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2683046 - How to clear variances between invoice and goods receipt for a purchase order


A non-foreign currency purchase order is created, the material is controlled by standard price or the PO has no material (text-only PO) or the PO has account assignment that the GR does not update inventory.
After several postings of invoice, goods receipt and reversals/cancellations, a variance in value and/or quantity between goods receipt and invoice is observed, such as following:

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  • Materials Management (MM)
  • SAP ERP Central Component
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP
  • SAP enhancement package for SAP ERP, version for SAP HANA


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