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05/18/18 Accounting Policy Meeting Scheduled for May 23
05/18/18 Deadlines Approaching for Third Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
05/18/18 Fiscal 2019 Payroll Due Dates and Direct Deposit Schedule Posted
05/18/18 Ensure Your Agency Complies with Direct Deposit Checklist
05/11/18 Updated TINS Vendor Extract (VEX) File Available Now
05/11/18 Reminder – Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
04/27/18 Encrypt Confidential Emails to Fiscal Management
04/25/18 Accounting Policy Meeting Scheduled for April 30
04/20/18 Fiscal 2017 Summary of Federal Expenditures by State Agency and Single Audit Report Package Now Available
04/13/18 Reminder – Warrant Pickup Authorization Form Due by April 20
04/09/18 New State Employment History Application Available
04/09/18 User Group Meeting for Payroll Systems
03/29/18 SPA Core Training Classes Available April – July
03/29/18 Warrant Distribution – New Location and New Hours
03/26/18 New Required USPS Leave Codes Effective April 1
03/23/18 FMQuery Upgrade to BusinessObjects 4.1
03/23/18 Warrants Available for Pickup 8 – 10 a.m. on Good Friday
03/22/18 Accounting Policy Meeting Scheduled for March 28
03/16/18 Statewide Cost Allocation Worksheet Forms Due
03/16/18 Warrant Pickup Authorization Form Due by April 20
03/16/18 Letters of Indemnity Prohibited for Direct Deposit Recovery
03/16/18 Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Are Available
03/09/18 TINS Screen Changes Address Offset Held Warrants
03/09/18 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund FPP Has Been Updated
03/09/18 Reminder – Deadline Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
03/02/18 Fiscal 2017 CAFR Now Available
03/02/18 Citizen-Centric Report Highlights Fiscal 2017 State Financial Information
02/23/18 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available March 9
02/16/18 USAS and CAPPS Confidentiality Indicator Must Be Correctly Marked
02/16/18 Deadlines Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
02/02/18 Order Copies of the GAA Now
02/02/18 Reminder — Current Forms Always Available on FMX
01/26/18 Reminder — Last Day to Request Form 1099 is Jan. 30
01/22/18 Reminder — Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
01/16/18 Warrant Distribution Delayed Due to Inclement Weather
01/16/18 Warrant Distribution Canceled Due to Inclement Weather
01/15/18 Comptroller’s Office Closed Due to Inclement Weather
01/09/18 To Agency Heads, CFOs, Human Resource Officers and Payroll Contacts:
Deadline Extended for Reporting ACA Forms

01/08/18 Hurricane Harvey Expenditure Reporting FAQs Now Available
01/08/18 Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
01/08/18 User Group Meeting for Payroll Systems
12/15/17 New APS 019 Benefit Voucher Data Worksheet and Instructions Available Now
12/15/17 Mileage Reimbursement Rate Increases to 54.5 Cents on Jan. 1
12/15/17 Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
06/16/17 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
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
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
04/13/17 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
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
03/10/17 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
03/03/17 Fiscal 2016 CAFR Now Available
03/03/17 Fiscal 2016 Citizen-Centric Report Highlights State Financial Information
02/27/17 Changes to Web Warrant Inquiry and Cancellation System (WWIC)
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
02/03/17 Reminder – Current Forms Always Available on FMX
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 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 Due Date for Statewide Cost Allocation Forms Has Changed
01/06/17 Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 31
12/28/16 Recovery Audit Report Now Available
12/16/16 Mileage Reimbursement Rate Decreases to 53.5 Cents on Jan. 1
12/16/16 Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
12/16/16 Reminder – Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Dec. 23 and Jan. 2
12/16/16 Reminder – Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
12/09/16 Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Dec. 23 and Jan. 2
12/09/16 Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
12/09/16 Jan. 2 Direct Deposit Payments
12/09/16 Reminder — Deadline Approaching for First Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
12/02/16 CAPPS HR/Payroll: Production Maintenance Dec. 4
12/02/16 CAPPS Financials: Production Maintenance Dec. 4
12/02/16 CAPPS HR/Payroll: Do not run On-Cycle until Dec. 6
12/02/16 First Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by Dec. 30
12/02/16 Reminder – USPS Unavailable Dec. 10 for CYE File Split
12/02/16 Federal Overtime Changes Effective Dec. 1 Blocked by Court
12/02/16 ACA 1094C and 1095C Reporting Requirements Now Available
11/22/16 New IRS Deadline for 1099 Forms
11/18/16 USPS Unavailable Dec. 10 for CYE File Split
11/18/16 Deadlines Approaching for First Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
11/18/16 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Dec. 9
11/18/16 Reminder — Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 23
11/18/16 Reminder — Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
11/14/16 USAS ACR 60137 Adds 45-day Limit to Certain Date Fields for Doc Types 5 & 7
11/14/16 TINS Payroll Direct Deposit Cancellations Report Now Available
11/14/16 Search State Payments Issued Video Tutorials Available for Payees
11/14/16 Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 23
11/14/16 Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
11/14/16 Reminder – Federal Overtime Changes Effective Dec. 1
11/04/16 Statewide Cost Allocation Worksheet Due Jan. 15
11/04/16 USAS 1099 Reporting Procedures for 2016 Include a Deadline Change
11/04/16 Important AFR Deadline Reminders
11/04/16 State of Texas Annual Cash Report Now Available
11/04/16 Reminder – Final EEO Report Copies Available Nov. 16
10/31/16 Double-Check CBA and CLIBA Payment Procedures
10/31/16 Final EEO Report Copies Available Nov. 16
10/31/16 Reminder – Benefits Proportional by Fund Reports Due Nov. 18
10/31/16 Reminder – Benefit Replacement Pay Leveling Election Due
10/21/16 Budget T-Codes Effective Date Changed
10/21/16 Reminder – Annual Encumbrance Certification and Automated Lapsing Coming Up
10/21/16 Reminder – Preliminary EEO Report Copies Available Oct. 31
10/21/16 Deadlines Approaching for Community/Junior Colleges First Quarter Veteran Workforce Reporting
10/14/16 Benefit Replacement Pay Leveling Election Due
10/14/16 Preliminary EEO Report Copies Available Oct. 31
10/14/16 Notify Comptroller’s Office of Personal Safety Exception to Open Records Requests
10/07/16 Update Agency Link to Where the Money Goes
10/07/16 See Dates for Annual Encumbrance Certification and Automated Lapsing
10/03/16 Warrant Cancellation Procedures Changed
09/30/16 CAPPS Financials and HR/Payroll: Production Maintenance Oct. 2, 2016
09/30/16 Updated Fix for BlueZone
09/30/16 Fiscal Management Requests Your Feedback
09/30/16 Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
09/30/16 Updated USAS Deposit Processing FPP Available Now
09/30/16 Ensure Compliance with USAS and CAPPS Invoice Number and Description Requirements
09/30/16 Reminder – SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
09/23/16 Online Form for Annual Encumbrance Reporting Due Oct. 30
09/23/16 Automated Lapse of Unexpended Balance to Run at the Beginning of November
09/23/16 Final Fiscal 2016 Annual Report (Statewide Hiring Practices) Available Oct. 18
09/23/16 Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
09/23/16 Form for Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due Oct. 31
09/16/16 Fiscal Management Applications Unavailable During Scheduled Maintenance on Sept. 25
09/16/16 Take the Fiscal Management Customer Service Survey by Sept. 30
09/16/16 Preliminary Fiscal 2016 Annual Report (Statewide Hiring Practices) Available Sept. 23
09/16/16 Comptroller’s Office Opts Out of Same Day ACH for State Payments
09/16/16 Substantive Changes Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts
09/16/16 2016 State Employee Charitable Campaign Update
09/16/16 Fiscal 2017 Travel Rates Available Now
09/14/16 Annual Financial Report Web Applications Unavailable Sept. 25
09/09/16 CAPPS Financials: UAT Maintenance 9/9 – 9/10
09/09/16 Oct. 14 Deadline for Higher Ed USAS/ABEST Reconciliation
09/09/16 HRIS Employees without Reappointments Report Available Sept. 22 with Corrections Due Sept. 29
09/09/16 Reminder – Deadline Approaching for Fourth Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
09/09/16 Reminder – Fiscal 2016 Property Inventory Due Sept. 20
09/09/16 Reminder – External Institutions of Higher Education Must Report Property Transfers by Sept. 20
09/02/16 New ERS Deductions Available in Payroll Systems
09/02/16 eXpendit Updates
09/02/16 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Sept. 9
09/02/16 External Institutions of Higher Education Must Report Property Transfers
09/02/16 Reminder — Report on Certain Salary Supplements Due by Sept. 15
09/02/16 Reminder — SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
08/29/16 CAPPS HR/Payroll: Production Unavailable Due to FYE 8/31 – 9/6
08/29/16 CAPPS Financials: Production and Non-Production Available During FYE 8/31 – 9/6
08/26/16 AFR Ad Hoc Review Reports
08/26/16 Fiscal 2016 Property Inventory Due Sept. 20
08/19/16 Publish the Purpose of Certain Grants on Agency Website
08/19/16 Deadlines Approaching for Fourth Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
08/19/16 Do Not Set Effective End Date on Certain RTIs
08/19/16 Reminder – Systems Will Be Unavailable During Year-End Close
08/12/16 Substantive Changes Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts
08/12/16 Reminder — GASB Questionnaires Due Sept. 1
08/12/16 Reminder — HRIS Reappointments Due Soon
08/05/16 CAPPS Security Role Documentation Website Now Available
08/05/16 Note SPA Fiscal Year-End Close Processing Dates and Activities
08/05/16 Complete the GASB Statement No. 62 Questionnaire by Sept. 1
07/29/16 Complete the Following Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Questionnaires by Sept 1:
07/29/16 Report on Certain Salary Supplements Due by Sept. 15
07/29/16 HRIS Exception File Available for Download
07/29/16 AFR Update Webinar Recording Now Available
07/29/16 SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
07/22/16 Follow USPS Fiscal Year-End Close Process to Prepare for Fiscal 2017
07/22/16 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Aug. 9
07/15/16 CAPPS HR/Payroll Year-End Processing Instructions Available Now
07/15/16 HRIS Higher Education Reappointment Reporting Begins Soon
07/15/16 Complete the GASB 77 Tax Abatement Questionnaire by Sept. 1
07/15/16 Complete the GASB 49 Pollution Remediation Obligations Questionnaire by Sept. 1
07/15/16 Complete the GASB 14/39 Component Unit Questionnaire by Sept. 16
07/15/16 AFR Work Sessions Scheduled
07/15/16 Reminder — July 29 Deadline Set for Fiscal 2017 USAS Budget Entries
07/12/16 Annual Certification of Estimated ORP State Contributions Due Aug. 15
07/11/16 Handout Available for July 13 USPS User Group Meeting
07/08/16 SPRS Fiscal Year-End Processing Instructions Available Now
07/08/16 Late Payment Interest Rate Increases for Fiscal 2017
07/08/16 Annual Certification of Estimated ORP State Contributions Due Aug. 15
07/01/16 USAS and CAPPS Financials FPPs Updated
07/01/16 Schedule of Year-End Close Events Available
07/01/16 Download Training Materials for the Annual Financial Report Update Webinar
07/01/16 USPS User Group Meeting Set for July 13
07/01/16 Do You Know All the Appropriation and Fiscal Year Differences?
06/24/16 AFR Reporting Requirements Now Available
06/24/16 Reminder — Register Now for the July 7 AFR Update Webinar
06/24/16 July 29 Deadline Set for Fiscal 2017 USAS Budget Entries
06/24/16 Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
06/24/16 Reminder — Certification Required for USAS Balances for Imprest, Petty Cash and Travel Advance Accounts
06/17/16 Federal Overtime Changes Effective Dec. 1
06/17/16 Reminder – Review the Direct Deposit Checklist
06/10/16 Certification Required for USAS Balances for Imprest, Petty Cash and Travel Advance Accounts
06/10/16 AY 2016 Earned Federal Funds Reminders
06/10/16 Third Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by June 30
06/10/16 Reminder — Deadline Approaching for Third Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
06/10/16 Reminder — Register Now for the 2016 AFR Update on July 7
06/03/16 Vendor Extract Layout Added to the TINS Guide
05/26/16 USAS Profile Rollover to FY/AY17 Set for June 18
05/26/16 Ensure Your Agency Complies with Direct Deposit Checklist
05/26/16 Textravel Updates and Format Changes
05/26/16 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available June 9
05/20/16 Register Now for the 2016 AFR Update on July 7
05/20/16 Fiscal 2017 Payroll Due Dates and Direct Deposit Schedule Posted
05/20/16 Deadlines Approaching for Third Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
05/13/16 Reminder — Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 27
04/29/16 Promote National Direct Deposit Month with Updated Materials
04/22/16 Fiscal 2015 Summary of Federal Expenditures by State Agency and Single Audit Report Package Now Available
04/22/16 Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Are Available
04/22/16 Reminder — Form for Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due May 2
04/15/16 Reminder — Warrant Pickup Authorization Form Due by April 22
04/04/16 Four TINS Inquiry Screens Updated
04/01/16 Warrant Pickup Authorization Form Due by April 22
03/24/16 Form for Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due May 2
03/18/16 Warrants Available for Pickup 8 to 10 a.m. on Friday, March 25
03/18/16 Reminder – NASACT Middle Management Conference
03/11/16 Batch File Submission Calendar Now Available
03/11/16 Reminder – Deadline Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
03/04/16 Fiscal 2015 CAFR Now Available
03/04/16 Fiscal 2015 Citizen-Centric Report Highlights State Financial Information
02/26/16 Second Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by March 30
02/26/16 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available March 9
02/26/16 NASACT Middle Management Conference
02/19/16 USAS and CAPPS Confidentiality Indicator Must Be Correctly Marked
02/19/16 Substantive Changes Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts
02/19/16 Deadlines Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
02/12/16 Reminder — Use the Current Forms Available on FMX
02/05/16 Tax Implications for Donated Sick Leave
01/29/16 Orders Now Being Taken for Copies of the GAA
01/29/16 Commuter Spending Account Deductions Now Available
01/29/16 Texa$aver Plan Change Implemented in USPS
01/29/16 Legislation-related Substantive Changes Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts
01/22/16 Reminder – Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 27
01/08/16 Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 27
01/08/16 Payroll Stuffer Provides Information on Earned Income Tax Credit
12/18/15 Mileage Reimbursement Rate Decreases to 54 Cents on Jan. 1
12/18/15 Direct Deposit File Now Identifies Paying Agency for Vendor Payments
12/18/15 Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
12/18/15 Reminder – Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Dec. 31
12/18/15 Reminder – Direct Deposit Reversal Request Deadline Changed to 10 a.m. on Dec. 31
12/18/15 Reminder – Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
12/14/15 General Revenue Reimbursement of Statewide Allocated Costs Form Due Dec. 21
12/11/15 Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Dec. 31
12/11/15 Direct Deposit Reversal Request Deadline Changed to 10 a.m. on Dec. 31
12/11/15 Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
12/11/15 Reminder — Deadline Approaching for First Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
12/04/15 Institutions of Higher Education Required to Send EIN by Dec. 14
12/04/15 First Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by Dec. 30
12/04/15 Reminder – USPS Unavailable Dec. 10 for CYE File Split
12/04/15 Reminder – USPS User Group Meeting Set for Dec. 14
11/30/15 General Revenue Reimbursement of Statewide Allocated Costs Form Due Dec. 21
11/30/15 USPS User Group Meeting Set for Dec. 14
11/23/15 Comptroller Mainframe Password Requirements Updated
11/20/15 Comptroller Statewide Financial Systems Unavailable During Scheduled Maintenance on Nov. 28
11/20/15 Deadlines Approaching for First Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
11/20/15 USPS Unavailable Dec. 10 for CYE File Split
11/20/15 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Dec. 9
11/20/15 Reminder – Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 25
11/20/15 Reminder – Check Direct Deposit Settlement Dates
11/17/15 Special Fiscal 2015 Veteran Workforce Summary Report Available *Nov. 17
11/13/15 USAS 1099 Reporting Procedures Available for 2015
11/13/15 2015 USPS Calendar Year-End Close Process, Schedule and Manual Now Available
11/13/15 Warrant Pickup Available 8 to 10 a.m. on Nov. 25
11/13/15 Direct Deposit Settlement Date Holiday Reminder
11/06/15 Statewide Cost Allocation Worksheet Due Nov. 20
11/06/15 Important AFR Deadline Reminders
11/06/15 State of Texas Annual Cash Report Now Available
11/06/15 Reminder – Benefits Proportional by Fund Reports Due Nov. 19
11/06/15 Reminder – Final EEO Report Copies Available Nov. 16
10/30/15 Benefits Proportional by Fund Reports Due Nov. 19
10/30/15 Final EEO Report Copies Available Nov. 16
10/30/15 Double-Check CBA and CLIBA Payment Procedures
10/30/15 Reminder — TFOA Now Accepting 2016 Nominations
10/30/15 Reminder — Benefit Replacement Pay Leveling Election Due
10/28/15 TAC Updated to Include Transportation Network Drivers
10/28/15 Reminder – Fiscal Management Systems Survey Due by Oct. 30
10/28/15 Reminder – Preliminary EEO Report Copies Available Oct. 30
10/28/15 Reminder – Annual Encumbrance Certification and Automated Lapsing Coming Up
10/16/15 Take the 2015 Fiscal Management Systems Survey by Oct. 30
10/16/15 Preliminary EEO Report Copies Available Oct. 30
10/16/15 Benefit Replacement Pay Leveling Election Due
10/16/15 Reminder – Form for Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due Oct. 30
10/16/15 Reminder – See Dates for Annual Encumbrance Certification and Automated Lapsing
10/12/15 Contracts and State Employees Tabs Updated in eXpendit
10/02/15 TFOA Now Accepting 2016 Nominations
10/02/15 Ensure Compliance with USAS and CAPPS Invoice Number and Description Requirements
10/02/15 Reminder — SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
10/02/15 Reminder — Agencies Required to Publish Purpose of Certain State Grants
09/28/15 Final Fiscal 2015 Annual Report (Statewide Hiring Practices) Available Oct. 9
09/28/15 Reorganized APS 018 Now Includes CAPPS Instructions
09/28/15 Online Form for Annual Encumbrance Reporting Due Oct. 30
09/28/15 Automated Lapse of UB to Run at the Beginning of November
09/28/15 New Travel COBJs for Coastal Municipalities and State Hotel Occupancy Tax
09/28/15 Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
09/28/15 Form for Semiannual Verification of Users’ Security Access Levels Due Oct. 30
09/18/15 2015 State Employee Charitable Campaign Update
09/18/15 APS 028 and Hold Procedures Updated
09/18/15 Confidential Employee Information FPP Updated
09/11/15 Additional Accounting Policy Statements Have Been Updated
09/11/15 HRIS Employees Without Reappointments Report Available Sept. 22 With Corrections Due Sept. 29
09/11/15 Oct. 15 Deadline for Higher Ed USAS/ABEST Reconciliation
09/11/15 Reminder — Fiscal 2015 Property Inventory Due Sept. 20
09/11/15 Reminder — External Institutions of Higher Education Must Report Property Transfers by Sept. 20
09/04/15 Legislation-related Substantive Changes Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts
09/04/15 ARRA Monthly Reporting No Longer Required
09/04/15 Additional Accounting Policy Statements Have Been Updated
09/04/15 Fiscal 2016 Travel Rates Now Available
09/04/15 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Sept. 9
09/04/15 External Institutions of Higher Education Must Report Property Transfers
09/04/15 Reminder — SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
09/04/15 Reminder — Report on Certain Salary Supplements Due by Sept. 15
08/28/15 USPS ACR 60122 Implements Donor Sick Leave
08/28/15 USPS ACR 60123 Adds TJJD and TMD Employees to Protect Indicator
08/28/15 Preliminary Fiscal 2015 Annual Report (Statewide Hiring Practices) Available Sept. 16
08/28/15 Proceeds from the Sale of Surplus Property Go to GR
08/28/15 Fiscal 2015 Property Inventory Due Sept. 20
08/21/15 Accounting Policy Statements Have Been Updated
08/21/15 Notify Comptroller’s Office of Personal Safety Exception to Open Records Requests
08/21/15 Do Not Set Effective End Date on Certain RTIs
08/21/15 Agencies Required to Publish Purpose of Certain State Grants
08/21/15 84th Legislature Changed GRD Accounts for Specialty License Plates
08/21/15 Reminder — Systems Will Be Unavailable During Year-End Close
08/14/15 Salary Increase Information Now Available
08/14/15 Updated Reason Code Definitions and Restrictions for Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education Now Available
08/14/15 Final Copies of the 2015 EEO-4 Report Available Aug. 18
08/14/15 Reminder — HRIS Reappointments Due Soon
08/10/15 Changes Made by the 84th Legislature Summarized
08/10/15 Legislative Changes Affecting Salary Administration Outlined
08/10/15 Note SPA Fiscal Year-End Close Processing Dates and Activities
08/10/15 USAS Confidentiality Indicator and Invoice Number Field Requirements FPPs Now Include CAPPS Information
08/10/15 Reminder — Complete the GASB 49 Pollution Remediation Obligations Survey by Sept. 1
07/31/15 Legislation-related Substantive Changes Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts for Fiscal 2015
07/31/15 AFR Update Webinar Recording Now Available
07/31/15 Report on Certain Salary Supplements Due by Sept. 15
07/31/15 SPA/AFR Reconciliation Deadlines Approaching
07/24/15 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available Aug. 9
07/24/15 HRIS Higher Education Reappointment Reporting Begins Soon
07/24/15 Reminder — GASB Component Unit Survey Due Aug. 14
07/17/15 Follow USPS Fiscal Year-End Close Process to Prepare for Fiscal 2016
07/17/15 Complete the GASB 49 Pollution Remediation Obligations Survey by Sept. 1
07/17/15 Reminder — July 31 Deadline Set for Fiscal 2016 USAS Budget Entries
07/17/15 Reminder — Deadline Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
07/17/15 Reminder — Fiscal Management Requests Your Feedback
07/17/15 Reminder — USPS and SPRS User Group Meetings Set for July 23
07/10/15 Late Payment Interest Rate Remains 4.25 Percent for Fiscal 2016
07/10/15 SPRS Fiscal Year-End Processing Instructions Available Now
07/10/15 HB 2 Supplemental Appropriation and Reduction Transactions Due July 24
07/10/15 Reminder — USPS and SPRS User Group Meetings Set for July 23
07/02/15 HB 6 Limits New Accounts, Funds and Revenue Dedications
07/02/15 AFR Reporting Requirements Now Available
07/02/15 Download Training Materials for the AFR Update Webinar
07/02/15 Fiscal 2015 USAS Annual Close Process Now Online
07/02/15 Master Schedule of Year-End Close Events Available
07/02/15 CAPPS Financials Year-End Processing Instructions Issued
07/02/15 USPS and SPRS User Group Meetings Set for July 23
07/02/15 Reminder — Register Now for the July 9 AFR Update Webinar
06/26/15 Complete Inventory of CAPPS Financials and HR/Payroll Reports Now Available
06/26/15 Warrants Available for Pickup 8 to 10 a.m. on Friday, July 3
06/26/15 Preliminary Copies of the 2015 EEO-4 Report Available July 22
06/26/15 Deadlines Approaching for Second Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
06/26/15 Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Post-Payment Audit Reports Have Been Posted
06/26/15 Reminder — Register Now for the July 9 AFR Update Webinar
06/26/15 Reminder — Certification Required for USAS Balances for Imprest, Petty Cash and Travel Advance Accounts
06/19/15 Substantive Change Made to Comptroller Manual of Accounts
06/19/15 July 31 Deadline Set for Fiscal 2016 USAS Budget Entries
06/12/15 TINS Mid-Day Process Changed to Allow Reactivation of Certain Mail Codes
06/12/15 Third Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by June 30
06/12/15 Take the 2015 Fiscal Management Customer Service Survey by July 24
06/12/15 AY 2015 Earned Federal Funds Reminders
06/12/15 Reminder — Submit Agency Direct Deposit Forms by June 15
06/05/15 Register Now for the July 9 AFR Update Webinar
06/05/15 Certification Required for USAS Balances for Imprest, Petty Cash and Travel Advance Accounts
05/29/15 USAS Profile Rollover to FY/AY16 Set for June 20
05/29/15 Direct Deposit Checklist Covers Rule Reminder, Form Deadline and Security Tips
05/29/15 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available June 9
05/22/15 Fiscal 2016 Payroll Due Dates and Direct Deposit Schedule Posted
05/22/15 GASB Component Unit Survey Due Aug. 14
05/22/15 Reminder — Authorization Updates Due for Changes to Statewide Payroll/Personnel Systems
05/15/15 Handout Available for May 21 User Group Meeting
05/15/15 Reminder — Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 29
05/11/15 Important CAPPS Central Agency Employee Identifier Field and Security Request Changes
05/08/15 Reminder — User Group Meeting (USPS, SPRS and CAPPS HR/Payroll) Set for May 21
05/05/15 Warrant Distribution
05/01/15 USPS/SPRS User Group Meeting Set for May 21
05/01/15 TINS ACR to Make Warrant Changes May 5
04/24/15 Authorization Updates Due for Changes to Statewide Payroll/Personnel Systems
04/24/15 Promote National Direct Deposit Month with Updated Materials
04/24/15 Reminder — Warrant Size to Change May 5
04/17/15 FMX Can Only Be Viewed in These Browsers
04/17/15 Fiscal 2014 Summary of Federal Expenditures by State Agency and Single Audit Report Package Now Available
04/17/15 Reminder — Deadline Approaching for First Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
04/16/15 FMQuery Upgrade and Classes Delayed
04/02/15 Warrant Size to Change May 5
04/02/15 FMQuery – Payroll Class on April 17 to Cover Business Objects Upgrade
03/27/15 Warrants Available for Pickup 8 to 10 a.m. on Friday, April 3
03/27/15 Form for Semiannual Verification of Users' Security Access Levels Due May 1
03/20/15 Deadlines Approaching for First Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
03/13/15 Reminder — Personal Safety Exception to Open Records Requests Available
03/09/15 Fiscal 2014 Citizen-Centric Report Now Available
03/09/15 Warrant Size Change Delayed
03/02/15 Fiscal 2014 CAFR Now Available
02/27/15 New Transparency Tools Highlight State Payments
02/27/15 Second Quarter Payables and Binding Encumbrances Must Be Reported by March 30
02/27/15 Hotel Occupancy Tax Refund Reports Available March 9
02/20/15 Reminder — USAS Confidential Indicator Must Be Marked Correctly
02/13/15 EIS Contact Link and Update Form Added to FMX
02/06/15 Reminder — Use the Current Forms Available on FMX
01/30/15 Instructions Clarified for APS 018 Lapse Reversal Requests
01/23/15 Reminder — Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 29
01/16/15 If Your Agency Has Switched to texas.gov, Use Your New Email Address to Log Into Training Center
01/16/15 Biennial Revenue Estimate Now Available
01/16/15 Reminder — Deadline Approaching for Fourth Quarter Veteran Workforce Summary Reports
01/09/15 Fiscal Management Staff Changes Announced
01/09/15 Agencies Must Request Unclaimed Funds by May 29
01/05/15 Changes to Agency Website, URL and Email Addresses
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Questions? Contact statewide.accounting@cpa.texas.gov
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