Retroactive Payroll Costing Allocation Enhancement

January 27, 2021

Summary

Effective with the January 2021 monthly payroll, Workday has released an enhancement that will allocate retroactive payroll expenses to the retroactive period’s costing allocations. This enhancement will help maintain accurate Payroll and Effort Certification results and limit the need for Payroll Accounting Adjustments and Effort Certification changes.

Details

Currently, retroactive payroll expenses in Workday are allocated to the current pay period’s costing allocations. Effective with the January 2021 monthly payroll, the new Workday enhancement will allocate retroactive payroll expenses using the retroactive pay periods’ costing allocations and the budget date on transaction will reflect the retroactive periods. This enhancement will help maintain accurate Payroll and Effort Certification results and limit the need for Payroll Accounting Adjustments and Effort Certification changes. 

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