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2648712 - Error: 'The Selected per Diem Region is not Valid for Specified Validity Period' When Adding a Per Diem Rate in Business Configuration

Symptom

When trying to add a new per diem rate for a new region in the Business Configuration, you receive the error 'The Selected Per Diem Region is not Valid for Specified Validity Period'

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Business Configuration Workcenter.
  2. Use the Overview View.
  3. Open the activity Per Diem Rates for Meals - Germany.
  4. Edit per diem rates for meals.
  5. Add the settlement for instance German Settlement.
  6. Choose the country, for instance, United Arab Emirates.
  7. Choose the Region, for instance Dubai.
  8. Enter a validity from date and the rate.

You receive the error: 'The Selected Per Diem Region is not Valid for Specified Validity Period'.

Cause

The validity of a region depends on the validity of the per diem rates of the respective government and if there are none then you will receive this error message.

Resolution

This is expected system behavior.

Keywords

per diem, Verpflegungspauschale, unternehmensspeziefisch, company specific rates, Ausgewählte Pauschalregion für angegebenen Gültigkeitszeitraum ungültig, Business Configuration, betriebswirtschaftliche Konfiguration, Expenses, Travel , KBA , SRD-FIN-ERM , Travel and Expense Management , LOD-TEM-ER-COR , Core BOs - Expense Report, Expense Arrangement , Problem

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1802 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1808 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1805