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2887774 - Error: Amount ABC is too high; only DEF exist on account GHI for supplier JKL

Symptom

When posting manual journal entry voucher, error occurs 'Amount ABC is too high; only DEF exist on account GHI for supplier JKL'

Environment

SAP Business Bydesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to General Ledger
  2. Go to New Journal Entry Voucher
  3. Enter the relevant values in the manual journal entry voucher
  4. Click Post

Then Error occurs 'Amount ABC is too high; only DEF exist on account GHI for supplier JKL' (The amount ABC is higher than the amount DEF)

Cause

The amount you attempt to debit simply does not exist on the GL account. And for the set of books of such posting , negative postings are not allowed. So it is not allowed to post this journal entry voucher.

Resolution

You can check the open amount on the account by

  1. Go to Payables
  2. Go to Supplier Accounts
  3. Search and view supplier account JKL
  4. Check the open items
  5. Open the relevent Journal Entries with open amount on G/L account GHI
  6. Sum up the amounts of G/L ccount GHI  
  7. You will see that the current amount on G/L account is DEF

You can check whether the set of book is allowed for negative postings by

  1. Go to General Ledger
  2. Go to Sets of Books and Assigned Companies
  3. Find the relevant set of books and company
  4. In the details, you can see whether the 

To solve this, you can either change the amount to DEF other than ABC, or add further open items to the suppliers so you can debit the amount.

Keywords

Manual journal entry voucher; Amount is too high; only exist on account for supplier , KBA , AP-ACC , Business ByDesign: Financial Accounting , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions