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2576439 - General Tax Number For Country Austria Not Valid

Symptom

When maintaining a General Tax Number for the Country Austria you get an Error Messge that the Tax Registration Number is not valid. This is only valid for the Country AT - Austria.

Environment

All ByDesign Versions, Silverlight as well as HTML5.

Reproducing the Issue

1. Go to the Tax Management Work Center.
2. Switch to the Company Tax Arrangements View.
3. Highlight the Company ID XXX (where XXX represents the Company ID in question) for the country of the Tax Authority Austria.
4. Press Edit.
5. Switch to the tab Company Tax Arrangements.
6. Change to the tab Tax Numbers.
7. Press Add Row.
8. Select 2 - General Tax Number.
9. Enter Data in any format, e.g.: tax authority Innsbruck (81) and tax number (242/6575) so e.g.: 812426575 OR AT812426575.

You get an error message: Tax registration number not valid.

Cause

You need to maintain only the seven digits of the Tax Number, not the 2 digits of the Tax Authority. The Tax Authority will then be derived automatically.

Resolution

1. Go to the Tax Management Work Center.
2. Switch to the Company Tax Arrangements View.
3. Highlight Company ID XXX country of the Tax Authority Austria.
4. Press Edit.
5. Switch to the tab Company Tax Arrangements.
6. Choose the tab Tax Numbers.
7. Press Add Row.
8. Select 2 - General Tax Number.
9. Enter a seven digit Tax Number e.g. 2426575 (see example above).

You can see that in Header Finanzamt Innsbruck is displayed automatically.

See Also

KBA 2407500

Keywords

Tax registration number not valid; general tax number Austria; company tax arrangements , KBA , SRD-FIN-TAX , Tax Management , Problem

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1802