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2868128 - Error 'Sign settings for this type of depreciation for the valuation view 001 of the set of books AAA for the fixed asset BBB is set to '0' in the business configuration; hence this type of depreciation posting is not allowed for this valuation view' Occurs When Posting Manual Depreciation

Symptom

You need to do manual depreciation for fixed asset BBB(BBB represents the ID of fixed asset), but when posting, the system reports an error 'Sign settings for this type of depreciation for the valuation view 001 of the set of books AAA for the fixed asset BBB is set to '0' in the business configuration; hence this type of depreciation posting is not allowed for this valuation view'.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Fixed Assets work center.
  2. Go to Fixed Assets view.
  3. Search BBB.
  4. Select Fixed Asset ID BBB and click on Manual Posting->Manual Depreciation.
  5. Input Set of Books as AAA, Depreciation Type as 2 - Special Depreciation and other required parameters.
  6. Click on Post.
  7. Error 'Sign settings for this type of depreciation for the valuation view 001 of the set of books AAA for the fixed asset BBB is set to '0' in the business configuration; hence this type of depreciation posting is not allowed for this valuation view' occurs.

Cause

Regarding fixed asset BBB, for set of books AAA and depreciation method L010-Str.-line from acq.value to 0, it is not possible to post special depreciation.

For every fixed asset, there are specific sign rules. These rules determine what kind of transactions can be completed, for example, Permitted Value Range e.g.: + Only Positive value range, - Only negative value range, * Positive or negative values permitted.

The settings that are against fixed asset BBB for set of books AAA and depreciation method L010 do not allow either positive or negative postings.

Resolution

You can view the settings that are against a fixed asset by following the below steps:

  1. Go to Fixed Assets work center.
  2. Go to Fixed Assets view.
  3. Search BBB.
  4. Select Fixed Asset BBB and click on Edit-> Values.
  5. Select Set of Books AAA.
  6. Click on Values and select Explain Values.
  7. A PDF document 'Fixed Assets Depreciation Trace' is generated.
  8. Open the PDF document and find Sign Rules. Here you can see the rule for Special Depreciation = 0. This means that Special Depreciation is not permitted.

Keywords

Fixed Asset, Sign rule, depreciation , KBA , SRD-FIN-FA , Fixed Assets , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions