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2832032 - Exception in Supplier Invoice: Purchasing contract ABC not found or does not match invoice item


You have a supplier invoice cannot be posted due to exception:

Purchasing contract ABC not found or does not match invoice item.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center, Invoices and Credit Memos view.
  2. Open Supplier invoice DEF (DEF refers to the supplier invoice ID) , click Check, system raises error message: Purchasing contract ABC not found or does not match invoice item. (ABC refers to the purchasing contract ID)


The relevant product in purchasing contract ABC is inactive for sourcing. But you have manually assign the contract item to supplier invoice DEF. Hence system raises the exception.


You need to remove the purchasing contract from the supplier invoice.

If you still want to assign the contract to the supplier invoice, you need to set the relevant contract item status as active for sourcing by following steps:

  1. Go to Sourcing and Contracting work center, Contracts view.
  2. Find Contract ABC, click Edit.
  3. Go to Items tab, select the relevant item, click Activate For Sourcing.
  4. Save.


Purchasing Contract, Supplier Invoice, Inactive for Sourcing , KBA , AP-SIP , Supplier Invoice Processing , Problem


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