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Difference between for and in period

Hi all experts,

learning sap payroll need some information regarding the difference of for and in period

what is the significance of both for-period and in-period.


In period means the period in which you run payroll

For period : in some cases because of changes happen in to master data that is related with payroll in a previous month . system need to calculate that changes also in to account , so system will run payroll for that period in the current period

you are running payroll in march of 2010 the and you made change in any of the master data related with payroll in February .system will go for a retro run from February to include the changes in to payroll

Here the IN PERIOD is March because you are running payroll in March ,

You can see two result with same in period here, it is because this month payroll is running for this month as well for the previous month on which you made a change in this period

For the run in March you can see two results

For period February In period March ( for the retro )

For Period March In period March ( the normal run)

What is meant by for and in period in pc_payresult table?

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