If you need to add a department to show in the drop-down on the Payroll Information tab, the employee data item is .HM DEPT.
- From Payroll, select Setup, and select Employee Data Items.
- Type C to Change and type the item you want to change, either .H DEPT or .HM DEPT.
- Type 5 for the field to change and press Enter,
- Type A to Add, type the short name for the new department, and press Enter. (It might be helpful to first type D to Display an existing department, to see what your current setup is for the Lookup values.)
- Press Enter, type the description for the new department, and press Enter.
- Type the account number for the new department, and press Enter.
- Press ESC, type E to End, type 0 to accept and press Enter.
- Press ESC, and type E to End.