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Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) - September 2018 Updates

Tanya Heise
Sr Principal Technical Support Engineer

The following announcements and considerations are outlined in the upcoming Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) update:

Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS)
September 2018

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest updates to your test environments starting at 22:00 UTC (15:00 PDT) on Friday, September 7, 2018 and to your production environment on Friday, September 21, 2018, also starting at 22:00 UTC. The updates will be applied to your environments during the first subsequent daily maintenance.

Backing up the daily maintenance snapshot and restoring the environment as needed are self-service operations. Oracle recommends that you download the maintenance snapshot every day to a local server. Refer to Backing Up and Restoring an Environment Using the Maintenance Snapshot in Getting Started with Oracle Enterprise Performance Management Cloud for Administrators.


  • Integrated, Comprehensive User Preferences
  • New EPM Automate Utility Version
  • Loading Data Using an Incremental File Adapter
  • Drilling Down from Summary Members
  • Provisioning Changes to Simplify Role Usage
  • System Settings and Defaults Moved to Application Settings in the Simplified Interface
  • Supplemental Data Set Governors
  • Uniform Time Zone Settings
  • Close Manager Support for Viewer Users
  • Selecting All Data Source Option When Clearing Data
  • New Balance Sheet Total Column Added to National and Regional TAR Reports

Defects Fixed:

  • Software issues addressed each month will be posted to Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights (Doc ID 2055579.1).

Upcoming Changes:

  • Proposed Changes to Application-Level Access Control


  • Classic Dimension Editor
  • Ability to Create New Composite Forms
  • Removal of Tax Automation Migration Task


Refer to the following links and documents for further information:

  • Oracle Cloud Release Readiness - Get up to speed on the latest cloud release and ensure your upgrade is a success with Oracle's Release Readiness assets. To access this broad range of assets, locate your service on the left, then choose a release from the service's drop-down menu. Learn and how to plan your upgrade by reviewing expanded discussions of new features,including capability overviews, business benefits, setup considerations and usage tips.
  • My Oracle Support (MOS) Knowledge Article: Enterprise Performance Management Cloud Release Highlights Doc ID 2055579.1


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