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2614888 - No Tax Return Type Available in Tax Return Arrangements of Tax Authority in Argentina or Brazil


You have created a Tax Authority for country Argentina or Brazil.
You try to maintain the Tax Return Arrangements but it is not possible to select the Tax Return Types.
In the Tax Return Type column the selection value help displays 'No items found'.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Tax Management work center.
  2. Go to the Tax Authorities view.
  3. Select the Tax Authority for country Argentina or Brazil and click the Edit button.
  4. Select the Company Tax Arrangements tab.
  5. Open the Tax Return Arrangements subtab.
  6. Click on Add Row.
  7. In the first column enter a Tax Return Arrangement ID.
  8. Open the Tax Return Type drop down menu.
    Note: No Items found is displayed.


This is the standard system beheaviour.


The countries Argentina and Brazil are created as tax countries in SAP Business ByDesign with only 2 Tax Events/Codes for tax calculation:

1. Non-taxable Sales.
2. Non-taxable Purchase.

As there is no tax calculation in place, these countries are not mapped to Tax Return.

See Also

Please, also refer to KBA 2144352 for further information.


Tax Management
Tax Arrangement
Tax Return
Tax Authority , KBA , SRD-FIN-TAX , Tax Management , Problem


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