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2439935 - WorkState Key Calculation


  • WorkState key contains incorrect value
  • Correct State Withholding form was not generated

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  1. The key "WorkState" is very important in Onboarding application and used for calculation of the "State Withholding forms" and special "State forms", e.g. NY WTPA form.
  2. The key "WorkState" is always calculated by corporate structure settings.
  3. To determine what level will be used for WorkState calculation, please:
  4. Navigate to Super Admin site
  5. Open property "Form I-9 Company Level" and select necessary level for your process
  6. Navigate Onboarding application/ Reference Files/Corporate Structure and fill out column "State" for the selected level from previous point.2017-03-09_15-34-03.png 
  7. Do not use the key "WorkState" as property of Corporate Structure. Please see below incorrect settings2017-03-09_15-41-30.png2017-03-09_15-39-59.png
  8. Do not use key WorkState during the process as it will stop the corporate structure from calculating the key automatically 


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