1913459 - Purchase Order Currency Changes When Creating Purchase Invoice

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1913459 - Purchase Order Currency Changes When Creating Purchase Invoice

Symptom

 The currency for a Purchase Order in the Supplier Invoicing workcenter is ABC but when you try to create a new invoice with respect to that purchase order it will automatically take the currency as XYZ instead of ABC.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing workcenter.
  2. Go to the Invoice Entry view.
  3. Select All Orders in the drop down show list and select your Purchase Order
  4. Select Go - It shows the currency ABC.
  5. Select New invoice.

The system automatically picks currency XYZ.

Cause

This happens when an invoice was already posted for this Purchase Order with a deviating currency -you can check this in the Document Flow tab of the Purchase Order

The system then proposes the same currency for all subsequent Invoices.

The idea behind this behaviour is that the currency the supplier uses in his invoices may be different from the currency of the purchase order and the system assumes that a supplier always creates his invoices with the same currency.

Resolution

This is only a proposed default currency when the invoice is created and the field can be edited manually if needed.

Keywords

KBA , AP-SIP , Supplier Invoice Processing , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1308 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1311 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711