U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
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Commanding Officer (Staff Symbol)
U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591
Web-TPAX https://webtpax.osc.uscg.mil/ (copy and paste into address bar, must be on a CG Workstation. Web-Tpax cannot be accessed via the internet)
Nov. 14, 2019
Important Notice to Members Who Are Maryland Residents
Did you know that federal and Maryland earned income tax credits are available to certain low-income individuals
and families? These credits can reduce the amount of income tax you owe or increase your income tax refund; and, you may
qualify to receive some of these credits even if you did not earn enough income to be required to file a tax return.
Nov. 1, 2019
Defense Travel Management Office Allowances and Regulations Update
The Defense Travel Management Office has updated the following information for 01 Nov. 2019:
Oct. 29, 2019
Active Duty and Reserve Payroll Processing Schedule
Here is the November 2019 Active/Reserve Payroll Processing Schedule
Oct. 15, 2019
Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Update
Personnel & Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Chapter 4, Movement of Personnel in Training Tactics & Procedures (TTP) format is now available. This chapter provides checklists, guides and information required for the movement of personnel.
Oct. 4, 2019
Special Duty Pay and Assignment Pay - Policy Clarification
This message clarifies concurrent receipt of SDP and AP or multiple SDP.
Oct. 2, 2019
Known Issue: DA Cost of Living Allowance for the Continental United States (CONUS COLA)
An issue has been detected with Direct Access (DA) CONUS COLA transactions.
Oct. 1, 2019
FY 2020 Enlisted Supplementary Clothing Allowances (SUPP CMA)
Here are the Enlisted Supplementary Clothing Allowances (SUPP CMA) for FY 2020.
FY 2020 Enlisted Clothing Maintenance Allowances
Here are the Fiscal Year 2020 Enlisted Clothing Maintenance Allowances.
Personnel & Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Chapter 11 (TTP Format), Governance - Audits and Reports, posted.
Sept. 26, 2019
Fiscal Year 2020 Civilian Clothing Allowance Authorizations
Here are the Fiscal Year 2020 Civilian Clothing Allowance Authorizations.
Fiscal Year 2020 Selected Reserve Bonuses and Special Pay
This message announces a bonu offers for eligible enlisted members who enlist and affiliate with the Coast Guard SELRES in a designated rating and unit. It also announces Designated Unit Pay (DUP),
Sept. 17, 2019
Known Issue: DA Hostile Fire Pay / Imminent Danger Pay and Hardship Duty Pay for Location in a Designated Area Monthly Payout Limit
Direct Access does not allow a payment for Hostile Fire Pay / Imminent Danger Pay (HFP/IDP) and Hardship Duty Pay for Location in a Designated Area (HDP-L (DA)) to exceed $325 in a month. Direct Access will deduct any dollar amount over $325.
Sept. 16, 2019
Fiscal Year 2020 Reserve Active and Inactive Duty Scheduling
The Assistant Commandant of Reserve (CG-R) released a series of ALCOAST messages detailing the scheduling requirements, waiver process, and allocations for Fiscal Year 2020 reserve inactive duty training, readiness management period, additional training period, and active duty for training.
Aug. 2, 2019
Aviation Incentive Pay (AvIP) Change Request Procedure
Requests for adjustments to Aviation Service Date, Officer Service Date, DIFOPS, DIFDEN, DIFPRO, and/or OPFLY TIME require the following steps before PPC (MAS) can make any adjustments.
Aug. 1, 2019
Critical Housing Area Update: Saugerties, NY
Effective 25 July 2019 to add Saugerties, NY (County Cost Group 780), is designated Critical Housing Area.