December Accounting Period Close

For employees who track or manage department budgets, please note that the month of December 2019 is now closed in CFS.

This means that the General Ledger (GL) system will not accept any more entries with a December journal date. December transactions can still be entered into the GL system, but the journal date must be 1/1/20 or later. The current period open is January 2020.

2020 Mileage Reimbursement Rate

The CSU adjusted its mileage reimbursement rates to reflect the new IRS rates. The mileage rate changes are as follows and apply to business travel occurring on or after January 1, 2020:

  • The standard mileage rate decreased from 58 cents per mile to 57.5 cents per mile.
  • Miles driven for moving purposes will be reimbursed at 17 cents per mile, decreased from 20 cents per mile.

The FTS Travel module reflects the standard mileage rate appropriate to the date(s) the mileage was incurred. If you have any questions, please contact FinanceConnect at ext. 4-1558 or financeconnect@sjsu.edu.

Please forward this message to any staff or faculty you feel should be notified.

November Accounting Period Close

For employees who track or manage department budgets, please note that the month of November 2019 is now closed in CFS.

This means that the General Ledger (GL) system will not accept any more entries with a November journal date. November transactions can still be entered into the GL system, but the journal date must be 12/1/19 or later. The current period open is December 2019.