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US Employee's W-2 PDF Box 16 (State Wages) Reported is Lower than Box 18 (Local Wages) Incorrectly Reported For Oregon Metro Supportive Housing Services (SHS) Tax (Box 20 Metro title) (Doc ID 2935808.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle HRMS (US) - Version 12.2.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 12.2.10 version, US Payroll Year End

For Employees in the State of Oregon, the Box 18 (Local Wages) is higher than the Box 16 (State Wages).

The Employee's W-2 PDF reported wages are overstated in the Local Box 18 >  Metro Supportive Housing Services (SHS) Tax.

The Employee's W-2 PDF for the State of Oregon, Box 16 and Box 18 should be the same wages reported.


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

1) Using US Super HRMS Manager or Equivalent.

2) Navigate to Submit Process and Reports > Single Request > Submit the Year End Pre process (YEPP).

3) Navigate to Submit Process and Reports > Single Request > Submit the Employee's W-2 PDFs.

4) Observe the difference in the Box 16 and Box 18.

5) Box 18 Local Wages is Higher than Box 16 State Wages.



 New Legislation to withhold Metro Supportive Housing Services (SHS) Tax implemented in 2022.


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