1835893 - Error Message: Only Cost/Expense Account Permitted with Assignment to Cost Center for all Records Pertaining to GL Account XYZ

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1835893 - Error Message: Only Cost/Expense Account Permitted with Assignment to Cost Center for all Records Pertaining to GL Account XYZ

Symptom

Error Message: Only cost/expense account permitted with assignment to cost center for all records pertaining to GL account during import simulation of G/L account balances.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the project.
  4. Select the Open Activity List button.
  5. Navigate to Integrate and Extend tab.
  6. Find activity Migration of Accounting Transaction Data.
  7. Select the hyperlink to Migrate accounting transaction data using the migration tool.
  8. Upload the loaded template.
  9. Select the Execute Migration button.

Cause

Issue is caused because the account XYZ is not of type COSEXP - Costs or expenses

Ideally, for an account to post to a Cost Center, it has to be a cost account.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, kindly perform the below steps:

  1. Go to General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to General Ledger Accounts view.
  3. Select Advanced search.
  4. Choose Company and Set of Books before you query the list.
  5. Select G/L Account XYZ.
  6. Select Edit and then Chart of Accounts.
  7. In the details table find XYZ.
  8. Change the G/L account type to COSEXP(Cost or Expenses)
  9. Save and Close.

Keywords

KBA , AP-RC-BCT , Business Config. Tools (SAP Business ByDesign , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702