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September 2019

09/13/19 Take the 2019 Fiscal Management Customer Service Survey by Sept. 27
09/13/19 Preliminary Fiscal 2019 Annual Report (Statewide Hiring Practices) Available Sept. 19
09/13/19 Grant ID Requests
09/13/19 Substantive Changes Made to Texas Comptroller Manual of Accounts
09/06/19 Submitting Fiscal 2019 CFDA and NSE additions for SEFA Reporting
09/06/19 Additional Accounting Policy Statements Have Been Updated
09/06/19 HRIS Employees Without Reappointments Report Available Sept. 23; Corrections Due Sept. 30
09/06/19 Higher Ed USAS/ABEST Reconciliation Due Oct. 30
09/06/19 Reminder – Complete Property Transfers by Sept. 20
09/06/19 Reminder – Fourth Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports Due
09/05/19 Be Alert for Fraudulent Requests

August 2019

08/30/19 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Sept. 9
08/30/19 Fiscal 2020 Travel Rates Available
08/30/19 Reminder – 2019 Certification of Physical Inventory Form Due Sept. 20
08/30/19 Reminder – Report on Certain Salary Supplements Due Sept. 15
08/30/19 Reminder – SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
08/23/19 Reminder – USAS Purchase Category Codes Change Sept. 1
08/16/19 Summary of Changes Made by the 86th Legislature
08/16/19 Accounting Policy Statements Updated
08/16/19 AY 2020 Earned Federal Funds Collections Reminder
08/16/19 Do Not Set Effective End Date on Certain RTIs
08/16/19 Proceeds from Surplus Property Sales Go to General Revenue
08/16/19 Fourth Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports Due
08/16/19 Reminder – Systems Will Be Unavailable During Year-End Close
08/09/19 Legislative Changes Affecting Salary Administration Outlined
08/09/19 Updated Reason Code Definitions and Restrictions Available
08/09/19 Final 2019 EEO-4 Report Available Aug. 16
08/09/19 Emergency Leave Reporting Due Oct. 1
08/09/19 SPA Fiscal Year-End Close Processing Dates and Activities
08/09/19 AFR Review and General Revenue Reconciliation Ad Hoc Reports
08/09/19 Reminder – HRIS Reappointments Due Soon
08/02/19 Payroll/Personnel Webinar – Updates From the 86th Legislature
08/02/19 Accounting Policy Meeting Scheduled for Aug. 22
08/02/19 USAS Purchase Category Codes Change Sept. 1
08/02/19 Complete Property Transfers by Sept. 20
08/02/19 SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
08/02/19 New Procedures for Agencies Requesting SFS Web Services
08/02/19 Reminder – Complete All 2019 GASB Questionnaires by Aug. 15

July 2019

07/26/19 Outstanding Warrants Void Aug. 31
07/26/19 Report on Certain Salary Supplements Due Sept. 15
07/26/19 2019 Certification of Physical Inventory Form Due Sept. 20
07/26/19 Late Payment Interest Rate Increases for Fiscal 2020
07/19/19 Revised Due Date for the Preliminary EEO-4 Acknowledgment Form
07/19/19 HB 3317 Limits New Accounts, Funds and Revenue Dedications
07/19/19 Use USPS Fiscal Year-End Close Process to Prepare for Fiscal 2020
07/19/19 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Aug. 9
07/19/19 Substantive Changes Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts
07/12/19 CAPPS HR/Payroll Fiscal Year-End Processing Instructions Available Now
07/12/19 HRIS Higher Education Reappointment Reporting Starts Soon
07/12/19 AFR Work Sessions Scheduled
07/12/19 Reminder – July 26 Deadline Set for Fiscal 2020 USAS Budget Entries
07/08/19 Accounting Policy Meeting Scheduled for July 19
07/08/19 Preliminary Copies of the 2019 EEO-4 Report Available July 19
07/08/19 Complete All 2019 GASB Questionnaires by Aug. 15
07/08/19 Master Schedule of Year-End Close Events Set
07/08/19 USAS and CAPPS Financials FPPs Updated
07/08/19 SPRS Fiscal Year-End Processing Instructions Available Now

June 2019

06/28/19 Warrants Available for Pickup 8 – 10 a.m. on July 5
06/28/19 Reminder – Certification for USAS Balances for Imprest, Petty Cash and Travel Advance Accounts Due July 10
06/21/19 July 26 Deadline Set for Fiscal 2020 USAS Budget Entries
06/14/19 Certification for USAS Balances for Imprest, Petty Cash and Travel Advance Accounts Due July 10
06/14/19 SB 500 Supplemental Appropriation and Reduction Transactions Due July 12
06/14/19 Fiscal 2019 Third Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Are Available
06/07/19 Third Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by June 30

May 2019

05/31/19 Systems Updated with New Race/Ethnicity Values
05/28/19 New CAPPS Security Acknowledgement Screen
05/24/19 USAS Profile Rollover to FY/AY20 Set for June 22
05/24/19 USAS Profile Review and Cleanup Reports Available Early June
05/24/19 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available June 9
05/17/19 Fiscal 2020 Payroll Due Dates and Direct Deposit Schedule Posted
05/17/19 Deadlines Approaching for Third Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
05/17/19 Reminder – Authorization Updates Due for Changes to Statewide Payroll/Personnel Systems
05/10/19 Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
05/10/19 Fiscal 2018 SEFA and Single Audit Report Package Now Available
05/10/19 Ensure Your Agency Complies with the Direct Deposit Checklist
05/03/19 Promote Direct Deposit Month
05/03/19 New FAQs on USAS Payment Due Date and Requested Payment Date Fields

April 2019

04/26/19 Authorization Updates Due for Changes to Statewide Payroll/Personnel Systems
04/18/19 Changes to USAS DAFR3913
04/18/19 Reminder – Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due May 6
04/12/19 Warrants Available for Pickup 8 to 10 a.m. on Friday, April 19
04/05/19 Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due May 6
04/05/19 Accounting Policy Meeting Scheduled for April 18

March 2019

03/29/19 Systems Updated with New Race/Ethnicity Values
03/29/19 Changes to the State Employee PayCard Program
03/29/19 Clarifying Direct Deposit Reversal Deadlines
03/29/19 Updated SSN/ITIN/EIN Validation Rules
03/22/19 CAPPS Transitions to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) March 29 – April 1
03/22/19 Encrypt Confidential Emails to Fiscal Management
03/15/19 Fiscal 2019 Second Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Are Available
03/08/19 SPA Core Training Classes Available March – July
03/08/19 USAS T-Code and Reference Information Updated
03/08/19 Reminder – Deadline Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
03/01/19 Fiscal 2018 CAFR Now Available
03/01/19 Replacement Payments for Lost Warrants
03/01/19 Second Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by March 30

February 2019

02/22/19 Third-Party Reimbursement Payments and 1099 Reporting
02/22/19 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available March 9
02/15/19 Deadlines Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
02/15/19 New Anti-Fraud Handouts Available in FM Training Classes
02/08/19 USAS and CAPPS Confidentiality Indicator Must Be Correctly Marked
02/04/19 Reminder – Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31

January 2019

01/25/19 Reminder – Last Day to Request Form 1099 is Jan. 30
01/18/19 SPA Phase-Out Plan
01/11/19 Biennial Revenue Estimate Now Available
01/04/19 Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
01/04/19 Reminder – Current Forms Always Available on FMX

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