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Garnishments Not Calculating Correctly for Employees With Mandatory Pension Deduction (Doc ID 1909238.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle HRMS (US) - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When a Pension deduction is present for an employee,  the correct garnishment amount is not calculated.
The pension element has a classification of Pre-Tax Deductions and a category of Retirement.  The Pension is a mandatory deduction in place of Social Security tax.

Using the state of Illinois interrogatory worksheet, the initial calculated deduction amount should be Gross - Pension x 15%.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

US Super HRMS Manager or equivalent responsibility
1. Pay employee with Garnishment and Pension deductions.
2. Review the amounts withheld.
3. The correct garnishment amount is not calculated correctly




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