1 Net Change for Release A9.4

This chapter outlines revisions made to the JD Edwards World documentation library since the general availability of release A9.4. It contains the following topics:

1.1 Documentation for Software Updates

This section outlines updates made to the JD Edwards World implementation and reference guides due to updates to the software that occurred after the general availability of JD Edwards World release A9.4.

1.1.1 Construction, Homebuilder, and Energy and Chemical Systems Updates

This table lists documentation updates that have been created due to software changes in Construction, Homebuilder, and Energy and Chemical Systems (ECS) software:

Enhancement Description Publication Date Documentation
FASB/IASB Revenue Recognition The Contract Billing guide has been updated with information about a JD Edwards World software update.

Due to changes in accounting standards, the JD Edwards World Accounts Receivable, Contract Billing and Service Billing systems were updated to allow you to recognize revenue upon the completion of a performance obligation. The majority of the information for this functionality is in the Revenue Recognition part, in the Accounts Receivable Guide. The balance is in the Contract Billing and Service Billing Guides for other programs that were impacted.

October 2015 See these topics:
FASB/IASB Revenue Recognition The Service Billing guide has been updated with information about a JD Edwards World software update.

Due to changes in accounting standards, the JD Edwards World Accounts Receivable, Contract Billing and Service Billing systems were updated to allow you to recognize revenue upon the completion of a performance obligation. The majority of the information for this functionality is in the Revenue Recognition part, in the Accounts Receivable Guide. The balance is in the Contract Billing and Service Billing Guides for other programs that were impacted.

October 2015 See these topics:
FASB/IASB Revenue Recognition The JD Edwards World Contract Billing Guide has been updated to discuss how the system enables you to review revenue recognition for contracts and contract billing lines. November 2016 See these topics:
Reviewing the Contract Completion Percentage The JD Edwards World Contract Billing Guide has been updated to include information about how to review the completion status of a contract for billing lines. December 2016 See this topic:

1.1.2 Financial Management Solutions Updates

This table lists documentation updates that have been created due to software changes in Financial Management Solutions (FMS) software:

Enhancement Description Publication Date Documentation
FASB/IASB Revenue Recognition The Accounts Receivable guide has been updated with information about a JD Edwards World software update.

Due to changes in accounting standards, the JD Edwards World Accounts Receivable, Contract Billing and Service Billing systems were updated to allow you to recognize revenue upon the completion of a performance obligation. The majority of the information for this functionality is in the Revenue Recognition part, in the Accounts Receivable Guide. The balance is in the Contract Billing and Service Billing Guides for other programs that were impacted.

October 2015 See these topics:
FASB/IASB Revenue Recognition for Job Cost Updates The JD Edwards World Job Cost guide has been updated to discuss how to use revenue performance obligations to track specific costs and revenue for obligations within a job. May 2016 See these topics:
FASB/IASB Revenue Recognition The JD Edwards World Accounts Receivable guide has been updated to reflect additional functionality that has been added to the support the new FASB/IASB revenue recognition standard. July 2016 See these topics:
FASB/IASB Revenue Recognition The JD Edwards World Job Cost guide has been updated to discuss how the system marks profit recognition records as obsolete. November 2016 See these topics:

1.1.3 Human Capital Management Updates

This table lists documentation updates that have been created due to software changes in Human Capital Management (HCM) software:

Enhancement Description Publication Date Documentation
Changes to Form 941 for 2021 The Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return - Form 941 has been updated for the second quarter of 2021. The changes include 10 new lines and 13 revised or renumbered lines. The JD Edwards U.S. payroll report, R078500 - Employee Detail Wage List, has been modified to accommodate the revised form. The JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll I Guide has been updated with this information. July 2021 See this topic:
US Form 941 Quarterly Employer Tax Return 2020 Update The 941 Worksheet program (P068500) in the JD Edwards World US Payroll system has been enhanced to accommodate the changes to Part 1 of the Form 941 made by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll I Implementation Guide has been updated with this information.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 31318403.

June 2020 See this topic:
Support Families First Coronavirus Response Act The US federal government has passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to support families impacted by Covid-19. The World Payroll software has been enhanced to include an audit report to ensure that your employees receive the appropriate benefits and to monitor time cards that exceed daily limits, aggregate hours limits, and aggregate wage limits specified in the legislation. The JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll I Implementation Guide has been updated to include this information.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 31087416.

May 2020 See this topic:
US EEO-1 Report Component 2 Form The US EEO-1 Report now has a Component 2 form. This form provides the employee count that is collected from the pay data (using employees' W-2 earnings) and the total number of hours worked by the employees. Employers filing EEO-1 will now need to submit the Component 2 form along with the Component 1 form. The JD Edwards EnterpriseOne World U.S. Payroll I Guide has been updated to include this information. September 2019 See these topics:
Replace Vets-100 and Vets-100A Report with Vets-4212 Report The Human Resources guide has been updated with information about a JD Edwards World software update.

The Federal Contractor Veterans' Employment Report, VETS-4212, replaces the VETS-100 report. Federal contractors now provide more accurate data on the number of protected veterans in their workforce.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 21251125.

July 2015 See these topics:
Replace Vets-100 and Vets-100A Report with Vets-4212 Report The U.S. Payroll I guide has been updated with information about a JD Edwards World software update.

The Federal Contractor Veterans' Employment Report, VETS-4212, replaces the VETS-100 report. Federal contractors now provide more accurate data on the number of protected veterans in their workforce.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 21251125.

July 2015 See these topics:
Affordable Care Act Health Coverage Information Returns The Human Resources guide has been updated with information about a JD Edwards World software update.

JD Edwards World Health Coverage Information Returns enables employers to comply with Section 6055 and 6056 of the Internal Revenue Code, which is enacted by the Affordable Care Act.

Employers who are subject to provisions for employer shared responsibility under Section 4980H can generate the following forms:

  • Form 1094-C (Transmittal of Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage)

  • Form 1095-C (Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage)

December 2015 See these topics:
Paycheck Transparency The JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll I Guide has been updated to include information about the Paycheck Transparency functionality.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 25119980.

March 2017 See these topics:
Paycheck Transparency The JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll II Guide has been updated to include information about the Paycheck Transparency functionality.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 25119980.

March 2017 See these topics:
941 Worksheet Update The JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll I Guide has been updated with information about a new processing option that has been added to the 941 form.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 25828260.

April 2017 See this topic:
USA EEO-4 (Annual) Report Updates The JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll I Guide has been updated with the new description for the USA EEO-4 (Annual) report.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 25954736.

August 2017 See this topic:
USA EEO-4 (Annual) Report Updates The JD Edwards World Human Resources Guide has been updated with the new description for the USA EEO-4 (Annual) report.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 25954736.

August 2017 See this topic:
Paid Sick Time The Payroll II guide has been updated to include the Paid Sick Time functionality.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 25720050.

October 2017 See this topic:

1.1.4 Technical and Installation Updates

This table lists documentation updates that have been created due to installation changes:

Enhancement Description Publication Date Documentation
SOA Password Encryption The World Service Enablement Guide has been updated with information about the SOA password encryption feature. April 2019 See this topic:
log4j Version Updates The JD Edwards World Service Enablement Installation and Configuration Guide has been updated to include details about the latest version supported for log4j. March 2018 See this topic:

1.1.5 Localization Updates

This table lists documentation updates that have been created due to localization updates to the software:

Enhancement Description Publication Date Documentation
Brazil SPED Accounting - 2015 Changes The Global Solutions: Brazil guide has been updated with information about the JD Edwards World software update, which enhances the system to comply with the latest update for SPED Accounting reporting that the Brazilian authorities published for 2015.

Users can specify the ECD of the company and add SCP identification information. Fields were added to existing registers 0000 and 0035, obsolete fields were removed, and new registers were included: 0035 (SCP Identification), I053 (Related Accounts), and J935 (Auditors).

Also users can now set up associations between main accounts and related accounts for reporting purposes, can generate the book type S (SCP book).

These changes are associated with SAR Number 21050150.

June 2015 See these topics:
Changes for RG 3732 for Argentina The Global Solutions: Argentina guide has been updated with information about a JD Edwards World software update. RG 3732 is a legal resolution that updates articles 8, 9, and 10 of existing RG 2854 (22/6/2010). These articles detail how VAT withholding must be calculated.

These changes are associated with SAR Number 21256534.

January 2016 See this topic:
Changes for NFe 3.10 Updated Version 2.02 The Global Solutions: Brazil guide has been updated with information about a JD Edwards World software update. The Brazilian Fiscal Authority published changes to NFe (National Electronic Invoice) XML legal layout. Nfe 3.10 is updated to version 2.02.

These changes are associated with SAR Number 21297122.

January 2016 See this topic:

1.1.6 Year-End Updates

This table lists the documentation updates that have been created due to year-end updates to the software:

Enhancement Description Publication Date Documentation
US AffordableCare Act Year-End 2020 Updates The US Affordable Care Act Year-End Processing Guide 2020 has been updated with a new processing option in the 1095-C Offer and Coverage Report (P08519) that enables you to specify the plan start month. February 2021 See this topic:
US Payroll Year-End 2020 Updates The US Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2020 has been updated to include the changes for the reporting year 2020. January 2021 See these topics:
Year-End 2020 Updates The Canada Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2020 has been updated to include the changes for the reporting year 2020. December 2020 See these topics:
1099 Updates for 2020 The 1099 Year-End Processing Guide has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2020. The guide has also been updated with information about the 1099-NEC form. December 2020 See this topic:
US Affordable Care Act Year-End 2020 Updates The US Affordable Care Act Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2020 has been updated to include the changes to the Form 1095-C for the reporting year 2020. November 2020 See these topics:
U.S. Payroll Year-End 2020 Updates The U.S. Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2020 has been updated to include information about the new form 1099-NEC, qualified sick and family leave wages paid to an employee under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and the general changes for the reporting year 2020. November 2020 See these topics:
U.S. Payroll Year-End 2019 Updates The U.S. Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2019 has been updated to include the changes for the reporting year 2019. January 2020 See these topics:
Canada Payroll Year-End 2019 Updates The Canada Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2019 has been updated to include the changes for the reporting year 2019. January 2020 See these topics:
US Affordable Care Act Year-End 2019 Updates The ACA Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2019 has been updated to include the changes for the reporting year 2019. January 2020 See these topics:
Changes to IRS Form W-4 for 2020 The Employee's Withholding Allowance Form W-4 has been updated for 2020. This form is available in the Employee Withholding Certificate (060120A). The revised form provides new fields based on new regulatory requirements for withholding calculation. The JD Edwards World United States Payroll Year-End Processing Guide 2019 has been updated with this information. November 2019 See these topics:
1099 Updates for 2019 The 1099 Year-End Processing Guide has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2019. November 2019 See this topic:
US Payroll Year-End 2019 Updates The United States Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2019 has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2019. November 2019 See these topics:
World ACA Updates for the Year 2016 The Affordable Care Act Year-End Processing for 2016 Guide has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2016.

These changes are associated with Bug Numbers 24566104, 24573735, and 24566122.

November 2016 See these topics:
World US Payroll Year-End Updates for the Year 2016 The World United States Payroll Year-End Processing Guide 2016 has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2016.

These changes are associated with Bug Numbers 22585141 and 24911959.

November 2016 See these topics:
Form 1099 INT UDC Values The World United States 1099 Year-End Processing Guide 2016 has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2016.

These changes are associated with Bug Number 24575140.

December 2016 See these topics:
1094-C and 1095-C Forms Updated for 2016 The Affordable Care Act Year-End Processing guide is updated to include the year change from 2015 to 2016. The forms 1094-C and 1095-C are updated to include the year change to 2016. January 2017 See this topic:
Year-End Forms Updated for 2016 The Canadian Payroll Year-End guide includes updated year-end forms for 2016. January 2017 See this topic:
US Payroll Year-End 2017 Updates The United States Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2017 has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2017. November 2017 See these topics:
1094-C and 1095-C Forms Updated for 2017 The Affordable Care Act Year-End Processing guide is updated to include the year change from 2016 to 2017. The forms 1094-C and 1095-C are updated to include the year change to 2017. November 2017 See this topic:
2017 1099 Process Changes The World United States 1099 Year-End Processing Guide 2017 has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2017. December 2017 See this topic:
US Payroll Year-End 2017 Updates The United States Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2017 has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2017. January 2018 See this topic:
Canadian Payroll Year-End 2017 Updates The Canadian Payroll Year-End guide includes updated year-end forms for 2017. January 2018 See this topic:
US Payroll Year-End 2018 Updates The United States Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2018 has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2018. November 2018 See these topis:
US Affordable Care Act Year-End 2018 Updates The United States Affordable Care Act Year-End Processing Guide includes the updated year-end forms for 2018. November 2018 See this topic:
Canadian Payroll Year-End 2018 Updates The Canadian Payroll Year-End guide includes updated year-end forms for 2018. November 2018 See this topic:
1099 Updates for 2018 The 1099 Year-End Processing Guide has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2018. December 2018 See this topic:
Canadian Payroll Year-End 2018 Updates The Canadian Payroll Year-End guide includes updated year-end forms for 2018. January 2019 See this topic:
US Payroll Year-End 2018 Updates The United States Payroll Year-End Processing Guide for 2018 has been updated to include changes for the reporting year 2018. January 2019 See this topic:

1.2 Documentation Corrections

This section describes revisions made to the JD Edwards World guides due to reported documentation issues.

1.2.1 Human Capital Management Updates

This table lists the updates that have been made to the Human Capital Management documentation:

Correction or Update Description Publication Date Documentation
Florida SUI and California SUI Reports in XML Format The JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll I Guide has been updated to include documentation for the Florida and California SUI reports in XML format. April 2018 See this topic:

1.2.2 Distribution and Manufacturing Management Updates

This table lists the updates that have been made to the Distribution and Manufacturing Management documentation:

Correction or Update Description Publication Date Documentation
Processing Option Updates for Purchase Order Change Program The JD Edwards World Electronic Commerce Guide contained incorrect information about the processing options for the Purchase Order Change Edit/Create program (P471311) and this information has been corrected. In addition, information about the processing option, Blanket/Quote Processing, has been added. You can use this processing option to commit the order quantity. April 2021 See this topic: