2540385 - 'Tax Payment is inconsistent. Release of tax payment fails. Payment cannot be made: payment data missing: enter data for XYZ and XXX' Error Message Thrown Upon Posting a Tax Payment

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2540385 - 'Tax Payment is inconsistent. Release of tax payment fails. Payment cannot be made: payment data missing: enter data for XYZ and XXX' Error Message Thrown Upon Posting a Tax Payment

Symptom

You are creating a New Tax Payment and the following errors are raised when you click Post:

'Tax Payment is inconsistent'

'Release of tax payment fails'

'Payment cannot be made: payment data missing: enter data for XYZ (Company) and XXX (Tax Authority ID)'

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Tax Management work center.
  2. Go to Common Tasks view.
  3. Show New Tax Payment.
  4. Input data:
    • Tax Return Arrangement ID: ABC.
    • Tax Payment Type: Tax Payment.
  5. Under Tax Payments tab, select the Tax Return ID YY.
  6. Click Post.

Error messages are thrown:

'Tax Payment is inconsistent'

'Release of tax payment fails'

'Payment cannot be made: payment data missing: enter data for XYZ (Company) and XXX (Tax Authority ID)'

Cause

These errors are raised when there is no Payment or Bank Data maintained on Financial Data of the Tax Authority ID XXX.

Resolution

You need to maintain the complete Financial Data on Tax Authority XXX. To do so, please follow below steps:

  1. Go to Tax Management work center.
  2. Go to Tax Authorities view.
  3. Go to Tax Authorities sub-view.
  4. Find Tax Authority ID XXX.
  5. Click Edit > Financial Data.
  6. Go to Payment Data sub-tab.
  7. Maintain information on Payment Methods.
  8. Go to Bank Data sub-tab.
  9. Maintain information on Bank Accounts.

As a result, you will be able to post the Tax Payment.

Keywords

KBA , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708