Field Definitions: PR Routines Form

The following is a list of field descriptions for the PR Routines form. Many of the descriptions include links to other topics that provide additional information about or related to the topic.


For user defined routines, enter the routine name up to 10 characters.

For more information on existing routines, see Routines.


This field defaults the description provided during initialization; you can override the default as necessary.

When creating a new routine, enter a description of the routine, up to 30 characters.

Procedure Name

The procedure name identifies the SQL stored procedure that performs the calculation for the selected routine. The procedure name defaults here during routine initialization. The procedure should never be changed. The procedure updates to the most current stored procedure after you load ta release that contains routine updates (e.g., tax updates).

For user-defined tax routines (e.g., Exempt Rate of Gross for applicable locals) or earnings routines, press F4 to select a procedure to use for the routine.

For more information on existing routines, see Routines.

Last Updated

This field displays the date this routine was last initialized.

Note: Be aware that when you initialize existing routines or add new ones, this date will be updated for all routines, whether the routine has changed or not. For more information, see Initializing Routines.

When creating a new earnings routine for Australia, this field is optional. You might want to enter a creation date.

Misc Amt #1, #2, #3, #4

The Misc Amt #1, #2, #3, and #4 fields on the PR Routines form.

The amounts that you enter here are dependent upon the setup information for the routine. Use the routine tables to locate the setup information for the routines you use.

Click the links below to access the routine tables.

Deduction and Liability Based Routines: United States

Deduction and Liability Based Routines: Australia

Deduction and Liability Based Routines: Canada

Earnings Based Routines: Australia

Earnings Based Routines: Canada