Setoff File Status

Next setoff file - Tuesday, October 26, 2021 (#18 of 21 for 2021)

Schedule for 2021/and expected date available to local governments:

#1 - Tuesday, February 9, 2021 (#1 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, February 9, 2021

#2 - Tuesday, February 23, 2021 (#2 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, February 23, 2021

#3 - Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (#3 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, March 9, 2021

#4 - Tuesday, March 23, 2021 (#4 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, March 23, 2021

#5 - Tuesday, April 6, 2021 (#5 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, April 6, 2021

#6 - Tuesday, April 20, 2021 (#6 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, April 20, 2021

#7 - Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (#7 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, May 4, 2021

#8 - Tuesday, May 18, 2021 (#8 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, May 18, 2021

#9 - Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (#9 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, June 8, 2021

#10 - Tuesday, June 22, 2021 (#10 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, June 22, 2021

#11 - Tuesday, July 13, 2021 (#11 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, July 13, 2021

#12 - Tuesday, July 27, 2021 (#12 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, July 27, 2021

#13 - Tuesday, August 10, 2021 (#13 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, August 10, 2021

#14 - Tuesday, August 24, 2021 (#14 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, August 24, 2021

#15 - Tuesday, September 14, 2021 (#15 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, September 14, 2021

#16 - Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (#16 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, September 28, 2021

#17 - Tuesday, October 12, 2021 (#17 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, October 12, 2021

#18 - Tuesday, October 26, 2021 (#18 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, October 26, 2021

#19 - Tuesday, November 9, 2021 (#19 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, November 9, 2021

#20 - Tuesday, November 23, 2021 (#20 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, November 23, 2021

#21 - Tuesday, December 7, 2021 (#21 of 21 for 2021)/Tuesday, December 7, 2021



setoff file guidelines

January:

February through December:

Step Setoff Step Status Date(s) Estimated Completion Date (If not ON SCHEDULE) or SPECIAL COMMENT
1 1a) The NC Department of Revenue processes tax refunds against debtors from the Clearinghouse database.       

1b) The NC Education Lottery reviews all winners of over $600 against the Clearinghouse database

COMPLETED Monday, October 11 through Sunday, October 24  
2 The NC Department of Revenue mails the "Notice of Individual Income Tax Adjustment" letters to the debtors that were setoff.   This letter references the Clearinghouse toll-free Interactive Voice Response (IVR) telephone number (877) 843-0330.

COMPLETED  Tuesday, October 12 through Monday, October 25  
3 Debtors setoff receive the mailing notices and call the Clearinghouse (IVR) to inquire on all local governmental entities who submitted a claim against their tax refund

IN PROGRESS Wednesday, October 13 through Wednesday, October 27  
4 Participating local governmental entities submit electronic data files to the Clearinghouse via the client software or ASCII/Excel files

COMPLETED Monday, October 4 through Friday (5:00 p.m.) October 15  
5 The Clearinghouse processes all local governmental entity data creating an updated database from data sent by Friday 5:00 p.m.

COMPLETED Friday through Monday: October 8 - 11 and 15 - 18  
6 The Clearinghouse transmits a replacement database to North Carolina Department of Revenue who forwards a copy to the NC Education Lottery. Only debts $50.00 or more that have passed their Compliance Date and have not passed the Expiration Date are sent

COMPLETED Tuesdays, October 12 and 19  
7 7a) The NC Department of Revenue provides an electronic tax refund setoff file for the Clearinghouse

7b) The NC Education Lottery transmits an electronic lottery setoff file to the Clearinghouse

COMPLETED Tuesday, October 26  
8 The Clearinghouse reconciles information from the NC Department of Revenue and NC Education Lottery, using the electronic data files from each

COMPLETED Tuesday, October 26  
9 9a) The NC Department of Revenue electronically transfers all tax refund setoff funds to N.C. Capital Management

9b) The NC Education Lottery electronically transfers all lottery setoff funds to NC Capital Management

ON SCHEDULE Friday, October 29
10 Capital Management Trust will complete the deposit to the local governments

ON SCHEDULE Tuesday, November 2
11 The Clearinghouse updates the master database to reflect all setoffs received in the electronic file from the NC Department of Revenue and NC Education Lottery

COMPLETED Tuesday, October 26  
12 The Clearinghouse provides a report to NC Capital Management providing the associated Capital Management account numbers and deposit amounts for each local governmental entity that received funds. Additionally,  the Clearinghouse faxes a copy of the above report to the NC League of Municipalities and the Association of County Commissioners

COMPLETED Tuesday, October 26  
13 The Clearinghouse transfers the setoff data files (including Excel file of all setoffs) to the secure folder for each local governmental entity in the file

COMPLETED Tuesday, October 26

 

14 The Clearinghouse transmits electronic mail notifications and instructions to each local governmental entity that various files are available for download. Note: in order to reduce our chances as being marked as spam, we send 70 emails per hour so it may take the entire day to send all. COMPLETED

Tuesday, October 26  
15 Local governmental entities proceed with the downloads from their secure folders, using either the Web Browser or the Client software and processes the setoff results

IN PROGRESS Tuesday, October 26 UNTIL COMPLETION  
16 The Clearinghouse updates the Statistics information on the website

ON SCHEDULE Friday, October 29 - 5:00 P.M.
17

Last Status Update

  Tuesday, October 26 - 10:25 P.M.

Notes:

Step 1: Department of Revenue processes refunds that were received for this time period.

Step 2: Department of Revenue mails a letter informing the debtor they were setoff.

Step 3: Interactive Voice Response system (IVR) process:

Step 11: The Clearinghouse updates the master database:

  • Debt Amounts updated to reflect the tax refunds and lottery setoff(s)

  • Indicators set to ensure that setoff rules enforced: only one transaction fee ($15) per Social Security Number per debt, per local governmental entity, per Tax Year

Step 11: The Clearinghouse faxes a report to N.C. Capital Management:

  • The funds are normally available on the following Tuesday

  • If there are questions or issues involving the access of these funds please call N. C. Capital Management Trust at (800) 222-3232