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++New Updates++

As of July 15th , 2020 : Czech Republic(Update), Croatia, Slovenia(Update).

As of July 10th , 2020 : Austria(Update), Czech Republic(Update), Slovenia(Update), USA(Update).

As of July 9th , 2020 : France(Update).

As of July 8th , 2020 : Indonesia.

As of July 7th , 2020 : USA (New & Update).

As of July 3rd , 2020 : Mexico, South Africa (New & Update).

As of July 1st , 2020 : Romania(Update), USA(Update).

As of June 30th, 2020 : Belgium, Brazil(Update), Czech Republic(Update), Slovenia, South Africa, USA(Update).

As of June 29th, 2020 : Japan, Romania(Update).

As of June 26th , 2020: Belgium(New), Sweden(New). 

As of June 25th , 2020: Romania(Update) Sweden(Update), United Kingdom.

As of June 24th , 2020: Brazil(Update), Romania(Update).

As of June 23rd , 2020: Romania, Russia, USA(Update).

As of June 22nd , 2020: Malaysia(Update),  USA(Update), USA(New).

As of June 16th, 2020: Germany, Hungary(Update), Slovenia(Update).

As of June 12th, 2020: Czech Republic(Update), Kazakhstan(Update, Malaysia(Update).

As of June 11th, 2020:  Malaysia, Romania(Update).

As of June 9th, 2020: Hungary, Thailand(Update), Romania.

As of June 6th 2020 : Austria(Update), Kazakhstan(Update).

As of June 5th 2020 : Czech Republic, Romania(Update).

As of June 3rd 2020 : Hungary(Update), India(Update), Romania.

As June 2nd 2020: Czech Republic(Update), Sweden(Update).

As May 30th 2020: Hungary, Ireland(Update), Slovakia(Update), Spain(Update).

As May 29th 2020: Ireland.

As May 28th 2020: Greece(Update), Romania(Update), South Africa.

As May 27th 2020: Belgium(Update), France(Update), Greece(Update), Poland(Update), Romania(Update), Slovenia, Turkey(Update), Ukraine(Update).

As of May 23rd 2020 :  Slovakia, Spain(Update), USA.

As of May 22nd  2020 : Hungary(Update).

As of May 21st 2020 : Poland, Romania(Update), Spain(Update).

As of May 20th 2020 : India(Update), USA(Update).

As of May 19th 2020 : Hungary, Romania(Update), Slovenia(Update), Spain, USA.

As of May 17th 2020 : Spain(Update).

As of May 16th 2020 : France(New), France(Update), India, Sweden(Update), USA(Update).

As of May 15th 2020 : Czech Republic(Update), Thailand, Thailand(Update).

As of May 14th 2020 : Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom(Update).

As of May 13th 2020 : USA(Update).

As of May 12th 2020 : Slovakia(Update), Slovenia(Update).

As of May 11th 2020 : Ireland(Update).

As of May 8th 2020 : Czech Republic.

As of May 7th 2020 : Belgium(Update), Hungary(Update).

As of May 6th 2020: Hungary, Romania(Update), USA.

As of May 5th 2020: Belgium, Kazakhstan(Update), South Africa(Update), Turkey(Update), USA(Update).

As of May 4th 2020: Hungary(Update). ECP related Announcements are identified with ECP

As of May 1st 2020: Greece, Ireland(Update), Netherlands, Romania, Turkey.

As of April 30th 2020 : Czech Republic(Update), Italy(Update), Ireland, New Zealand(Update).

As of April 29th 2020 : Czech Republic(Update), Netherlands, New Zealand(Update), Slovakia, South Korea(Update), Sweden(Update), Switzerland(Update), USA(update).

As of April 28th 2020 : Belgium(Update), Poland(Update), Portugal(Update), South Korea, Switzerland.

As of April 25th 2020 : Hungary(Update), Kazakhstan(Update), Romania(Update), Sweden(Update), USA.

As of April 24th 2020 : Chile, Czech Republic, Hungary(Update), Kazakhstan, Slovakia(Update), Ukraine.

As of April 23rd 2020 : Belgium, United Kingdom.

As of April 22nd 2020 : Belgium, Croatia(Update), France(Update), Ireland(Update), Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia(Update), South Africa, United Kingdom, USA(Update).

As of April 21st, 2020 : Colombia(Update),  France, Hungary, Poland, Saudi Arabia(Update), Slovakia(Update), USA.

As of April 20th, 2020 : Australia, Kazakhstan(Update).

As of April 18th, 2020: Brazil(Update), Canada(Update), Colombia, Croatia, Italy(Update), Norway(Update), Slovakia(Update), Philippines, Spain.

As of April 17th, 2020 :  Colombia, Hungary(Update), Indonesia, Poland(Update), Thailand(Update), USA.

As of April 16th, 2020 : Brazil, Kazakhstan(Update), Portugal(Update), Russia, United Arab Emirates (Update).

As of April 15th, 2020: Austria(Update), Belgium, Brazil(Update), Kazakhstan, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain(Update), Thailand, United Kingdom.

As of April 13th, 2020: Brazil(Update), Italy(Update), Romania, Russia, Spain, United Arab Emirates (AE).

As of April 9th, 2020: Brazil, Croatia(Update), Hungary(Update), Portugal, Russia(Update), Thailand(Update), UK.

As of April 8th, 2020: Canada(Update), Croatia, Italy(Update), New Zealand, Poland(Update), Thailand(Update), Slovenia, Ukraine.

As of April 7th, 2020: Hungary, Slovakia.

As of April 4th, 2020: France, Ireland, Spain(Update), Sweden(Update).

As of April 3rd, 2020: Austria, Brazil(Update), Poland, Russia(Update), Spain(New and Update), South Africa, Sweden.

As of April 1st, 2020 : Canada, Italy, Spain(Update), Thailand.

As of March 31st, 2020 :  Brazil(Update), Germany(Update), France(New), Italy(Update), Malaysia(New), Romania(Update), Slovakia(Update), Thailand(Update), USA(Update).

As of March 27th, 2020 :  Argentina, Italy(Update), Norway, Thailand, Romania(Update).

As of March 26th, 2020 : USA(Update), Germany(Update).

As of March 25th, 2020 : Brazil, Russia(Update), Saudi Arabia(Update), Austria(Update), Hungary(Update).

As of March 24th, 2020 : Czech Republic, France Update, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, USA (Official Link).

As of March 23rd, 2020 : Spain, Saudi Arabia, Canada (Official Link).

 

During this unprecedented crisis, governments are moving quickly to try and contain the spread of COVID-19 worldwide at all levels. In preparation for the economic impact, new legal measures have already been announced by the authorities in many countries, effective immediately. Our whole team was already prepared and spared no effort to attend to the emergency that calls upon us: the implementation of legal measures to cope with the COVID-19.

With the intention to stand strong and provide you proper information about legal measures and available solutions to our localized product, we have decided to create this blog. 

What can you expect to find here?

  • Information about legal measures announced by government entities in those countries for which SAP has a standard localized payroll solution – the list will be clustered per region to facilitate its use.
  • An update of legal announcements published in the SAP ONE Support Launchpad “Announcement of Legal Change” . This will be based on the measures issued by the corresponding government in countries for which SAP has a standard localized payroll solution. You can easily find all Announcements by using in the Keyword filter “covid”

  • The SAP Note number can be derived from the link of SAP Announcement mentioned previously which is part of the table content below.
  • With your help and participation, an open and constructive forum where we can support each other in the middle of this emergency. At this point, we want to encourage all to work together and show solidarity. Please, feel free to write your comments in the corresponding section below.
  • Last but not least, our best goodwill to answer your questions related to the COVID-19 for the SAP localized payroll solutions within the context of our professional duty.

Our main objective is to stand active with you as we navigate our new normal with the hope, it’s only for a little while.

As we write this blog, other governments may have announced new legal measures in countries hit by the virus. Given how quickly the situation is evolving we would recommend that you regularly check this blog for the latest statements available under ++New Updates++ As of + date, which will be added at the top.

Every action counts and can make a big difference. We count on your valuable support and invite you to be part of this action.

Please, feel free to distribute this blog among your HR/Legal community.

Thank you.

*** New pilot feature to provide feedback on Legal change implementation – For details, check this blog Improving the End-to-End Legal Change Experience for Customers ***

Country Region Further details
Australia Australia

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

India Asia Pacific SAP Announcement
Indonesia Asia Pacific

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Malaysia Asia Pacific

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

New Zealand Asia Pacific

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Philippines Asia Pacific SAP Announcement
Thailand Asia Pacific

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Japan Asia SAP Announcement
Kazakhstan Asia

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

South Korea Asia

SAP Announcement

SAP Note 2909413

Austria Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Note 2904929

SAP Note 2904952

SAP Announcement

Belgium Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement –  (SAP Note 2940347 )

SAP Announcement

Croatia Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement – New

Czech Republic Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement – Update

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

France Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement 

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP   

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Germany Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Greece Europe SAP Announcement
Hungary Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Ireland Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

COVID-19 Employer Refund Scheme

ebrief issued by Revenue

Italy Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Netherlands Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Norway Europe SAP Announcement
Poland Europe

SAP Announcement – SAP Note 2902092

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Portugal Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Romania Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement 

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Slovakia Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Slovenia Europe

SAP Announcement 

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement – Update

Spain Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Sweden Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Switzerland Europe SAP Announcement
Turkey Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Ukraine Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Note 2918283

United Kingdom Europe

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Note 2911833

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP 

SAP Announcement ECP 

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Saudi Arabia Middle East

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

United Arab Emirates Middle East SAP Announcement
USA North America

Official Link 

SAP Announcement 

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

SAP Announcement ECP

Canada North America

Official link

SAP Announcement

SAP AnnouncementECP

Mexico North America SAP Announcement
Russia Russia

SAP Announcement

SAP Note 2910561

SAP Announcement

SAP Note 2914618

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Argentina Latin America

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

Brazil Latin America

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP AnnouncementECP

SAP AnnouncementECP

SAP AnnouncementECP

SAP AnnouncementECP

Chile Latin America SAP Announcement
Colombia Latin America

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

South Africa Africa

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

SAP Announcement

 

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  • This is excellent by SAP/SuccessFactors to be out in front and I volunteer to talk with product management for the US when the congress/house agree on a plan if there are any payroll impacts to help ensure the solution is delivered as painless as possible for US EC Payroll and SAP Payroll customers.

    We can not afford to have customers go through another W4 2020 disaster/fiasco roll out during this critical time.

  • Great job Ezkia! With all of the uncertainty and people working remotely it is essential to stay on top of critical communication especially related to payroll that impacts people so significantly! Appreciate your post and all of the hard work from everyone in Globalization services. Stay safe out there all!

  • Thank you for the timely information!

    Question please: Would SAP recommend US clients to wait for an OSS note or to go ahead and get something custom implemented? The USA link above goes to the IRS website and I couldn’t find anything for PY-US in the legal changes search, so we are unsure if SAP is still planning to release an announcement note?

      • Thank you again very much Ezkia! These are uncertain times and it is greatly appreciated that SAP is staying on top of this and keeping clients informed.

        Update 3/27: The USA note at the bottom says the business impact is only for employers with fewer than 500 employees – this is also what the IRS summary and the Treasury says.

        Looking at the bill that was passed (https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6201 ) it seems that:

        • Emergency FMLA – Employers with fewer than 500 employees
        • Emergency Paid Sick LeaveEmployers with fewer than 500 employees and federal, state, and local public agencies

        Does SAP have any clarification on which clients will be affected, please? If government agencies are also impacted, then that would be a lot more.

        Thanks again!

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  • Hi all – Is SAP working with BSI regarding the CARES act, signed into law on 3/27/20?  It allows Employers to defer payments on Employer Social Security tax payments calculated for the remainder of 2020.  Per the Act, employers can defer 1/2 of the payment until Dec. 2021, and the remainder until Dec. 2022.  BSI sent announcement today that they are working on this in addition to the items mentioned in the SAP Announcement.

     

    • Dear Cindy, yes, we are aware of the changes being introduced by BSI and will take the appropriate action once we have analyzed these changes, in coordination with BSI.Truly appreciate your engagement. Thank you

  • This is funny! haven’t seen a funny SAP note in a while but this one is truly funny!

    SAP KBA: COVID19 Credits and relief for employers (for Canada)

    Planned delivery: 4/3/2020

    Solution Available: Note: 1176416 – Situation in documentation described

    Symptoms: the problem or the situation is described in help.sap.com!!

    Solution (this takes the cake!):  consider the solution provided by SAP support employee!!!

  • Hello SAP team – can you update the Canada “Change to Personal Income Tax Rates for British Columbia” legal change KBA to update the planned delivery date? this is effective July first, and it was originally expected to be released on 6/1/2020. I know the KBA has the solution but it will be helpful to know if a note will be released in the next couple of weeks.

    Thanks

    Chandra