Thursday Nov 05, 2015

1099 Tax Reporting Patches for 2015 Are Now Available

The following updates were made to reflect the United States (US) 1099 tax reporting changes required by the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the tax year 2015:

1. The payment year was updated from 2014 to 2015 on US 1099 forms.
2. The states of Utah and DC were removed from the Combined Filing Program.
3. The X mark was moved to the left side of the page on 1096 Form.

What Do You Need To Do?

1. Apply one of the following patches:

For R11.5: Patch 21885897 - BUG FOR TRACKING THE 1099 CHANGES FOR THE YEAR 2015 IN 11I

For R12.0.x: Patch 21885889:R12.AP.A - BUG FOR TRACKING THE 1099 CHANGES FOR THE YEAR 2015 FOR R12

For R12.1.x: Patch 21885889:R12.AP.B - BUG FOR TRACKING THE 1099 CHANGES FOR THE YEAR 2015 FOR R12

For R12.2.x: Patch 21885889:R12.AP.C - BUG FOR TRACKING THE 1099 CHANGES FOR THE YEAR 2015 FOR R12

2. Run the Oracle Payables 1099 Setup Test (Doc ID 829636.1) to check for any problems and resolve any reported issues before testing 1099 functionality.

For full details please review Oracle Payables Plans for 2015 1099 Reporting (Doc ID 209913.1)

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Friday Jun 19, 2015

What's New - Content in Receivables (AR) and Related Products

Receivables has created 'What's New in Receivables' DocID 1944310.1 that centers around all latest information going on Receivables and Receivables-related products.  This tool is updated DAILY and will display all notes that are available to MyOracleSupport users.  Make sure you bookmark this document for a direct route into the latest and most up-to-date knowledge for Receivables and related products.

 Highlights include:

  • General Information
    • Direct link to Oracle Social media pages
    • Direct Link to your documentation for your product release version
    • Broken down by sub-components
  • Last 30 Days
    • Includes NEW notes, created within the last 30 days
    • Product specific
    • Broken down by sub-components
  • All Related Content - Last 2 Years
    • Content that is still relevant and has been reviewed by subject matter experts for accuracy and continued relevance
    • Product specific
    • Broken down by sub-components
  • Other Related Products
    • Includes direct links to What’s New pages in all products under the specific support ‘umbrella.’ 
    • All of these products will have ‘Receivables’ listed in this tab, as the anchor to all the product links.

The following is a list of the products that currently have these advisors for your convenience:

RECEIVABLES  (DocID 1944310.1)



(DocID 1989946.1)



E-BUSINESS TAX (EBTAX) (DocID 1957687.1)

EDI / XML GATEWAY – (810 Outbound) (DocID 1959400.1)




ORACLE LOANS (DocID 1958331.1)





Thursday Feb 05, 2015

Critical Patch Updates for 2015

Get 2015 off to a spectacular start by making sure your system is patched with the latest Critical Patch Updates.

  • Learn which patches address security vulnerabilities in Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 11i and 12 (12.2, 12.1, and 12.0).  
  • Find out which patches are necessary in order to run other Oracle Products alongside Oracle E-Business Suite.

Go to the following document for more information:

Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 11i and 12 Critical Patch Update Knowledge Document (January 2015) DocID 1954250.1

Tuesday Sep 02, 2014

Newly Released EBS Financials August 2014 Recommended Patch Collections (RPCs)

Oracle E-Business Suite Financials Development has released the following August 2014 Recommended Patch Collections (RPCs):

 Product Recommended Patch Collection (RPC) Download
 Cash Management (CE)
Doc ID 1367845.1
 Collections (IEX)
19048616:R12.IEX.B Doc ID 1912256.1
 E-Business Tax (ZX)
Doc ID 1481235.1
 Financials for India (JAI)
19148708:R12.JAI.B Doc ID 1487816.1
 Fixed Assets (FA)
19066382:R12.FA.B Doc ID 1921538.1
General Ledger (GL) 19129042:R12.RG.B (FSG)
Doc ID 954704.1
 Financials Common Module (FUN)
19151774:R12.FUN.B Doc ID 954704.1
 Internet Expenses (OIE) 19163626:R12.OIE.B Doc ID 1534509.1
 iReceivables (OIR)
19052386:R12.OIR.B Doc ID 1905850.1
 Loans (LNS)
18425696:R12.LNS.B Doc ID 1912254.1
 Payables (AP)
19018767:R12.AP.B (Core)
19018793:R12.AP.B (ISP / Suppliers)
19018819:R12.AP.B (Workflow / PCard)
Doc ID 1397581.1
 Payments (IBY)
18999775:R12.IBY.B Doc ID 1481221.1
 Public Sector Accounting (PSA) 19266556:R12.PSA.B Doc ID 954704.1
 Receivables (AR)
19125641:R12.AR.B Doc ID 1912247.1
 Subledger Accounting (SLA) 19034020:R12.XLA.B Doc ID 1481222.1
 Treasury (XTR) 18325260:R12.XTR.B Doc ID 954704.1

 For details and the complete list of available RPCs for Oracle EBS Financials, please see Doc ID 954704.1, EBS: R12.1 Oracle Financials Recommended Patch Collection (RPC). 

Wednesday Jul 09, 2014

How to Find E-Business Suite & E-Business Suite Technology Stack Patches

Are you looking for E-Business Suite Patches and E-Business Suite Technology Stack Patches? Take a look at this document because it can assist you in finding all Patches to maintain a healthy system. This one document includes Recommended patches, Technology Stack patches, Performance patches, Critical Patch Updates and more. 

Find all the details in Doc ID 1633974.2 - How to Find E-Business Suite & E-Business Suite Technology Stack Patches.

Wednesday Apr 30, 2014

CRM Service & Lease Management Latest Patches (April)

See the table below for recent patching information for the CRM family products. 

Product Details
Lease and Finance Management Patch 18512930:R12.OKL.B: OLFM : 1213 RUP3 DELTA 21 Doc ID 1664405.1
Core Service
Patch 18342084:R12.CS.B: 12.1.3:BUG FIXES FOR CS:APRIL '14 RUP PATCH
Doc ID 1665205.1

Added 12-May-2014: The Functional Impact Assessment document for Patch 18342084:R12.CS.B is now available, see Doc Id 1608427.1

Thursday Jan 16, 2014

Procurement Accounting - Don’t Delay, Be Proactive and Apply These Necessary Patches

Are you using procurement accounting processes?  Then don’t delay, be proactive and apply these necessary patches to avoid known issues.

So many known issues have been resolved by applying the collection of recommended patches in Doc ID 1594111.1.  Procurement, Costing, Payables and SLA Development teams have collaborated to give you this consolidated list.  Now I know you're thinking that it requires a lot of effort to apply big patches, but while a patch may contain several hundred files, the impact on your system is most likely far less.  Patches contain hard prerequisites that are intended to make a patch work on a very low code baseline, so there is a link to the Patch Wizard so you can perform an impact analysis.   So if you are using Procurement Accounting Flows (Encumbrance and Accruals) make sure and review the note where the steps are clear and to the point:

Don’t delay check out Doc ID 1594111.1 today!

Wednesday Nov 27, 2013

CRM Product Family Latest Patch Information

See the table below for latest patching information for CRM family products. 

Product Details
Lease and Finance Management Patch 17624521:R12.OKL.B - OLFM : 1213 RUP3 DELTA 16 Doc ID 1597291.1
R12.1: Payments Recommended Patch Collection (IBY RPC), Sep 2013
Doc ID 1481221.1
Sales & Marketing, Channel Revenue Management,Quoting, Order Capture and iStore
Recommended and Latest Patch Listings for Sales & Marketing, Channel Revenue Management,Quoting, Order Capture and iStore
Doc ID 1596130.2

You'll notice that the link for the Sales and Marketing product family points at a new information center note where you can find listings of all the latest patches that are released for these products.  These are dynamic listings of the patches and are updated every night, so you can be sure you can see the latest available information.

Wednesday Oct 02, 2013

HCM: Legislative Customers Apply Mandatory Patches to Ensure Regulatory Compliance and to Maintain Your Supportability

Legislative customers have a key responsibility of ensuring their systems are in compliance with regulations and statutory requirements for a specific country. With the recent announcements regarding Lifetime Support Policy updates, it is a good time to remind you that the HRMS Suite of products has minimum required Rollup Patch (RUP) levels as well as additional mandatory patches that our customers need to apply.

These minimum RUP patches and other mandatory patches for your product or legislation are created with the following goals in mind:

  • Compliance: Manage the people in your organization within the requirements of a specific country
  • Supportability: Ensure you are on a common code base so that if problems are identified, patches can be readily provided to you
  • Reliability: Reliable code with multiple customer downloads and comprehensive testing.

For the listing of Mandatory Rollup Patches for Oracle Payroll please view: Mandatory Family Pack/Rollup Patch (RUP) Levels for Oracle Payroll - Doc ID 295406.1.

For the listing of Mandatory Patches for the HRMS Suite please view: Oracle E-Business Suite HCM Information Center – Consolidated HRMS Mandatory Patch List - Doc ID 1160507.1.

For information on the latest Rollup Patches (RUPs) for the HRMS Suite please view: Oracle HRMS Product Family – Release 11i & 12 Information - Doc ID 135266.1.

Monday Apr 02, 2012

Recommended Patches For R12.1.3 Procurement Contracts, Contract Terms Library or Repository Contracts

If you are implementing or upgrading to R12.1.3 Procurement Contracts, Contract Terms Library or Repository Contracts, then please review the following note for a list of recommended patches to apply on top of 12.1.3: 1349213.1: Recommended Patches For R12.1.3 Procurement Contracts and Contracts Core.

Note that currently the methods given in Note 1400757.1: How to Find E-Business Suite Recommended Patches may not give the same patch listing given in Note 1349213.1.


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