2369296 - Cannot use output tax code in (return) purchase order (message 06164) | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2369296 - Cannot use output tax code in (return) purchase order (message 06164)

Symptom

You want to enter an output (sales) tax code in a purchase order (PO) item e.g. in ME21N or ME22N, but the system raises the error 06164 "Please enter an input tax code, not an output tax code".
The behavior is the same in case the PO is a returns PO.


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Environment

Materials Management (MM)

SAP R/3

SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7

SAP ERP Core Component

SAP ERP

SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP

SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA

Product

SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP R/3 Enterprise all versions ; SAP R/3 all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions

Keywords

EKPO-MWSKZ , Vorsteuer , Vorsteuerkennzeichen , Ausgangssteuer  , Ausgangssteuerkennzeichen , 06164 , 06 164 , input tax code, output tax code , sales , purchasing , returns , return , PO ,  ME21N ME22N , KBA , MM-PUR-PO , Purchase Orders , MM-PUR-GF-RET , Returns , MM-PUR-GF-TAX , Taxes , Problem

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