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2266283 - Error Message: "Business Residence Not Determined For Goods And Services Receipt Item"


While creating a New Goods and Service Receipt, system throws the error message: Business residence not determined for goods and services receipt item.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Goods and Services Receipts work center.
  2. Choose Purchase Orders to Be Delivered view.
  3. Choose Show by Documents subview.
  4. Search purchase order XYZ.
  5. Choose New Goods and Service Receipt option.
  6. Choose Save or Post.
  7. System triggers the error.


The Purchase Order Account Assignment for this item is a project and the respective project responsible unit is not marked as Cost Center, hence the system is unable to determine the Business Residence.


Follow below steps to resolve this issue;

  1. Go to Organization Management workcenter.
  2. Select Org Structures view.
  3. Highlight the Org Unit and select Edit button.
  4. Select the current Org Unit (Project responsible org unit).
  5. Go to Definitions tab.
  6. Select Cost Center check box.


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