Error message when you try to calculate checks in Payroll in Microsoft Dynamics GP: "Checks cannot be calculated while the year-end closing is in process"

Applies to: Dynamics GP 2010Dynamics GP 2013Microsoft Dynamics GP 2015

Symptoms


When you try to calculate checks in Payroll in Microsoft Dynamics GP, you receive the following error message:
Checks cannot be calculated while the year-end closing is in process.
This problem occurs even though you have removed the Year-End Wage file.

Resolution


Note Before you follow the instructions in this article, make sure that you have a complete backup copy of the database that you can restore if a problem occurs.

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
  1. Enter a date that is in the upcoming new year in the User Date window.

    Note After you change the date in the User Date window, you must remove the build in the Build Payroll Checks window, and then build the payroll checks again in the Build Payroll Check window.
  2. Change the value in the YENDCRTD field in the UPR10100 table. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Start SQL Server Management Studio. To do this,  click Start, point to All Programs, point to Microsoft SQL Server 20XX (XX=your version), and then click SQL Server Management Studio.
    2. Run the following statement against the company database.
      select YENDCRTD, * from UPR10100
    3. Note the value in the YENDCRTD field. If the value in the field is 1, change the value in the YENDCRTD field to 0.

      For more information about how to change the value to 0 in the YENDCRTD field, contact your partner or technical support. For information about technical support for changing the value in the YENDCRTD field, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
        Note If you must create the W-2 Electronic File or print W-2s, you must change the value in the YENDCRTD field back to 1 after you complete the pay run.
  3. If you have a Wennsoft product, verify that the Rate Class setting is unmarked in the Posting Options window.

    The information and the solution in this document represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation on these issues as of the date of publication. This solution is available through Microsoft or through a third-party provider. Microsoft does not specifically recommend any third-party provider or third-party solution that this article might describe. There might also be other third-party providers or third-party solutions that this article does not describe. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, this information should not be interpreted to be a commitment by Microsoft. Microsoft cannot guarantee or endorse the accuracy of any information or of any solution that is presented by Microsoft or by any mentioned third-party provider.

    Microsoft makes no warranties and excludes all representations, warranties, and conditions whether express, implied, or statutory. These include but are not limited to representations, warranties, or conditions of title, non-infringement, satisfactory condition, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose, with regard to any service, solution, product, or any other materials or information. In no event will Microsoft be liable for any third-party solution that this article mentions.