2162018 - Project Incurred Cost Is Posed To Wrong G/L Account.

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2162018 - Project Incurred Cost Is Posed To Wrong G/L Account.

Symptom

In the Project Cost and Revenue by Project Structure report the ITD Planned Cost is posted to the G/L Account External Activities but  ITD Incurred Cost is posted to the G/L Account Cost of Sales.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Project management Work Center.
  2. Select the Reports List View.
  3. Select the Report Project Cost and Revenue by Project Structure.
  4. Open the report and run with the Project XYZ.
  5. Pull the G/L Account into the rows here you will see  ITD Incurred Cost is posed to the G/L Account Cost of Sales instead G/L Account External Activities.

Cause

New Posting Logic in the Scoping which direct the systems - Do you want to post the costs for sales documents to expense accounts instead of Cost of Goods Sold?
That is the reason it is still getting posted to the Cost of Sales account i.e. Cost of Goods Sold account.

Steps to correct the posting Logic:

1) Go to the Business Configuration work center
2) Click on the Overview.
3) Find Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination and click on the Go button.
4) Select Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination - with the status – In Scope and Immediate Change Possible.
5) Click on Next  and go to the Review Questions and then click on Financial and Management Accounting- > General Ledger ->General Ledger- > select the Question Do you want to post the costs for sales documents to expense accounts instead of Cost of Goods Sold?  - Check it and then finally click on the Confirmation button.

Once the above mentioned changes are performed you can see in the report  Project Cost and Revenue by Project Structure project expense  ITD Incurred Cost is posed to the G/L Account Cost of Sales instead G/L Account External Activities.

Resolution

Standard system behavior.

Keywords

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Product

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