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2294476 - Error Message: For Withholding Tax Returns - File 26Q the Permanent Account Number is Expected

Symptom

You are receiving an error message while adding New Tax Authority.

For Withholding Tax Returns - File 26Q the Permanent Account Number is expected

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Tax Management work center.
  2. Go to the the Tax Authorities view.
  3. Select New -> Tax Authority and maintain all necessary information.
  4. Go to the Company Tax Arrangements tab.
  5. Select the Add Row button and maintain Company, Valid From/To.
  6. Go to Tax Return Arrangements and select the Add Row button
  7. Enter Tax Return Arrangement ID:TDS_RETURN, Tax Return Type:4 - Withholding Tax Returns - File 26Q

You can see the error message: For Withholding Tax Returns - File 26Q the Permanent Account Number is expected

Cause

The root cause of this error message is due to that you have not maintained the valid Permanant Acocunt Number and not assigned to the respective Tax Reporting Unit.

Resolution

  1. Go to the Tax Management work center.
  2. Go to the the Tax Authorities view.
  3. Select New -> Tax Authority and maintain all necessary information.
  4. Go to the Company Tax Arrangements tab.
  5. Select the Add Row button and maintain Company, Valid From/To.
  6. Go to Tax Return Arrangements and select the Add Row button
  7. Enter Tax Return Arrangement ID:TDS_RETURN, Tax Return Type:4 - Withholding Tax Returns - File 26Q
  8. Go to Tax Numbers Tab and select the Add Row button.
  9. Enter Tax Number Type: 7 - Permanent Account Number and enter a valid PAN number.
  10. Go to Assigned Tax reporting Units tab and Assign the respective unit.
  11. Click on Save tab.

Keywords

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Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708