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Oracle HRMS (US / CA) ' Vertex/Quantum' Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (Doc ID 735988.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle HRMS (Canada) - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Oracle HRMS (US) - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

Provide a composite of Questions and Answers in regards to Vertex and Quantum processes.  The questions cover the following areas:

Product Information
JIT/Geocode Installation
Quantum Installation
Vertex Data Version Information
Enhanced Vertex
MicroFocus Cobol
and
Other information

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Is Vertex required in order to run Oracle Payroll?
 How does one obtain a Quantum/Vertex License? 
 Can I test my Quantum Software installation prior to purchasing my license?
 What files do we receive from Vertex? What files do we receive from Oracle?
 JIT/Geocode Installation
 How does one install JIT/GeoCode data?
 How often does Oracle add new GeoCodes to their JIT tables? How often does Vertex update their GeoCode information?
 Where can I go to get more information about the Vertex GeoCodes in Oracle?
 Quantum Installation
 How does one install Quantum for Oracle Payroll?
 How do I get my monthly data update?
 How do I determine my current version of Quantum?
 Vertex Data Version Information
 Why are taxes are calculated incorrectly or at an old rate?
 How do you check which data update is currently installed?
 Whom do I contact when I learn of a rate change?
 Can I get automatic notification of interim updates?
 How can I determine if a rate change is going to be in the next update?
 Who do we contact if we have problems updating our payroll data with the monthly update file?
 Enhanced Vertex
 For the US Legislation, Is the Standard Tax interface still supported?
 In the US Legislation, No taxes are calculated. What causes this?
 In the CA Legislation, No taxes are calculated. What causes this?
 MicroFocus Cobol  
 Is MicroFocus Cobol required?
 Other information  
 What additional information is available?
References

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