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1961421 - Error Message: Postings Not Permitted; Company ABC Differs From Project Company XYZ.

Symptom

While creating an Expense Report when you edit the Cost Assignment and assign certain percentage to a Project Task system throws an error message: Postings Not Permitted; Company ABC Differs From Project Company.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Home work center.
  2. Choose Self-Services Overview view.
  3. Choose the link New Expense Report.
  4. Choose the link Edit Cost Assignment.
  5. Choose Project Task in Account Assignment Type .
  6. System throws error: Postings Not Permitted; Company ABC Differs From Project Company XYZ.

OR

  1. Go to the Project Team work center.
  2. Chose New Expense Report under Common Tasks.
  3. Choose the link Edit Cost Assignment.
  4. Choose Project Task in Account Assignment Type .
  5. System throws error: Postings Not Permitted; Company ABC Differs From Project Company XYZ.

Cause

The reason here is the Intercompany Purchase Order is not created for the employee, who belongs to Company ABC. You are creating an Expense Report and assign a Project Task to the Project belongs to another Company XYZ, it requires purchase order.

Resolution

Please create the Purchase Order for required service from the partner company ABC and assign Purchase Order account assignment to Project Task (of a Project that belongs to another company XYZ). Once Purchase Order is created for Company XYZ, an automatic Sales Order and Intercompany Project gets created automatically at Company ABC . After this, the error message will not appear the service agent will be able to create the expense report against the project.

See Also

 1995482 - Error Postings Not Permitted; Company Differs from Project Company When Assigning Project Task to Expense Report

Keywords

Company different from Project company but no contract found , KBA , SRD-HR-TLM , Time and Labour Management , AP-PRO , Project Processing , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions