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Paid Family and Medical Leave

Hello community,

This is blog to discuss Paid Family and Medical Leave for U.S. If you have any  questions about PFML you can post it here. This blog will be updated with tips, best practices and, SAP Notes related to this subject.

Notes for State of Washington:

2722361 – BSI: Tax Types 098 to 103 (Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave)
2723165 – BSI: Tax Types 098 to 103 (Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave) [CE]
2732298 – Prerequiste objects for SAP Note 2731200
2731200 – BSI – Change BTX screens due to 3-digits Tax Type change
2724688 – TAX: Changes in Payroll Driver log and Sync Tax Data due to 3-digit Tax Type enablement
2736529 – TAX: Incorrect cumulation of YTD amounts for tax types 100 and above
2737921 – TAX: Washington Paid Family Leave not calculated correctly when the employee is not resident in WA
2736319 – TAX: Virtual Tax Types 888 and 999 are not restricted to WA
2740042 – TAX: Adjustments to the WA Paid Family and Medical Leave calculation
2740876 – TAX: Prerequisite objects for SAP Note 2740042
2749956 – TAX: Wage type /T6Z is not sent as year-to-date wages to TaxFactory
2751080 – TAX: Non-taken tax for Tax Type 87 for Washington (WA) is being refunded
2768221 – TAX: Incorrect WA PFML in case of payroll results before SAP Note 2740042
2777590 – BSI: Sync. Payroll Tax Data displays PAL error for TUB 162
2768221 – TAX: Prerequisites for SAP Note 2788251
2788251 – TAX: Configuration for WA PFML wage types for Concurrent Employment [CE]
2788717 – TAX: Corrections to WA PFML 999 Tax Type for CE and Posting
2775430 – TAX: Changes to WA PFML calculation to allow self-adjustment
2790914 – TAX: Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave (WA PFML) solution – FAQ

Notes for Commonwealth of Massachusetts:

2788251 – TAX: Configuration for WA PFML wage types for Concurrent Employment [CE]
2751080 – TAX: Non-taken tax for Tax Type 87 for Washington (WA) is being refunded
2740042 – TAX: Adjustments to the WA Paid Family and Medical Leave calculation
2775430 – TAX: Changes to WA PFML calculation to allow self-adjustment.

TUB 166 is required for Commonwealth of Massachusetts, after the TUB you need to run the Synchronization tool and adjust the tax model.

If you have applied the Support Package that contain these note and cannot see the new wages type, the reason is these changes are delivered in client 000, you should transport the changes to the other working clients, the wiki page has instructions in how to do it.

After the transport you need to adjust the Tax Model to include the wage types that your company need to pay.

You must run the Synchronization Tool.

Regards,

Graziela

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  • Hi Everyone,

    We are just now implementing the updates for Massachusetts and Washington.  We applied all of the notes to date (as far as I can determine), currently at TUB 173 and am able to configure all steps related to the tax types including assigning 3-digit tax types to tax authorities, updating tax models, etc.  There were no problems in making those updates.

    Our problem is updating a payroll rule with the 3-digit tax types.  We currently use a copy of payroll rule UTAU (Tax Level/Authority Split) that maps tax types to custom wage types by tax authority for payroll postings.  It seems to only recognize 2-digit tax types.  When I try to add the 3-digit wage types (100-103), it gives me this message when validating:

    Layout of the table key is incorrect, the following is required: XX

    I tried adding VALEN 3 to the line with UWTIFT, but it then gave me a message about it exceeding the actual field length.

    Any ideas of how to get UTAU to accept a 3-digit tax type or another way to get around this?  If the tax type is not set up in this rule it will not execute in Payroll.

    Thanks,

    Larry