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2584081 - You encounter Error in Supplier Invoice: Receipt Date is Before Document Date


When you are trying to post Supplier Invoice, you encounter error:"Receipt date is before document date".


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center
  2. Select view Invoices and Credit Memos
  3. Search for the relevant invoice
  4. Select Check or Post
  5. Error encountered: Receipt date is before document date


The Receipt date should not be before the document date(invoice date).


Enter the date that is on the invoice document received from the Invoicing party, which also means Receipt Date and Invoice Date should be same.


Invoice date, Receipt date,Document Date,Exception , KBA , AP-SIP-SIV , Supplier Invoice , Problem


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