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2807279 - Error Message: Exchange Rate Changed Since Payment was Selected While Posting Payment Allocation

Symptom

You are recieving an error message while posting the payment allocation.

Exchange rate changed since payment was selected
To avoid inconsistencies, re-select the payment

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Payment Management work center.
  2. Go to the Payment Allocations view.
  3. Select and edit the relevant payment allocation.
  4. Click on Post and you can see the below error message:

Exchange rate changed since payment was selected
To avoid inconsistencies, re-select the payment

Cause

The issue is due to there is a change in the Exchange Rate during the payment process of Invoice.

For Example:

You have posted an invoice in Transaction currency(ex:EUR) on 01.01.2019 and Company currency is USD.

Exchange rate is 1 EUR = 0.85 USD on 01.01.2019

You have cleared the invoice with outgoing bank transfer on 10.01.2019. (Exchange rate is same)

You have included the payment in bank transfer on 31.01.2019 (Exchange rate is 1 EUR = 0.90 USD on 31.01.2019) and there is a difference in the amount, which need to be allocated separately. Hence, system shows the above error message.

 

Resolution

You need to follow the below steps to reselect the payment:

  1. Go to the Payment Management work center.
  2. Go to the Payment Allocations view.
  3. Select and edit the relevant payment allocation.
  4. Go to 
  5. Remove the
  6. Reselect the
  7. Click Post tab and you can see the below error message:
  8. Payment amount not allocated completely; check the open amount.
  9. Click Assign on Account Payment tab.
  10. Enter Payment Amount and Click ok.
  11. Click Post tab.

 

Keywords

Payment allocation, Exchange rate changed, Payment , KBA , AP-PAY-PAL , Payment Allocation , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions