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WS: 07: FAQ: PDBA Setup, Calculation and Errors (Doc ID 977973.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2024

Applies to:

JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll Processing - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 FAQ on PDBAs.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1:  When a new record is attached to the Employee DBA Instructions with start/stop dates on both records in the same year, why does the Amount Due on the 'cleared item' record change to the new record's amount?
 Question 2:  Why is the 401K DBA (deduction, benefit, accrual) not stopping at the limit?
 Question 3:  Why would a DBA (Deduction, Benefit, Accrual) that is set up to calculate once per pay period not calculate the first pay period of the month?
 Question 4:  Why is a 9997 Overpayment DBA being created when a manual void through Interim Check Entry is created?
 Question 5:  Why would a DBA not show in Benefit/Accrual Inquiry (P060931)?  Error: 3057 - No History for Benefit/Accrual Type or Error 0424: No records Meet Search Criteria (when attempting to view the Trans. Ledger Inquiry)
 Question 6:  Why would a DBA amount split when payroll work dates cross months?
 Question 7:  How do you set up a vacation accrual to display in Benefit Accrual Inquiry (P060931)?
 Question 8:  What causes a duplicate record error on F0605 while running payroll (P06210)?
 Question 9:  Is it possible to pay a salaried employee an amount other than the salary amount without changing the employee to hourly?
 Question 10:  If a DBA is set up to calculate for all employees, using the Calc for All Emp.(Y,N) flag in the F5 window of the DBA Instructions P069117, can this be turned off for specific employees at the employee level?
 Question 11: How do you set up a DBA from printing as 'Default' as a DBA description on the payroll register?
 Question 12: What needs to be set up to instruct the system that two DBAs share the same limit(s)? 
 Question 13: How should a rollover table be set up for sick and/or vacation that is rolled on a calendar basis and has a rollover limit of 80 hours?
 Question 14:  What set up is needed when adding a new pay type?
 Question 15:  Is it necessary to have an accrual and available DBA for vacation and sick?
 Question 16:  How can a pre-tax deduction be reimbursed via payroll, ensuring the proper tax amounts calculate?
 Question 17: Errors 1603 - Change of Start Date Is Not Allowed and 1567 - Range Overlaps with Previous Range are generated when trying to change the Start Date for a DBA with a declining balance from Employee DBA Instructions P060181, however there is no other entry of the deduction, with or without overlapping dates. When attempting to delete the DBA instruction to reenter with the correct date, error 1895 - Remaining Balances Not Zero is generated. Why? How can the date be corrected?
 Question 18:  When a DBA is arreared, how is the arrearage amount collected?
 Question 19: What set up is necessary to make a pay type exempt from taxes?
 Question 20:  Why would a deduction, with no limit, stop calculating?
 Question 21:  Will an Auto Pay Method of N (dollars with this pay type are in addition to the employee's base pay) work when a pay type is set up with 'blank' for effect on gross and effect on net?
 Question 22:  How do you make a DBA inactive?
 Question 23: How do you set up Washington Sick Pay to display on the Certified Payroll Register (P06371) in a column other than 'Regular Pay'?
 Question 24: Is there a way to create a pay type with a flat dollar rate so that the system would not use the employee hourly rate?
 Question 25:  How do you override a flat amount on a DBA that is setup with the table method of NB and have the rate 'xyz'(specific amount)?
 Question 26:  When you set up an accrual DBA, should the pay type used to pay the employee the time accrued be in both the basis of calculation as well as in the rollover window of the DBA setup?
 Question 27: Is there a way to add an additional $ to the employee hourly wages without changing the hourly rate on the employee master?

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