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1932817 - Error While Posting Supplier Invoice: Only one tax rate allowed


You are trying to post a supplier invoice and the following error message appears on the screen.

Example: Only one tax rate allowed for tax type Sales And Use Tax and rate type Standard (country United States).

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Go to the Invoices and Credit Memos view.
  3. Select the relevant Supplier Invoice.
  4. Navigate to the Exceptions tab.
  5. Or select the Check button.


Pre-requisite: Open the affected business document and note the tax country, tax date, jurisdiction code/region, tax type and the rate % for all items.

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select the Overview.
  3. Select the activity Tax on Goods and Services.
    -if the country is US, choose Tax on Goods and services-US -> Define Sales Tax Rate Schedules.
    -if the country is Canada, choose Tax on Goods and Services- Canada.

The tax rate for a given tax date might be different in the affected document and the fine tuning business configuration.

  1. Change the Tax Date of Line Item.
  2. Now system shows an Exception: Tax amount xxx differs from calculated tax amount xxx.
  3. Select Calculate Total Amounts from the Actions button.
  4. Now the status of the Invoice changes to Ready for Posting.


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


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