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1779246 - Unable to Post Supplier Invoice Because of Missing Account Determination for Position Type External Service Provision


You are unable to post a supplier invoice created with a service item  assigned to a Project task because of an error message: Account determination is missing for position type External Service Provision.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Select New Invoice Without Purchase Order.
  3. Fill in all the details and select the Post button.


The account determination group for Position Type External Service Provision is not maintained for Services.


The product category ABC used in supplier invoice.

Maintain the account determination group for the services product is AAA (EX: 5000 services).

Specify account determination in chart of accounts XXX (EX: German Chart of Accounts SKR04) and account determination profile YYY (EX:IDL4). Column Path Costs->Service->Expenses for External Services, Position Type External Service Provision. 


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