Payroll-Calculate Checks error

When Calculating Checks in payroll (Transactions>>Payroll>>Calculate checks) you receive the following error: “You don’t have security privileges to open this window. Contact your system administrator for assistance”

Resolution: When you assign the Payroll Clerk security role to a user, the Calculate Payroll Taxes window is not included in the TRX_PAYRL_003* task ID. To work around this problem, follow these steps:

    1. On the Microsoft Dynamics GP menu, point to Tools, point to Setup, point to System, and then click Security Tasks.

    2. In the Task ID list, click TRX_PAYRL_003*.

    3. In the Product list, click Microsoft Dynamics GP.

    4. In the Type list, click Windows.

    5. In the Series list, click System.

    6. Click to select the Payroll Calculate Taxes check box.

    7. Click Save.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

942007 (

Additionally, you may get "You do not have permissions for this report" when attempting to print the posting reports

Resolution: Assign permissions to run the "Checkbook Posting Journal" and "General Posing Journal" reports to the TRX_PAYRL_004 TaskID (Print Payroll Checks task).