INTRODUCTION

The purpose of the given document is to highlight the steps required to configure year end statements (IR8E and IR8S) for Singapore on ESS. The document will be currently limited to displaying IR8E and IR8S forms on ESS.


IR8E / IR8S OVERVIEW

  • IR8E– This form contains Return of Employee’s Remuneration. It is provided to the employees by their employer. It contains the information necessary to complete the employees’ income tax return. You can generate the Form IR8E for an employee using the Singapore Income Tax IR8E new report (RPCT8AR0_01).
  • IR8S: This Employee Self-Service provides employees with their IR8S form for a financial year. This form contains the details of an employer’s and employee’s contributions made to the CPF or other approved pensions or provident funds for the preceding calendar year. You can generate the Form IR8S for an employee using the Singapore Income Tax IR8S report (RPCT8SR0).


PRE-REQUISITES

In order to configure year end statements on ESS, below are the steps that need to be taken care of. Detailed configuration will be shared in the later section.

  • Features– Configure the country specific features in line with client requirements
  • Webdynpro components– Ensure the required applications have been activated
  • Payroll results exist for the given year
  • Year-end reports have been executed for the given year in live run.
  • User id exists for the given employee, i.e., there is a valid record in the IT0105 (communications) subtype 0001 (System user name (SY-UNAME). (For testing purposes, assign the test user id to the required eligible employee)

CONFIGURATION

FEATURES

Below features need to be configured for Singapore:

  • 25A8E – To view form IR8A or 8E through ESS
  • 25W8E– Feature to get the variant for IR8A report called through ESS
  • 25W8S– Feature to get the variant for IR8S report called through ESS
  • 25CLU – Display previous or latest results through ESS


Update the above features in line with your client requirements.


25A8E- To view form IR8A or 8E through ESS

The given feature is used to decide the choice between IR8A / IR8E form that employee will be able to view in ESS. (IR8E form is the e-form of IR8A). You can specify the last two digits of the tax year (TAXYR) from which you intend to decide the selection option. For example, specify 02 for the tax year 2002.

Per below screenshot, for years after 2002, employees will be able to view IR8E form, while for 2002 and earlier, employees will be able to view IR8A form.

25A8E.png

25W8E- Feature to get the variant for IR8A report called through ESS

The given feature uses RPCT8AR0_01 report to fetch values. Create a custom variant suiting your requirements and use that variant as the return value. The second part of the return value refers to the earliest date from which employees can view their IR8E Form using the ESS. The below screenshot indicates that the employee will be able to view the forms from 01 Jan 2002.

  • SAP&IR8E – indicates the name of the variant. This is the standard variant provided by SAP. However, please replace this with your custom variant.
  • 01012002 – indicates the earliest date from which IR8E form will be visible

25W8E.png

25W8S- Feature to get the variant for IR8S report called through ESS

The given feature uses RPCT8SR0 report to fetch values. Create a custom variant suiting your requirements and use that variant as the return value. The second part of the return value refers to the earliest date from which employees can view their IR8S Form using the ESS. The below screenshot indicates that the employee will be able to view the forms from 01 Jan 2002.

  • SAP&IR8S – indicates the name of the variant. This is the standard variant provided by SAP. However, please replace this with your custom variant.
  • 01012002 – indicates the earliest date from which IR8S form will be visible

25W8E.png


25CLU – Display previous or latest results through ESS

The Display previous or latest results through ESS Feature (25CLU) can return the following values:

  • 1 – Option of viewing both the Previous Results and the Existing Results
  • 2 – View the Existing Results only
  • 3 – View the Current Results only

25W8E.png

WEBDYNPRO

Below are the package details that are being used to enable ESS services. Ensure that these services are active. The package and details can be checked via t-code SE80 to call ABAP development workbench.


Form

Package

Webdynpro Application Configuration

Web Dynpro Application

IR8E

PAOC_ESS_REP_SG

HRESS_AC_REP_SG_IR8E

HRESS_A_REP_SG_IR8E

IR8S

PAOC_ESS_REP_SG

HRESS_AC_REP_SG_IR8S

HRESS_A_REP_SG_IR8S

Tcode SICF can be used to check if the services are active or not.

TESTING ESS SERVICE

T Code – SE80. Select the given package, WDA application and the corresponding application configuration. Right click on the application configuration and click on test to view the output.

25W8E.png

Click on test to view the output


OUTPUT

25W8E.png

Configuration of T4 form for Canada can be checked under the given link: Configuring Canada Year End statement (T4 form) on ESS

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