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EPY: Retro General Deduction Generates Error 8201 When 'Take On All Pay Groups Equal "YES" (Doc ID 2814001.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2021

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise HCM Payroll for North America - Version 9.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When the General Deduction is checked on for "Take on All Pay Groups" for employees moving to different assignments and Pay Groups, the Retro General Deduction process generates an 8201 error.

The 8201 error should not be generated this error when using "Take on All Pay Groups" on the General Deduction Data page.

The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Employee who was hired effective 08/01/2019 tied to Pay Group "TY1"
2. Enrolled him into Deduction Code "642" without "Take on All Pay Groups" checked.
3. Terminate the Employee Record 0 effective 09/08/2019
4. Added an employment instance Record 1 effective 09/08/2019 to Pay Group 'TY1'
5. Run a few payrolls for Employee Record 1
6. Put Employee Record 1 on Leave of Absence effective 04/18/2020
7. Add additional assignment for Employee Record 2 effective 04/18/2020 to Pay Group 'TY2'
8. Run a few payrolls for Employee Record 2
9. Terminate additional assignment for Employee Record 2 effective 09/06/2020
10. Employee Record 1 goes to "Return from Leave" effective 09/06/2020 effective sequence 0 and a second row on the same day of Leave of Absence effective sequence 3
11. Add additional assignment Record 3 effective 09/06/2020 tied to Pay Group "TY2"
12. Run a few payrolls for Employee Record 3
13. Terminate Employee Record 3 effective 11/29/2020
14. Put Employee Record 1 on "Return from Leave" effective 11/29/2020
15. Run another payroll for Employee Record 1
16. Insert a row on General Deduction Data for Deduction Code "642" with effective date of 12/01/2019, end date of 12/01/2019 and "Take on All Pay Groups" checked on
17. Verify the retro deduction is triggered
18. Run the retro deduction calculation process
19. Verify the retro deduction messages is generating a 8201 error




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