Very Small Earnings and 100% 401K Deduction. Some Amounts Paid Are Deducted Correctly with Taxes and 401K. Some Amounts Have the 401K Deduction Only. Then Another Amount Will End in Error for the Payroll Run (Doc ID 2268237.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HRMS (US) - Version 12.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Have an employee with a very small earnings and 100% 401K deduction. Some amounts paid are then deducted correctly with taxes and 401K. Some amounts have the 401K deduction only. Then another amount will send the payroll in error

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Statement of Earnings
21-MAR-2017
Employee has 100% Bonus 401k so payroll should take taxes and the rest as 401k   When amount is 12.34, or above, it process correctly.

2. Profit Sharing 12.34
FIT Withheld       .40
Medicare Withheld  .18
SS Withheld       .77
SIT Withheld (IL)   .06
Union Dues           .18
Union Savings 401K Bonus   10.75
NET PAY    0.00

Element Entries  
   Profit Sharing    12.34
   Union Savings 401k Bonus   100%


3. Statement of Earnings
21-MAR-2017

Employee has 100% Bonus 401k so payroll should take taxes  with the rest as 401k
When amount is 12.17, or below, it sends taxes to arrears and continues processing

Profit Sharing 12.17
Union Dues           .18
Union Savings 401K Bonus   11.99
NET PAY    0.00

Run Results
  FIT ARR     .05
  SIT RS ARR  .01
  MEDICARE EE ARR    .18
  SS EE ARR       .75

FIT_ITERATIVE_ADJUSTMENT    Pay Value  .00
   Amount        .99

4. Employee has 100% Bonus 401k so payroll should take taxes and the rest as 401kWhen amount is between 12.18 and 12.33 the quick pay finishes with an error.

Error was encountered when processing assignment XXXXX
ERROR: Insufficient Earnings to take Pre Tax Deductions for Date Earned 11-MAR-2017

Element Entries
   Profit Sharing  12.33
   Union Savings 401k Bonus


Cause

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