2090573 - Activity Field is Mandatory for Per Diem Rates in Fine Tune Activity Combined Per Diem Rates for Meal and Lodging .

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2090573 - Activity Field is Mandatory for Per Diem Rates in Fine Tune Activity Combined Per Diem Rates for Meal and Lodging .

Symptom

You are using Combined Per Diem Rates for Meal and Lodging for Country Version Italy .

You have created a new Per Diem Region France-Paris and the Expense Report does not take into consideration the Per Diem rates for Region France-Paris rather than Expense Report takes the default Per Diem Rates for Italy Country Version.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Travel and Expenses work center.
  2. Go to the Travel and Expenses view.
  3. Choose Claim Travel Expenses.
  4. Enter the details E.g., Purpose, Start and End Dates.
  5. Choose the Country as France and Region as France, Paris.
  6. Check out the Claim Meals Per Diem Check box.

You could see the Default Per Diem Rates in the Expense Report.

In order to check the Per Diem Rates maintained kindly follow the below steps:

  1. Go to the Business Configuration Work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the relevant Project and then Choose Open Activity List.
  4. Open the fine-tuning activity Combined Per Diem Rates for Meal and Lodging.
  5. Choose Open and go to Edit Per Diem rates for Meals.
  6. Go to the Company-Specific Rates tab.

You observe that Per Diem Rates are maintained for Country for E. g. France against Italy Country version.
You also maintained Per Diem Rates for Per Diem Region France -Paris.

Cause

Expense Report does take into consideration of Per Diem Rates based on Per Diem Region as the Activity field is left blank.

Resolution

If the Expense Report needs to take into consideration of Per Diem Rates based on Per Diem Region the Activity field should be maintained under Company Specific Rates tab.

  1. Go to the Business Configuration Work center.
  2. Go to the Implementation Projects View.
  3. Select the Project and then choose Open Activity List.
  4. Open the fine-tuning activity Combined Per Diem Rates for Meal and Lodging.
  5. Choose Open and Go to Edit per diem rates for meals.
  6. Go to Company-Specific Rates tab.
  7. Give the Country version,Country,Per Diem Region and also the Activity.

Once the Activity field is filled,the Expense Report will show the Per Diem Rates based on Per Diem Region.

Keywords

KBA , AP-RC-BCT , Business Config. Tools (SAP Business ByDesign , How To

Product

SAP Cloud for Travel and Expense 1411 ; SAP Cloud for Travel and Expense 1502