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2370769 - Error: Account Determination is Missing for Item Type Output Tax

Symptom

You try to post the Customer Invoice to accounting, but the system gives the following error message: Account determination is missing for Item Type Output Tax.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In the General Ledger work center, choose the Closing Cockpit view.
  2. Select the Closing-Relevant Tasks subview.
  3. You can find there is a task that has the subject Account determination is missing for position type Output Tax.
  4. Select the task and you can see the following description:  Account determination is missing for Item Type Output Tax. Specify account determination in chart of accounts ABC: Chart of Accounts and account determination profile <ABC>. Column path Tax->Output Tax->Output Tax, Item Type Output Tax.

(Or)

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to the Closing Cockpit view.
  3. Go to Source Documents subview.
  4. Search for your Source Document ID, in this case the Source Document is a Customer Invoice.
  5. Choose View Business Transaction, you can see the same error message: Account determination is missing for Item Type Output Tax.

Cause

The reason is that you have not maintained the Account Determination Group for Tax Events and Tax Account Determination.

Resolution

You need to maintain the Tax Account Determination by following the steps below:

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the project and open activity list.
  4. Open the activity Account Determination Groups for Tax Events.
  5. Maintain the Account Determination group for respective Country and Account Determination Group.

Once you main the Account Determination Group for Tax Events, you need to maintain the Account Determination for Tax:

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the project and open activity list.
  4. Open the activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination.
  5. Click View button.
  6. Under Account Determination section select Tax.
  7. Select your Account Determination Profile.
  8. Go to the Output Tax tab.
  9. Click Add Row button.
  10. Maintain the Account Determination Group for Output Tax
  11. Click Save and Close.

Now you are able to post the Unposted Source Document:

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to the Closing Cockpit view.
  3. Go to the Source Documents subview.
  4. Search for your Source Document ID, in this case the source document is Customer Invoice.
  5. Select the ID and click Actions -> Post Business Transaction.

Keywords

Unposted, Customer Invoice, Output Tax, Account Determination. , KBA , unposted , customer invoice , output tax , account determination , SRD-CC-FED , Feeds , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions