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2626432 - Cost of Goods Sold not Reduced by Supplier Credit Memo


You have created a supplier credit memo, however it has not reflected in the cost of goods sold amount.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Analytics work center.
  2. Go to Design Reports view.
  3. Open Profit Overview by Key Figure
  4. Fill in the required data in order to find the cost of goods sold for the sales order.
  5. Execute the report.

The cost of goods sold is not as expected. It should be a reduced the amount due to supplier credit memo posting.


The credit memo posting is not going to the sales ledger.


You need to make the cost distribution in the credit memo referring to the relevant sales order, then the cost of goods sold is reduced accordingly.

In order to check the cost distribution, you may:

  1. Open the supplier credit memo.
  2. Click View All.
  3. Go to Items tab.
  4. Click the Cost Distribution tab.

The account assignment type should be SLS - Sales Order with reference to the required sales order.


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