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1932924 - Error: 'Tax Reporting Unit Of Down Payment Differs From Those Of Other Items.'

Symptom

You are not able to clear a customer invoice with down payment because of the error messages:'Tax reporting unit of down payment differs from those of other items.'

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Receivables work center.
  2. Go to Customer Accounts view.
  3. Choose any customer and click on View.
  4. In the Trade Receivables tab, show Open Items.
  5. You can see a customer invoice and a down payment with the same account.
  6. Select these two items and choose Clear Manually.
  7. In the new manual clearing screen, the customer invoice is automatically unchecked, and the system gives the error message:

          'Tax reporting unit of down payment differs from those of other items.'

 

Cause

You cannot clear the documents against each other when the tax reporting units are different from each document.

Resolution

System will determine tax reporting unit automatically based on whether the items are goods or services. In order to overcome this issue you can follow either of these options:

  1. Cancel and create new invoice which will match and equals the tax reporting unit of downpayment.

 or.

  1. Go to Customer Invoicing/Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Show All Documents.
  3. Find Document ID XXX (where XXX stands for the deviating payment).
  4. Click on Cancel.

The system creates a cancellation document and changes the status of the original invoice document to canceled.

  1. Go to Customer Invoicing/Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Select New Manual Invoice / New Invoice Without Purchase Order under common tasks.
  3. Fill the required before posting.

Sales Process

  1. For goods, the system determines the TRU from the Ship-from location.
  2. For services, the system determines the TRU from the Bill-from party/ Invoicing Unit.
  3. For projects and third party shipments, TRU is determined from Bill-from party /Invoicing unit.

Purchase Process

  1. For goods, the system determines the TRU from the Ship-to location.
  2. For services, the system determines the TRU from the Bill-to party.

Now you can select the correct Ship from/to,Invoicing unit etc., as required to match the same party of your downpayment has and clear the invoice with downpayment.

 If the TRU in the invoice is correct you can follow the below option to correct the TRU in downpayment

     1. Cancel the downpayment and create new downpayment by cautiously selecting the party which will match TRU of your invoice

See Also

Refer to the help center document "Multiple Tax Registration – India" for the details on how tax reporting unit is determined for goods and services.

Keywords

GST India, Tax Reporting Unit Of Down Payment Differs From Those Of Other Items, tax, supplier, customer , KBA , SRD-FIN-ACR , Receivables , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1802 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1805