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2890528 - Error: No Valid Payment Method Exists in Payment Agreement, Payment Details Not Determined.

Symptom

You cannot process payment due to the following error messages:

"No valid payment method exists in payment agreement

Payment details not determined."

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Payables work center.
  2. Go to the Automatic Payments view.
  3. Search and select Payment ABC (ABC is the payment ID).
  4. The payment status is In Preparation.
  5. Click Edit.

You get the error message "Payment details not determined".

The payment date is DD/MM/YYYY.

The Payee is DEF (DEF is the payee ID/Name).

  1. Navigate to the Open Items tab.

Payment is assigned.

  1. Click Check.

You get the following error messages:

"No valid payment method exists in payment agreement

Payment details not determined."

Cause

The payee bank account data is not valid on the Payment Date.

You can check this as follows:

  1. Go to the Payables work center.
  2. Go to the Suppliers subview.
  3. Search and select Supplier DEF.
  4. Click Edit Financial Data.
  5. Navigate to the Bank Data subtab.

A Bank account is maintained and is valid until Unlimited.

  1. Click the User Icon on the right top side and select Start Personalisation Mode.
  2. Bring in the Row Valid From.
  3. Click Save and then Stop Personalisation mode.

The Valid from date is DD+N/MM/YYYY (DD+N is N days after the date DD of payment).

Resolution

You need to either change the payment date or the validity of the bank to process this payment.

You can change the validity of the bank account as follows:

  1. Go to the Payables work center.
  2. Go to the Suppliers subview.
  3. Search and select Supplier DEF.
  4. Click Edit Financial Data.
  5. Navigate to the Bank Data subtab.
  6. Check the Valid From and the Valid To columns.
  7. Adjust the validity period of the bank account details so that it is valid on the Payment date.

Note that the Valid From column is hidden per default. It can be displayed through the Personalize menu, at the top of the screen.

The personalization is user specific, if you wish to display the column to all users, use the adaptation mode.

Keywords

payment proposal; Zahlungsvorschalg; Zahlungsdetails ermitteln; Zahlung , KBA , SRD-FIN-ACP , Payables , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions