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PY - Process for Submitting a File to the Inbound File Upload Page
This document describes how to submit a file to the inbound file page for processing. When files are uploaded to the Inbound File Upload page, either a Service Center staff member or an automated batch process will load the file's information into the correct tables in HRS.
- Submitted files must be Excel documents in .csv format or they will not be able to be saved to the upload page.
- If a file is not submitted in the correct template format, it may be returned to the campus and will not process until fixed.
- Security role needed to upload files: PY UNV File Processing Upload (UW_UNV_PY_FILE_PROCESSING_UPD)
Uploading the File:
- Navigation: Inbound File Upload > Inbound File Uploads/Errors
- If a blank row does not exist, click on the plus sign to add a new row.
- The fields that need to be completed are:
File Type - Use the drop down arrow to select the applicable type of file you are uploading. The most common file types uploaded by campuses are Work Study, General Deduction, and FICA.
File Description - Enter a short description identifying the file you will be submitting
Business Unit - Use the look up icon to look up and select the Business Unit (Campus) that is submitting the file
4. Click on the paper clip icon to attach the file.
5. Click the Browse button to search for the file that you wish to upload.
The file must be an Excel document in .csv format or it will not be able to be saved to the upload page.
6. Once you have selected the file, click the Upload button to upload the file.
7. The name of the file you have just uploaded will now show in the Attached File field.
General Deduction Upload File Template Criteria:
- When submitting a general deduction file for upload, the .csv template file must contain all information and formatting listed below. If the file is not submitted correctly it may be returned to the campus and will not process until fixed.
- The EMPLID must contain all eight (8) numbers including all leading zeros (0).
- The COMPANY is always UWS.
- The EFFDT is the Effective Date (must be formatted as MM/DD/YYYY, ten characters including the slashes). If the effective date is on or before the pay period end date, the system takes the deduction.
- The DEDCD is the Deduction Code.
- DED_CALC is the Deduction Calculation Routine. Acceptable values include:
- A - Flat Amount (most commonly used)
- D - Default to Deduction Table. Before using this value, verify with the UW-Service Center that a Default value has been entered into the General Deduction Table. This will be used if all employees will always have the exact same deduction amount all the time.
- G - Percent of Total Gross
- DEDUCTION_END_DT is the Deduction End Date (must be formatted as MM/DD/YYYY, ten characters including the slashes). A deduction end date is not required if you want the deduction to be on-going or if you enter a goal amount in the Goal Amount field. If you specify a deduction end date, the system takes the deduction only if the deduction end date is on or after the pay period end date.
- DED_RATE_PCT is the Deduction Rate or %. This is only used if you specified the Deduction Calculation Routine of G - Percent of Total Gross (not commonly used).
- LOAN_INT_PCT is the Loan Interest %. This will not be used - leave field blank.
- DED_ADDL_AMT is the Flat or Additional Amount. This field must be completed if the Deduction Calculation Routine of A - Flat Amount was selected. Do not include the dollar sign ($) or commas. If the value is a whole dollar amount decimal places are not necessary. Up to two decimal places are acceptable.
- GOAL_AMT is the Goal Amount. This is the total amount of all of the amounts to be deducted. Once the Goal Amount has been reached the deduction will cease to be withheld from the employee's earnings. If the value is a whole dollar amount decimal places are not necessary. Up to two decimal places are acceptable.
- GOAL_BAL is the Goal Balance. This is an amount maintained by PeopleSoft. Do not indicate an amount in this field.