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SAP HCM - A Complete Tutorial

By : Ganesh Karthik S
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SAP HCM - A Complete Tutorial

By: Ganesh Karthik S

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
SAP HCM – A Complete Tutorial
About the Author
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Control record elucidated

The control record controls how a payroll is processed, and every payroll must have one control record created in the system. The control record is defined by navigating to SPRO | Personnel Management | Personnel Administration | Organizational Data | Organizational Assignment | Create control record or via the PA03 T-code.

The control record performs the following functionalities in the system:

  • Determines the status of the payroll, for example, if it is in released or exit state, and determines the current period for which the payroll is processed

  • Determines the earliest, retro accounting period

It's important to understand the different statuses and their meaning. We will learn them from the following table:

Control record status


Released for payroll

The master data and time data are locked and changes cannot be performed

Released for correction

Allows us to make any correction to the master data and time data

Exit payroll

The control record is exited...