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2447792 - Withholding Tax Return not Processing Supplier Invoices


You have created a supplier invoice and the document computed the withholding tax. The invoice is paid and it tax amount is shown in the Withholding Tax Items report, hence you assume that the invoice will be processed in the next withholding tax return run. Nevertheless, the run returns no results.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Tax Management work center
  2. Go to List view
  3. Open the report Withholding Tax Items.

You see the tax base amount for the supplier invoice.

  1. Go to Withholding Tax Returns view
  2. Create an appropriate tax return that covers the tax due date.
  3. Execute the run

You notice that even though the company is flagged to withheld taxes, the supplier master data is complete, the invoice has calculated withholding tax and payment has been made, the document was not considered in the tax return.


For the payments to be considered in the withholding return, the sum of the base amounts for an income type and business partner should meet a particular threshold. In this case, the sum of tax base amount is below the threshold amount for the given income type.


Once you have sufficient documents such that the sum of the base amounts exceeds the threshold the documents will start being considered in the tax return.

You can check the threshold amounts for the income types via fine-tune activity Withholding Tax Return - <country code>

See Also

2123734 - Supplier Invoices not Processed on a 1099-Misc Tax Reporting

2327747 - Income Type Missing in Supplier Invoice


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