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2956896 - Project invoice request not created for a sales order with Project milestone

Symptom

No Project invoice request appearing for sales orders related to project having milestones. But directly a invoice request is created.

 or

No invoice request created at all through scheduled invoice

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Customer invoicing work center
  2. Go to Project invoice request view
  3. Choose All project invoice requests
  4. Click advanced
  5. Enter the  Reference sales order or project
  6. Click on Go
  7. No details are appearing

 

  1. Go to Customer invoicing work center
  2. Go to  Invoice requests view
  3. Choose All Invoice requests
  4. Enter Project ID 
  5. Click on Go
  6. You get the Invoice request 

All sales order seems to be linked to project task because

  1. Go to items tab of Sales order 
  2. Under Cost and revenue assignment
  3. You will see Project task appearing

Cause

Sales order item type is not project based as mentioned under Prerequisites of the help document, link given below

https://help.sap.com/viewer/2754875d2d2a403f95e58a41a9c7d6de/2005/en-US/9adaa7f986611014846487e030e0bd3e.html

or

Milestone is not set to complete.

Resolution

In new sales orders change your project type to 'Service fixed price- project'or a type that has 'project' in it.

For existing sales orders you cannot make changes to item type so either leave them as they are or cancel and create new sales orders.

See Also

   2032526 - Error Message:Item XX : Project task ID MCP not assigned to a customer

2482459 - Scheduled Project Invoice Request is not Created automatically

Keywords

Milestone invoicing,  no project invoice request , KBA , SRD-PRO-INV , Projects Customer Invoicing , AP-SLO , Sales Order Processing , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions