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2681854 - Error While Posting a Journal Entry Voucher: 'Corresponding item extension for line item type Cost Centers missing'


You cannot post a Journal Entry Voucher using web service due to the below error message.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to the Journal Entries view -> Journal Entry Vouchers.
  3. Show All Journal Entry Vouchers and search XXX.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Click Post.

See the error message: 'Corresponding item extension for line item type Cost Centers missing'.

XXX - Journal Entry Voucher ID created by web service.


When the Account Assignment Type is ACC, system expects a Cost Center to be maintained.

The Journal Entry Vouchers created via web service usually have the below tag present without a specific Cost Center for the item:




 The reason for this error message is that the Account Assignment is ACC and the above tag is present in the xml file without a Cost Center.


You have to remove these tags for the Items where you don't have a Cost Center.


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