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Oracle Payroll 'Costing' Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 216767.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2023

Applies to:

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


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 Costing - General
    Where can documentation on Costing be found?
    What date is used when Costing Reversals or Balance Adjustments?
    Why are the account cost codes on costing run results not populating?
    Why does costing go to the next period when costing at the end of the month and payroll is run one week in arrears?
    Should Special Inputs deductions be set up to be costed?
    How do you set up an information element for costing?
    Does the Oracle HRMS module include functionality to perform month end accruals for payroll costs by employee?
    Can we populate Control account with multiple liability accounts in the Costing of Payment process?
    Why are Employer Liabilities costing as debits? Fixed Costed is selected for costing.
    How do you charge employer benefits across organization and location?
    How can you cost balance adjustments?
    Costing information cascades down for the Costing side of the cost allocation keyflex, but not for the Balancing.
    We cannot enter costing information at Element link, Organization, Assignment, or Element Entry. Why?
    Is there an API for assignment level cost allocations? 
    Can you insert rows in PAY_COST_ALLOCATIONS_F directly?
    Costing is enabled on the element link, but the element is not costing. Why?
    Why are you unable to enter Cost Allocation details in Element Entries form?
    When executing the Costing Detail Report, all costing segments are not appearing, Why?
    Can you cost retro entries at the retro element effective date versus the period that that retro is processed?
 Costing Cross Validation
     Does Payroll side 'Costing' use General Ledger side cross validation?
    When are Cross-Validation Rules checked?
    What happens when a combination does not exist in Costing Key Flexfield table?
 Cost Allocation Key Flexfield
     Why are violations of Cross Validation Rules when they have been defined for the Cost Allocation Key Flexfield, not causing errors?
    Why are costing run results costed to suspense when the organization is changed?
    How does the 'Costing Heirarchy' function in association with the 'Cost Allocation Flexfield'?
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