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1877008 - Error in Supplier Invoice: Cannot find account determination group for product category

Symptom

When trying to post invoices to the G/L Account "Product Category" you get the following errors:

- Error1

Cannot find account determination group for product category 'xxx'

Message Class /SRMAP/CM_LSIV_SYNC_FIN_SP (FIA_EXPENSE_UTIL:002)

- Error2

Posting of invoice not possible due to error in financial accounting

Message Class /SRMAP/CM_LSIV_SIV_SP (/SRMAP/LSIV_SIV:394)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the 'Supplier Invoicing' work center.
  2. Go to the 'Invoices and Credit memos' view.
  3. Show 'All Documents' 
  4. Find invoice 'xxx' and click 'Go'.
  5. Click 'Edit'.
  6. Click 'Check'.
  7. Error Message occurs.

Cause

This can happen when the default account determination group is not maintained in the business configuration for this product category.

Resolution

  1. Go to the 'Business Configuration' work center
  2. Select the 'Implementation Project'.
  3. Click 'Open Activity list'
  4. Go to the 'Fine Tune' Tab
  5. Search for 'Default Account Determination Group for Product Categories'.
  6. Maintain the default account determination group for product category.

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