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1925275 - Unable to see an Option to Charge Cost to Partner Companies in Intercompany Scenario


You want to know how to charge a partner company for each item in the intercompany supplier invoice.


For each direct posting process in the intercompany scenario, there are settings to be done in Business Configuration work center.

In order to cost the partner company, you need to enable the companies under the Activity Direct Postings for Partner Companies. In this process, you can enter different companies in the different line items of the supplier invoice. The system will create intercompany receivables and payables automatically. When making your decision about whether to implement this process, bear in mind that no taxes will be charged to the partner companies.

Check the posting rules for intercompany supplier invoices and enable your companies for use in this process. Kindly follow the below steps to maintain the partner companies;

  1. Go to the Business configuration work center.
  2. Go to the Fine Tune activity.
  3. Select the activity Direct Posting to Partner Companies.
  4. Select Intercompany Supplier Invoice.
  5. Select the link Enable companies.
  6. Select Add Row.
  7. Maintain partner companies.
  8. Select Save and Activate.

Understand the Leading Companies and Partner Companies: The leading company is the company that triggers the intercompany process and owns the business document. The partner companies are the other group companies involved in the process. These companies are also referred to as follows within the various intercompany processes:

Intercompany Supplier Invoice:
Leading company = Buying company.
Partner company = Charge-To company.


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