1977309 - Difference of Total Tax Amount Between VAT Return and VAT / Sales Tax Calculation – Details Report

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1977309 - Difference of Total Tax Amount Between VAT Return and VAT / Sales Tax Calculation – Details Report

Symptom

Total Tax Amount varies from VAT Return and VAT/ Sales Tax Calculation -Details

Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to the Tax Management work center.
2. Select the VAT Returns view.
3. Select the option Tax Returns In Preparation in the Show field and click on the Go button.
4. Select your desired Tax Return ID and click on the View button and go to Overview tab. Check the Total Tax Amount, and note down this figure.
5. Go to the Tax Management work center.
6. Select the Reports Lists View.
7. Select the Report VAT / Sales Tax Calculation – Details and you can see the posted Tax Amount is different from the Total Tax Amount above.

Cause

Difference of Total Tax Amount between VAT / Sales Tax Calculation – Details Report and VAT Return is due to these corresponding clearing documents. The VAT Return is created before the above clearing documents are created. So that is the reason why those documents have not been reported in the VAT Return.


Resolution

Now if you delete the existing VAT Return and schedule the VAT Run for the same period then these documents will get picked up and there should be no difference of Total Tax Amount between VAT Return and VAT / Sales Tax Calculation – Details Report.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-FIN-TAX , Tax Management , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions