EPY: FAQ PeopleSoft Payroll for North America and U.S. Form W-4 for 2020
(Doc ID 2609645.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2019
Applies to:PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Payroll for North America
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This is a living document to assist customers as PeopleSoft delivers program modifications for the new IRS Form W-4 for 2020.
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|Questions and Answers|
|When will PeopleSoft deliver changes to accommodate IRS Form W-4 for 2020?|
|Do we need to be current on PeopleSoft 9.2 Image 32 to apply the changes for the 2020 Form W-4?|
|Will the 2020 Federal W-4 be delivered in a separate patch or only with the PRP for 19-E?|
|I heard we would need to get a password to get the rates updated in our test environment? Can you clarify?|
|Are you adding/deleting fields from any other core tables besides FED_TAX_DATA?|
|Will all employees be required to fill out a new W-4 form for 2020?|
|Will all W-4 status default to 0 as of 1/1/2020 until the employee updates their new W4?|
|Will the classic self-service W-4 page be a new component, or an update to the old component?|
|Are the self service classic pages going to support both 2019 and 2020?|
|How do you recommend we test the new W4 form in self service prior to applying to our Production environment if it won't show until 1/1/2020?|
|If an employee has an existing allowance and has not filled out a 2020 W-4, will the calc still include that allowance or will it be ignored?|
|Has the IRS provided any information about how Lock in letters will look in the future?|
|For EE's hired prior to 12/31/19, what prevents those employees from continuing to update the '2019 or prior' W4 form and not use the new W4?|
|Will links to the IRS worksheets be provided on the Employee Self Service page?|
|Can we continue with 2019 calculations if we don't have Tax Update 19-E in production by January 1?|
|What edits, if any, will be delivered regarding the effective date, and the W-4 form version being used?|
|Do employers have responsibility to inform employees anything specifically related to the new Form W-4?|
|How are the other withholding elements getting updated in self-service?|