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1928790 - Error Messages in Supplier Invoice; Item: Determination of withholding tax code failed for country China tax event Liable to withholding

Symptom

You are unable to create a new Supplier Invoice because of the error messages: Withholding tax classification for partner XYZ missing.
Item: Withholding tax classification for product ABC missing Item: Determination of withholding tax code failed for country China tax event Liable to withholding

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Select Invoice Entry view.
  3. Select the Purchase order and select the New Invoice button.
  4. Now system displays the above error message on the new invoice screen.

Cause

In every transaction, the system considers two withholding tax types for the country China.

Resolution

For country China, you have to maintain two tax types in the Supplier master record, Product master record and in the fine-tuning activity Withholding tax-China.

Since you maintained two tax types in the fine-tuning activity, the system displays error messages regarding the product and the supplier used in the Supplier invoice.

Keywords

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

Product

SAP Business ByDesign 1711