1961382 - Is it Possible to Convert a Private Account to Corporate Account or Vice Versa?

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1961382 - Is it Possible to Convert a Private Account to Corporate Account or Vice Versa?

Symptom

You have a requirement to convert a Private Account into a Corporate Account or vice versa but couldn't able to find such a option in the system.

Resolution

It is not possible to convert a Private Account to Corporate Account or Corporate Account to Private Account because, a Private Account is a Business Partner Person which represents a single person whereas Corporate Account is a Business Partner Organization which represents the group/organization.

Hence, these two are completely two different entities which cannot be merged or covertable.

Keywords

KBA , AP-BP-BPT , Business Partner Template , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708