Customizing the Rules for changing SAP Posted Documents- Document Header and Line Item Fields

  Perhaps we should start by mentioning that making changes to posted accounting documents are discouraged. Indeed, SAP already made sure that certain fields could not be changed after document posting. Such fields are central to understanding the story being told by the document, and the whole story will be distorted once they are tempered […]

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Legacy Asset Transfer in SAP via T_Code AS91

  As the name implies, legacy asset transfer is the transfer or migration of assets from a source(s) other than the target system. Meaning transfer of assets records currently residing in a legacy system (or manually maintained) to a new (target) system. Either through a new implementation or for other reasons, an organization may have […]

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Deleting Fixed Assets Master and Transaction Data in company code

  Consider this: You are carrying out a fixed asset migration during your implementation project, and needed to do several iterations of data loads, it may become necessary to delete one iteration in order to carry out another load. Three scenarios may arise:   1) You may need to delete only the asset transaction data […]

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Deleting a Payment Order in SAP

  Consider this scenario: After executing the payment program and generating the payment order, you realize that something is wrong with the payment and that the payment should be cancelled.   Understanding a Payment Order   Usually when you execute a payment run, payment documents are generated, posted and open items are cleared. In this […]

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Reversing asset and depreciation documents in closed periods

  Assume for a particular fixed asset, that you have made asset and depreciation postings over more than one reporting year. Assume also that at least one of those periods has been closed for postings, including in the asset module. For a valid reason, you have a requirement to reverse transactions posted on this asset. […]

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Vendor/Customer Balances Netting off Process in SAP

  It is not an uncommon practice that organizations deal with some Business Partners in both sales and purchase transactions, and therefore, those Business Partners become both Customers and Vendors respectively, in the books of those organizations. Consequently, at any point in time such entities may be having both Debits (Representing sales transactions) and credits […]

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SAP Foreign Currency Valuation Process

  It is common practice for organizations to conduct transactions in currencies different from their local/company code currency. This is what is referred to as Foreign Currency Transaction. Where open items denominated in foreign currency exist at a key date (meaning weekly, monthly or yearly closing date), then they have to be evaluated to determine […]

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Other Special G/L Transactions- Guarantees, payment requests, and creation of own Special G/L Transactions

  Apart from the down payment and the down payment request discussed in the last blog post, other special G/L Transactions exist. In this week’s post, as promised, we will discuss the part 2 of our series on SAP Special G/L Transactions. We will discuss:   a) Guarantees and payment requests b) Creation of own […]

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Configuration of SAP Special G/L Transactions

  Special G/L transactions are special transactions in accounts receivable and accounts payable that are recorded in the General Ledger in alternative reconciliation accounts instead of the normal Vendor/Customer reconciliation accounts. We usually make use of Special G/L Transactions to take care of business process requirements of down payments, retentions, guarantees etc. In this post […]

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