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2121740 - Down Payment Clearing restrictions for MM invoices - SAP ERP & SAP S/4HANA


  • User wants to receive a MM invoice via EDI or post a MM invoice with prepayment functionality. For these scenarios, User wants to use Down Payment Clearing function to clear down payments posted with reference to a purchase order directly in Logistics Invoice Verification (without going to the relevant financial accounting transactions). However, User is unable to use this function for these scenarios.

  • In SFW1 transaction, the Switch MM_SFWS_CI_01 is active (business function LOG_MMFI_P2P).

  • Message "Down-payments for purchase order & & exist" - M8318 is activated to be issued in the system. This message can be controlled via BAdI MRM_DOWNPAYMENT.

  • Down Payment Clearing functionality is not available for BAPI_INCOMINGINVOICE_CREATE and BAPI_INCOMINGINVOICE_CREATE1.

  • By selecting the planned delivery cost from the invoice line item among material item, and clicking DP clearing button system will issue error M8_2031 (No down payments are available for active items).

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  • Materials Management (MM)
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA


SAP ERP Central Component all versions ; SAP ERP all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA all versions


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