Payroll Fails with "The value returned from formula <FORMULA_NAME> for DUMMY is NULL." (Doc ID 2107744.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Payroll - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Problem Statement:

Payroll fails with the following HR_51118_HRPROC_ERR_OCC_ON_ASG, HR_51121_HRPROC_ERR_OCC_ON_SFM error.

Error was encountered when processing assignment <ASSIGNMENT_NUMBER>
Error was encountered when processing Skip formula <FORMULA_NAME>
An error occurred during formula execution:

The value returned from formula <FORMULA_NAME> for DUMMY is NULL.

Cause: The value was set from a function call that returns NULL.

Another possible cause is that DUMMY is passed to a func
The value returned from formula <FORMULA_NAME> for DUMMY is NULL.

Cause: The value was set from a function call that returns NULL.

Another possible cause is that DUMMY is passed to a function  in PL/SQL OUT mode. An unset PL/SQL OUT

 

 

Steps to Reproduce:

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

  1.  Run Payroll Process.
  2.  Payroll completes with the error.

Cause

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