1630236 - Error Message: Account determination group is missing for product category While Assigning Expense Type to a Purchase Order

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1630236 - Error Message: Account determination group is missing for product category While Assigning Expense Type to a Purchase Order

Symptom

When you assign a Material as an Expense Item to a Purchase Order, system throws below error message:

Account determination group is missing for product category XYZ(where XYZ represents the product category ID)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Requests and Order work center.
  2. Select Purchase order view.
  3. Select New Purchase Order.
  4. Select Add Row button under Items section, and select item type as Expense.
  5. Select a Product, system throws above error message

Cause

you have not maintained the account determination group for product category XYZ of the Product.

Resolution

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select Open Activity List button.
  4. Select Fine Tune chevron
  5. Search for the activity Default Account Determination Group for Product Categories and select Open button.
  6. Select add row button and add the required product category Id and its respective account determination group.
  7. Select save and close button.

Keywords

KBA , AP-PRP , Purchase Request Processing , Product Enhancement

Product

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