In this step you set up the
payroll areas your company requires. If you set up all payroll areas when working through the implementation guide for Personnel Administration, you need only check them here.
The payroll area serves the following two purposes in Payroll Accounting:
You must still set up the system controls for the personnel control record for each new payroll area.
The personnel control record serves the following functions in payroll accounting:
You define one payroll area for salaried employees and another for industrial workers.
Find out how many payroll accounting areas your company
You should already have defined the period parameters for payroll accounting.
The standard SAP R/3 system contains country-specific payroll accounting areas for common employee groups.
Determine the employee groups for which separate payroll runs are to be performed. This depends firstly on whether you want to perform accounting at different times for individual groups such as industrial workers and salaried employees, and secondly on how detailed the evaluations are to be for the payroll area.