2500640 - Following Error Occus When Saving a Customer invoice:'Save not possible,document numbering rule missing for India.'

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2500640 - Following Error Occus When Saving a Customer invoice:'Save not possible,document numbering rule missing for India.'

Symptom

You receive the following error when saving a Customer Invoice: Save not possible,document numbering rule missing for India.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Customer Invoicing work center.
  2. Select the Invoice Requests view.
  3. Select invoice request XYZ (XYZ represents ID of the invoice request).
  4. Choose the Invoice button then select the Save button.

the followinig error message occurs: Save not possible,document numbering rule missing for India.

Cause

You have not maintained the document numbering rule for country India with the GSTIN Number in the Business Configuration work center.

Resolution

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Select the Overview view.
  3. Search for the fine tuning activity Document Numbering Formats for Customer Invoicing.
  4. Select the activity and choose Change Immediately button.
  5. Open the Document Numbering Formats for India.
  6. Here you can see the parameters you have maintained for the identification of the Document Number Rule.
  7. Maintain a rule with following details:
    • Company: the seller used in invoice request XYZ
    • Tax Country: India
    • Document Type: Invoice
    • Sale Type: Use Bill of Sale or Tax Invoice for Intrastate and Interstate transactions or Service Invoice for Services.
    • Tax Registration Number: Maintain the GSTIN Number
    • Validity: Date of the invoice should fall between the validity period
  8. Save the changes.

Now you can create and release the invoice without any error.

Note: The explanation provided in the case document is only valid for the country India.

Keywords

KBA , AP-CI , Customer Invoice Processing , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions