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2677518 - Error Message: Account determination missing for account determination group - Travel Expense - Non-Deductible. Choose the account determination for Costs.

Symptom

While trying to post to expense reports, there is an error message Account determination missing for account determination group - Travel Expense - Non-Deductible. Choose the account determination for Costs. To define the account for chart of accounts Chart of accounts YYY (YYY refers to the chart of accounts go to tab General Expenses. Enter a general ledger account for - Travel Expense - Non Deductible is displayed.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Navigate to the Closing Cockpit and the Source Documents view.
  3. Select the in process - 47 - Expense Report – XXX (XXX refers to the expense report)
  4. An error message Account determination missing for account determination group - Travel Expense - Non-Deductible. Choose the account determination for Costs. To define the account for chart of accounts Chart of accounts YYY (YYY refers to the chart of accounts go to tab General Expenses. Enter a general ledger account for - Travel Expense - Non Deductible is displayed.

 

Cause

The reason for this is that the Account Determination Group for General Expenses is not defined for Non-deductible expenses.

Resolution

  1. Go to Business Configuration workcenter
  2. Navigate to the Implementation project view
  3. Select the Fine tune activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination
  4. Further  navigate to Account Determination Area
  5. Select the Costs subledger
  6. In the General Expenses tab
  7. You find that the  Account Determination Group for General Expenses for Non-deductible expenses for the relevant chart of accounts is not defined
  8. Now you can select the account determination group Travel Expense - Non Deductible and select a relevant option for selection in the value help and save

This will fix the issue.

Keywords

KBA , account determination for expenses , non deductible expenses , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions