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2630810 - Error "Reversal Not Possible Due to Existing Follow Up Vouchers" While Trying to Reverse and Repost to Another Period


An error is being received "Reversal not possible due to existing follow up vouchers" when trying to reverse and repost to another period a Goods and Services Receipt and / or a Warehouse Confirmation.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Goods and Services Receipts Work Center.
  2. Go to the Show by documents view under Receipts and Returns.
  3. Select Show All documents and find document ABC (ABC stands for Goods and Services Receipt ID).
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Click View All button.
  6. Click Document Flow.
  7. Open Journal Entry related to Goods and Services Receipts.
  8. Click You can Also button.
  9. On business transaction for accounting click Reverse and Repost to another Period.
  10. Fill information required and try to repost.
  11. Error message "Reversal not possible due to existing follow up vouchers" will be raised.


This is the current system design and it is not allowed to reverse and repost once the item is cleared with a GR/IR Run.


You need to check if Goods and Service Receipt (or Warehouse Confirmation) is already cleared with a GR/IR Run. If yes, you can cancel this Goods and Service Receipt (or Warehouse Confirmation) to a new period and create a new Goods and Service Receipt (or Warehouse Confirmation) for same Purchase Order. Then you can enter a new posting date for Goods and Service Receipt (or Warehouse Confirmation).


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