Distributed Costing is Huge For Element with Amount Less Than One Dollar (Doc ID 1353628.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Payroll - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.2.2 [Release 11.5 to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An employee who has zero net pay had almost $4 million in costing details for the period.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Make element entries for absence entries that should result in $0 for one employee
2. Run payroll process for period
2. Run costing process fo period and see costing lines with millions of dollars for elements with distributed costing

Cause

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