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2013755 - Fiscal Year Variant Cannot be Changed


You want to change the Fiscal Year Variant of the current Fiscal Year, which is already in use.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select project ABC.
  4. Click Open Activity List button.
  5. Click Integrate and Extend tab.
  6. Search for Set of Books activity.
  7. Select Set of Books 9999.
  8. Click Edit button.
  9. Change Fiscal Year Variant field.


Changing Fiscal Year Variant would lead to severe inconsistencies in the system and would lead to the fact the Financial Reporting would no longer work.

This change cannot be performed.


This change can be performed just for a new Fiscal Year, derived from a new Set of Books which would be using the desired Fiscal Year Variant.


KBA , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , How To


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