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2573381 - Journal Entries With no Postings in G/L Account and With no Amount


You noticed that a Customer Clearing XY generated a Journal Entry XXXXXX, with no GL Account or Amount associated.

Also, if you check the Accounting Notification, you will see that it does not have Tax Items and so the deferred Taxes are not activated.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to General Ledger Work Center.
  2. Under Journal Entries subview select Journal Entries.
  3. Open the Journal Entry XXXXXX.


Deferred Taxes are not posted for Mexico when the payment is made via check. The reason for the deferred Taxes not being activate, is because, for the Clearing XY, in the Tax Register no clearing items have been created for the invoice with the clearing ID XY.

This is the expected behavior for Mexico.


Only once a check is confirmed and then a Tax Adjustment run is run (VAT Run, with the Run type as Tax Adjustment), you will see Tax Adjustment created for this item, which will post the document.

For perform the Tax Adjustments, please follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Work Center Tax Management.
  2. Under Common Tasks select New Tax Return.
  3. Select a Tax Return Arrangement ID.
  4. In the From and To date, you must includes the invoice check dates.
  5. Run type must be Tax Adjustments.
  6. Click Save, and click Set to Active.
  7. Click Schedule and then click Save and Close once the option Start Immediately is marked.
  8. Note down the Tax Return Run ID.
  9. Go to Work Center Tax Management.
  10. Select Tax Adjustments under Tax Return.
  11. Find the VAT Return Run created and mark it.
  12. Click the Tax Adjustments ID entry of the marked row.
  13. On the Tax Adjustment Overview, the Deferred Tax is checked and once you expand the tax item it should be unchecked in the expanded line.
  14. Perform check 2 by clicking Journal Entry ID of the tax adjustment.

All taxes should be posted to deferred accounts. The deferred taxes should be cleared against paid taxes.


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