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Title: USPS Updates


1
USPS Updates
  • March 2007 Release

2
General
  • Updated tax related tables
  • Federal withholding tables
  • Federal withholding allowance amounts
  • EIC Payment
  • Social Security tax wage base
  • Validation on Country code updated
  • All country codes added will be validated

3
Adjustments to Leave Balances
  • Software changes were made to begin tracking of
    leave balance changes
  • USPSCN/ATDSCN
  • USPSCN/BENSCN
  • BENACC

4
Adjustments to Leave Balances
  • Any program that modifies a leave balance will
    print on the AUDRPT
  • Included with the BEN selection as well as all
    (blank)
  • Cant identify what program made the change, just
    the leave balance was modified
  • Logic will tell you what program might have
    changed it
  • Reduction in balance indicates delete of AC in
    ATDSCN, AB entry was added in ATDSCN, BENACC ran
    with a negative in the accumulation value
  • AB added will be paired with Adj to leave entry
  • Increase in balance indicates BENACC accumulation
    ran or ATDSCN AB entry was deleted
  • AB deletion will be paired with Adj to leave
    entry

5
Adjustments to Leave BalancesAUDRPT
Enter BEN or leave blank
6
Adjustments to Leave BalancesAUDRPT
Decrease in balance and increase adj indicates
add in ATDSCN
Increase in balance with no other adj entry is
from BENACC
7
Adjustments to Leave BalancesAUDRPT
Decrease in balance and increase adj indicates
add in ATDSCN
Increase in balance and decrease adj indicates
deletein ATDSCN
Decrease in balance and increase adj indicates
add in ATDSCN
8
New Field Added
  • A new field was added to hold the State Assigned
    Credential ID
  • Is visible in DEMSCN and BIOSCN of USPSCN
  • Validations will include
  • First 2 characters must be alpha
  • Remaining must be numeric

9
USPSCN/BIOSCN
10
USPSCN/DEMSCN
11
New Field/Credential ID
  • New 1 time use - USPS program
  • If the EMIS credential ID is blank, the ODE
    alternate ID file will be read and the state
    assigned ID will be placed in the EMIS credential
    ID field
  • After 1 time program is ran, district will have
    to enter the EMIS credential ID for new staff

12
CREDENTIDLD
13
USPS ID Fields
  • SSN
  • Employee SSN
  • Employee ID
  • District assigned employee ID
  • May be employee SSN
  • EMIS ID
  • May be the state assigned ID
  • May be blank
  • Credential ID
  • Must be the state assigned ID for certificated
    staff

14
EMIS ID Fields
  • EMIS reported ID
  • Included on extraction file
  • Prior to credential ID, this was the SSN if the
    EMIS ID in USPS was blank
  • Credential ID
  • Required for reporting starting with February 07
    cycle

15
New Field/Credential ID
  • USPEMS changes
  • The user will be prompted for the ID to place on
    the report and file for the EMIS Reported ID
  • If the EMIS ID in USPS is blank, options will be
  • Report the SSN
  • Report the district assigned Employee ID
  • Report the credential ID

16
USPEMS
17
New Field/Credential ID
  • It is imperative the user select the option that
    matches the ID the district has used in their
    student software for certificated staff
  • The credential ID from USPS will always be placed
    in the credential ID field on the extraction file

18
New Field/Credential ID
  • If credential ID is blank
  • Field will be filled and reported to EMIS as
    such
  • Likely the situation for all classified staff

19
New Reporting Cycle
  • Reporting cycle C added
  • February 2007
  • USPEMS Changes
  • New reporting cycle selection option will be
    added
  • All staff records will be extracted
  • EMIS aggregations will process only those records
    needed for the CTAE requirements

20
USPEMS
21
BENACC
  • ACCRUAL
  • Defaults to projection option always and not the
    last entered
  • RESET
  • Defaults to projection option always and not the
    last entered

22
USPLOAD/DEDSCN
  • Board error adjustment field can be loaded
  • BOARD_ERROR_ADJ
  • Employee error adjustment field can be loaded
  • ERROR_ADJ
  • Advance error adjustment field can be loaded
  • ADV_ERROR_ADJ

23
USPLOAD
  • DEDNAM
  • Added new SUPPRESS_SSN_ID field
  • BIOSCN
  • Added credential ID
  • JOBSCN
  • Added supervisor ID

24
MASCHG/MASENOT
  • Includes employee email address on the report
  • Report is now 132 columns wide

25
MASCHG/MASINC
  • Modified to allow a user with PPS access into the
    program to increment years of experience

26
AUDRPT
  • Modified to always make the default option the
    demand report

27
OSDIRPT
  • Includes OSDI changes effective January 1
  • Details can be found at
  • http//tax.ohio.gov/divisions/school_district_inco
    me/index.stm
  • Choosing the map option

28
PAYDIR
  • Added option to include the employee ID rather
    than SSN on ACH submission file
  • Districts should contact direct deposit
    processing bank to determine if they require the
    SSN or if the district assigned ID can be used
  • Y Omit SSN from files (leaves field blank)
  • N No not omit SSN from file
  • R Replace SSN with district assigned employee ID

29
PAYDIR
30
PAYDED
  • Added option to include the employee ID rather
    than SSN on ACH submission file for HSA deduction
    amounts
  • Districts should contact processing bank to
    determine if they require the SSN or if the
    district assigned ID can be used

31
PAYDED
32
USPSDAT/DEDNAM
  • Added option to each deduction for printing of
    SSN/ID information on PAYDED report
  • S or blank Always print SSN
  • I Always print district assigned Employee ID
  • N Print nothing, always leave blank
  • Initial default will be to print SSN as previous
    behavior would have been

33
USPSDAT/DEDNAM
34
PAYDED
  • Based on the DEDNAM flag for that deduction code,
    PAYDED will decide what to include in the
    Employee ID column on the report
  • Word of warning If the district sorts by SSN/ ID
    and a deduction code is flagged to leave the
    SSN/ID blank, the records will be listed in the
    SSN/ID order even though the field on the report
    is blank

35
USPSDAT/DNAMRPT
  • Added new flag for optionally suppressing the SSN
    and employee ID from the PAYDED reports to the
    DNAMRPT

36
USPSDAT/DEDNAM
  • Added warning for mismatch of annuity type
  • When adding an ANN deduction type, if the annuity
    type H is selected a warning will be issued
  • USPS only supports annuity type H when using
    the ADOP deduction type, which is a special
    annuity

37
USPSCN/DEMSCN
  • Changed description of Degree Major to ECE
    Qualification

38
PAYROLLCD
  • Modified to copy the PAYFORM.TXT
  • Modified to copy PAYDED.DAT

39
UDMS
  • EMPLOYEES view
  • Added Credential ID field

40
USPRPT
  • SURCHG
  • Modified report to always default to a blank
    fiscal year
  • User will always have to enter a value
  • EMPMST
  • Added credential ID field to report

41
W2C
  • Changed for new area on W2C form for employees
    name suffix
  • Allows an X to print if incorrect SSN box needs
    to be checked
  • Added information for designated Roth IRAs
  • 401(k)
  • 403(b)

42
W2PROC
  • Modified so a user with read only payroll access
    can run W2PROC from the MENU
  • Previously they could run it interactive but not
    the MENU

43
Problems Corrected
  • March 2007 Release

44
PAYROLLCD
  • Corrected issue that prevented PAYDED reports
    from being copied when only a board share was
    processed in the program
  • Group deduction checks will now be include on the
    CHKSTS reports created

45
W2PROC
  • Corrected a problem that prevented HSA amounts
    from showing in box 12 when there was no employee
    share withheld, there was only board share
    contributions reportable on the W2 form

46
W2PROC
  • Changed W2PROC to always create the normal name
    tokens when it would have created only a
    shortened name token. This happened for
    employees with long names.
  • Should allow laser software to print names
    correctly

47
Technical Updates
  • March 2007 Release

48
New Field/Credential ID
  • New field was added to USPEMP.LIB/USPEMP.IDX file
  • Added from existing filler space
  • 9 characters long
  • EMPLOYEE_REC

49
New Fields Added
  • DEDNAM.LIB
  • DEDUCTION_NAMES
  • Added new field from filler space for the flag to
    allow suppressing of the SSN or employee ID
  • Added designated Roth IRA field from filler space

50
ODJFSTR
  • Modified so the program looks in the default
    directory location, SYSDISK, for the appended
    file rather than where OECNDTA

51
PAYROLLCD
  • Corrected a problem that caused a SYMDUMP.TXT
    file to be created needlessly

52
New File Added to USPS
  • USPKEYS.IDX
  • Will be used to store cross reference keys for
    various data files in USPS
  • First use will be for supervisor ID lookups
  • Update save procedures to include this new file
  • Update access control lists to include this new
    file

53
USPS0703.COM
  • Command procedure that builds the USPKEYS.IDX
    file
  • Command procedure executes USPS00 which will
    create the file and populate
  • Should be ran against all districts after install
    of March release
  • After installation, the file will maintain itself
    and used internally

54
Adjustments to Leave Balances
  • Districts with users who run only ATDSCN may
    require special updates so those restricted
    accounts have access to the USPAUD.SEQ file now
  • ACL changes
  • Protection changes, etc.
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