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2660040 - Invoice Date Does Not Update Invoice Schedule Date


  • You create a Contract with Invoice Scheduling set on date for Schedule Line XX.
    ( represents the date chosen for the scheduling of the Invoice, XX represents one of the Schedule Lines).
  • The same date is taken over by the Scheduled Invoice Request.
  • You invoice the Request at an earlier date than
  • You notice Schedule Date is not updated accordingly.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Customer Invoicing work center.
  2. Go to the Invoice Requests view.
  3. Select Scheduled Invoice Request DEF (DEF stands for the ID of the request to be invoiced).
    Note that the date is
  4. Click Invoice.
  5. On the new Invoice screen, change the Invoice Date to an earlier date of at least a month.
  6. Save.
  1. Go to the Sales Orders work center.
  2. Go to the Contracts view.
  3. Select Contract XYZ (XYZ is the ID of the Contract with the Invoice Scheduling).
  4. Navigate to the Pricing and Invoicing tab.
  5. Navigate to the Invoice Schedule subtab.
  6. Select Line XX and Expand it.

The status of this Schedule Line is now Invoiced but the date remains


This is the expected system behavior.


The two dates are not related:

  • The date on the Schedule Line is to create a Scheduled Invoice Request at the desired date. You can then track when these intermediary documents are created and choose when to invoice them.
  • The Invoice Date is the date when goods or services are issued and which determines when Payment is due. The Invoice is a finite and legal document which supersedes Invoice requests.


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