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Lock In Letter Date Prevents Changes To W4 Allowances or Exemptions (Doc ID 465343.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle HRMS (US) - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


When attempting to change the Allowances from One to Zero on the Federal Tax Rules form, for an employee with a Lock In Date, the following error occurs:

APP-PAY-52238: This action changes the W4 Federal Allowances.


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

1. Using an employee who has a Lock In Letter from the IRS, query the employee on the People form.
2. Go to >Assignment >Tax Info
3. In the W4 Information box, try to change Allowances down (ie. from one to zero) or in the Tax Exemption box, try to check any exemption.




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