03/14/17 Production & Maintenance Unavailable 3/17–3/20 for PeopleTools Go-Live
03/10/17 Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
03/10/17 Reminder – Deadline Approaching for Fourth Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
03/10/17 Reminder – Statewide Cost Allocation Worksheet Forms Due
03/09/17 CAPPS Prod & Non-Prod Maintenance 3/9 & 3/12
03/03/17 Fiscal 2016 CAFR Now Available
03/03/17 Fiscal 2016 Citizen-Centric Report Highlights State Financial Information

February 2017

02/27/17 Changes to Web Warrant Inquiry and Cancellation System (WWIC)
02/24/17 Production Maintenance Feb. 26
02/24/17 Second Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by March 30
02/24/17 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available March 9
02/17/17 USAS and CAPPS Confidentiality Indicator Must Be Correctly Marked
02/17/17 Deadlines Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
02/10/17 CAPPS Non-Production Maintenance Feb. 12
02/03/17 CAPPS Financials and HR/Payroll: Production and Non-Production Maintenance Feb. 5
02/03/17 Reminder – Current Forms Always Available on FMX

January 2017

01/27/17 Fiscal Management Systems Unavailable During Scheduled Maintenance on Jan. 29
01/20/17 Reminder — Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
01/13/17 CAPPS Maintenance on FMX 1/15/17
01/13/17 Biennial Revenue Estimate Now Available
01/13/17 USAS T-Code Sorts and Reference Information Updated
01/09/17 Report to the Legislature: CAPPS – ERP in Texas
01/06/17 The CAPPS Financials and HR/Payroll Non-Production and Production Maintenance Beginning Jan. 7th
01/06/17 Due Date for Statewide Cost Allocation Forms Has Changed
01/06/17 Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31

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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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