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SAP HCM - A Complete Tutorial

By : Ganesh Karthik S
Book Image

SAP HCM - A Complete Tutorial

By: Ganesh Karthik S

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Table of Contents (19 chapters)
SAP HCM – A Complete Tutorial
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Important infotypes that are mandatory and their configuration steps

There are some important infotypes that need to be maintained for processing the payroll and time. They are as follows:

  • 0000 (Actions)

  • 0001 (Organization Assignment)

  • 0002 (Personal Data)

  • 0006 (Address)

  • 0007 (Planned Working Time)

  • 0008 (Basic Pay)

  • 0009 (Bank Details)


The 0003 infotype (Payroll Status) is created automatically when the hiring action is performed; we will learn about this infotype in the following chapters.

Functions of infotypes

Let's quickly cover the functionalities of each infotype in detail.

The 0000 (Actions) infotype

The Actions infotype is an important infotype that captures the activities surrounding an employee from, say, hiring to separation.

When the employee is hired, the action type is "hire", and when there is another activity such as promotion or reassignment that needs to be performed, then again there is a different action type.

Each action has a start and end date to capture the history of the...