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2861128 - Alternative Payee in Manage Automatic Payment


Alternative Payee reference in app Manage Automatic Payment (App ID F0771)

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Reproducing the Issue

Manage Automatic Payment created with Alternative Payee

In the standard system you can specify the alternative payee in the following ways:

  • Entering the data in Supplier Invoice

    In App Create Supplier Invoice Advanced (App ID MIRO)/App Create Incoming Invoice (App ID FB60) The field Payee code is only available after company code and Invoicing Party/Supplier entered if Field Alt.payee(doc.): filled in section Additional Payment Transactions section of Vendor: General Data and/or Vendor: Payment Transactions of Supplier in app Maintain Business Partner (App ID BP)


  • Entering the account number of the alternative payee in the company code-specific area of the master record of the Supplier, if an alternative payee is only necessary in certain company codes for the Supplier in App Maintain Business Partner


  • Entering the data in the general area of the master record of the Supplier, if payments are to be made to an alternative payee in App Maintain Business Partner


The above information is listed in order of priority. For example, if an alternative payee is specified in open items, this has priority over the specification in the master record. The same applies to customers.


  1. Using an Alternative Payee will not change the supplier referenced in App Manage Automatic Payment.
  2. Add field Payee Code in Payment Proposal to see Alternative Payee. 
  3. In the Payment Run the Alternative Payee is reflected in field Payment Recipient.
  4. In case the Payee Code/Payment Recipient is filled in the payment then the Supplier/Customer master data are read from these Alternative payee/payer.

 "Payee Code" in Display of Payment Proposal in app Manage Automatic Payments


In the application log the Supplier and Payee/payer code is shown.


In the payment Run use field Payment Recipient



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