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3040956 - Fixed Asset Acquisition Posting Error: Posting date DD.MM.YYYY must be in fiscal year AAAA for fixed asset BBB

Symptom

You create a manual Fixed Asset posting of type Acquisition. When trying to post the error 'Posting date DD.MM.YYYY must be in fiscal year AAAA for fixed asset BBB' appears.

(DD.MM.YYYY - Posting Date

AAAA - Different Fiscal Year from Posting Date

BBB - Fixed Asset ID)

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Fixed Asset work center.
  2. Go to the Fixed Asset view.
  3. Select Fixed Asset BBB.
  4. Click Manual Postings Manual - Acquisition.
  5. Input Posting Date DD.MM.YYYY.
  6. Add remaining needed data.
  7. Click Post.

The error 'Posting date DD.MM.YYYY must be in fiscal year AAAA for fixed asset BBB' appears.

Cause

The Capitalization Date of the Fixed Asset is in a fiscal year after the fiscal year of the Posting Date.

Resolution

If the posting needs to be done on the Date DD.MM.YYYY, the Capitalization Date needs to be set to this Date as well.

  1. Go to the Fixed Asset work center.
  2. Go to the Fixed Asset view.
  3. Select Fixed Asset BBB.
  4. Click Edit - Master Data.
  5. Go to the Life Cycle Data tab.
  6. Change the Capitalization Date to DD.MM.YYYY.
  7. Press Save.

This time, no error will be raised when posting the acquisition. 

Keywords

 Fixed Asset, Acquisition, Posting Date, Must Be in Fiscal Year , KBA , fixed asset , acquisition , posting date , must be in fiscal year , SRD-FIN-FA , Fixed Assets , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions