Headings, Variables and Totals in Enterprise Management HR

By | January 6, 2018

In Enterprise Management HR, Headings, Variables and Totals plays an important role to Process Salary, Leave Life Cycle and to store the data as per the Employee.


Headings are used to define payroll calculations. The Sequence of the calculations to be performed in the payroll run is defined on the heading. A total of 99,999 headings can be defined in payroll plan.

Sage provides a list of pre-defined headings in the payroll plan provided in the Reference folder.

Navigate to: Setup → Payroll Plan → Headings

heading in Sage X3 People


Variables must be defined for any input to be done for the payroll. Variables define input values that can be used in calculations defined on payroll headings.

Navigate to: Setup → Payroll Plan → Variables

Variables in Sage X3 People


Totals are used to ensure that each heading has the correct effect on a payslip. Whether it is to increase or deduct or have no effect other than record keeping. Linking correct totals to a heading will be subject to your own scrutiny.

Navigate to: Setup → Payroll Plan → Totals

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