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2813042 - Error: "Bank transfer ABC:missing Employer Ident Number (company tax arrangements)"


You are creating outbound files and the system is showing the status "Error in file creation" for Bank Transfer.

In Display Log option, the error message appears "Bank transfer ABC:missing Employer Ident Number (company tax arrangements)"  (where ABC represents the Bank Transfer ID)


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Liquidity Management work center.
  2. Select the Outbound Files view.
  3. Find file ID DEF and click Display Log (where DEF represents the Outbound File ID).
  4. In the Messages tab, you will find the error message.


The Employer Identification Number is not maintained in the Tax Authority, and/or in Supplier/Customer master data.


The Employer Identification Number must be maintained in the Tax Authority, as well as in the Supplier/Customer details.
Maintain the Tax Number Type 2 - Employer Identification Number and respective Tax Number in the account master data (Supplier or Customer) and in the Tax Authority > Company Tax Arrangements.


NACHA; US ACH; Bank Transfer; Tax Number; Employer; Employer Identification Number; EIN; Tax Authority; Company Tax Arrangement , KBA , SRD-FIN-MOP , Payment Management , How To


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