EPY: Supplemental Accumulator Inflated if Employee Has Multiple Jobs / Single Check (Doc ID 1911854.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2015

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Payroll for North America - Version 9 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 

Supplemental accumulator inflated when employee has multiple jobs, using single check for multiple jobs, and supplemental earnings are paid on both jobs in addition to BeforeTax/Taxable deductions.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Calculate a check for a multi-job employee to include supplemental earnings of $510k in total payment in addition to Regular Pay and before tax deductions.  $500k on job 1 and $10k on job 2.
2. Supplemental accumulator will display incorrectly and be loaded by confirm incorrectly, but will calculate the supplemental tax correctly (@25% flat rate).
3. Calculate a subsequent check with supplemental earnings and the tax will be incorrect will tax the supplemental payment as if the employee had already hit the >$1M threshold.

Cause

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