Fusion Global Payroll: Cannot Create A Payroll Element For Days x Rate (Doc ID 1928411.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Global Payroll Cloud Service - Version 11.1.8.0.0 and later
Oracle Fusion Global Payroll - Version 11.1.8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to add a regular earnings element for GB and selecting a Calculation Rule of Days x Rate, the following error occurs:
A base formula with this name already exists. Enter a unique name.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigator>Payroll>Payroll Calculations
2. Select the Manage Elements task
3. Click the Create icon
4. On the Create pop-up, select a UK legislative data group, select Regular Earnings as the Primary Classification, and click the Continue button
5. Set Basic Information
Name, Reporting Name, and Description: Daily Rate excl of Holiday Pay
Effective Date: 01/01/1951
Input Currency: Pound Sterling
Should every person eligible for the element automatically receive it? No
What is the earliest effective date for this element? First Standard Earning Date
What is the latest entry date for this element? Last Standard Earning Date
At which employment level should this element be attached? Term Level
Does this element recur each payroll period, or does it require explicit entry? Recurring
Process the element only once in each payroll period? No
Can a person have more than one entry of this element in a payroll period? No
Process and pay element separately or with other earnings elements? Process and pay with other earnings
6. Click the Next button
7. On Additional Details, set as follows
What is the calculation rule? Days X Rate
Is this element subject to proration? No
Is this element subject to retroactive changes? No
Processing Stop when the Total is reached? No
8. Click the Next button
9. On the Review UI, click the Submit button
Error generates - also note behind the error message on the Review UI, the element basic details are no longer displayed. Element name is showing "Global Earnings Basic" and all other information is blank.


Cause

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