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The Top 3 Documentation Resources for HCM Payroll USA

Hi everyone,

As you know, HCM Payroll USA – mainly the Tax Reporter (PY-US-TR), Benefits Management (PA-PA-US-BN) and Tax (PY-US-TAX) functionalities – has a wealth of documentation available on SAP channels. We have put these channels in place to help you find the resources you need and to facilitate communication between you and SAP, so we encourage you to keep up-to-date with these channels. This of course, is in addition to the system documentation system (F1), the SAP Notes and the KBAs. Check out the top 3 resources to see what they can offer you.

No. 1: SAP Help Portal

SAP ERP HCM Product Page

There’s a web page for HCM Payroll USA on SAP Help Portal with a full overview of all available documentation. Keep the main SAP Help Portal page bookmarked. Every quarter, a new version of the SAP Help Portal documentation for the Payroll United States localization is published, and is available at https://help.sap.com/viewer/pyusen608 (available only for release SAP_HRCUS 618) or https://help.sap.com/viewer/pyusen600 (available only for release SAP_HRCUS 600). Don’t forget to bookmark these links too!

Note: This type of link can also be used: https://help.sap.com/viewer/product/ERP_HCM/EHP8_HRSP_73/en-US. Keep in mind that if you have this kind of link bookmarked, you always have to check for the latest release, according to your release version. See below:

In addition, you can refer to the Last update info in the Application Help section of the Portal Page.

Make sure you are logged in to access Help Portal documentation for Payroll USA.

 

Benefits Management -> USA Specifics Page

 

https://help.sap.com/viewer/pabnus600

https://help.sap.com/viewer/hcm_ehp8_en/ace5e353a53d424de10000000a174cb4.html

 

For HR Renewal Help Portal documentation, you can access the following links:

 

https://help.sap.com/viewer/product/HR_RENEWAL/2.5.73/en-US

https://help.sap.com/viewer/product/HR_RENEWAL/1.4.96/en-US

 

In addition, you can refer to the Last update info in the Application Help section of the Portal Page.

Make sure you are logged in to access Help Portal documentation for Payroll USA.

 

No. 2: SAP Support Portal – SAP ERP Human Capital Management

There’s a web page for HCM Payroll USA on SAP Support Portal with a PDF document solution available for each functionality as follows:

  • Tax Reporter (PY-US-TR)
  • Benefits Management (PA-PA-US-BN)
  • Tax (PY-US-TAX)

Keep the SAP Support Portal page bookmarked. This page is updated on a regular basis. The PDFs are available at https://support.sap.com/en/search-results.html?search=globalization%2C%20hcm&_charset_=UTF-8&sort=updated_timestamp&page=1&type=Document&region=130362398448344139069223&country=162089707277243130787886.

The documentation solution for each functionally contains a solution overview, user guides, educational videos, quick links, and so forth.

To access the documentation from the Globalization Services web page, perform the following steps:

• Open the link https://support.sap.com/en/product/globalization/hcm-erp.html
• Under Americas -> United States, choose Find all US-related documentation

 

No. 3: SAP Community – USA Blog Posts and Jam Community

We started by writing our blogs posts on SAP Community, then we also created for Benefits Management a community in SAP Jam as well.

They are:

SAP ERP HCM Payroll USA Blog Posts

https://blogs.sap.com/2019/08/16/u.s.-tax-reporter-year-end-2019/

https://blogs.sap.com/2019/01/25/paid-family-and-medical-leave/comment-page-1/#comment-474716

https://blogs.sap.com/2019/10/14/taxfactory-11.0/

SAP ERP HCM Benefits Management USA Jam Community

https://jam4.sapjam.com/groups/0GvpqVfZFRqQagC4AT1ULX/overview_page/7WeetCBFZqSxOVN1AOZJHV

These blog posts remain active, according to the LC/transition period. The Jam remains active the entire year. In these social media channels, you can stay up-to-date with tips, best practices and, SAP Notes related to this subject.

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You can also leave questions in our Q&A platform https://answers.sap.com/index.html

All the best, and happy reading!

Virginia

User Assistance Developer

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