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Oracle Tax Reporting Cloud (TRCS) - December 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)

December 2018

Monthly Update Schedule:

Oracle will apply the latest updates to your test environments starting at 23:00 UTC (15:00 PST) on Friday, December 7, 2018 and to your production environment on Friday, December 21, 2018, also starting at 23:00 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.


  • Classifying Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities
  • Calculating the Weighted FX Rate
  • Dynamic Calc Jurisdiction
  • Supplemental Data Support for Negative Number Colors
  • Supplemental Data Manager Governors
  • Smart View Support for Dashboards
  • New EPM Automate Utility Version
  • Data Management Dimension and Attribute Column Enhancements
  • HsSetValue Accepts Additional Data Types
  • System Maintenance Task Options Enhancements

Upcoming Changes:

  • Proposed Changes to Application-Level Access Control
  • Ability to Create New Composite Forms
  • Classic Dimension Editor

Defects Fixed:

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


  • Tax Automation Migration Configuration Task Removed
  • Removal of Block Storage Cube Runtime Statistics


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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