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2917336 - Time Dependent Taxes Rate not updated on Production System


Incorrect sequence of the (Time Dependent Taxes) TDT migration and tax code creation in the Q & P systems results in blank tax rate for tax code on P system.

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Incorrect sequence of steps carried out.   It should be the case that before any taxes Codes and rates are transported from Q to P that TDT is active on both systems. See guidance given in documentation Time-Dependent Taxes (TDT)


  1. To correct Tax Rate, on your production system goto app Batch Input Sessions in My Area (Technical Name SM35SA (TCODE))

  2. Select session TX* with Status Incorrect created by Program SAPMSSY1, Application Area is GL_TX_DCL


  3. Choose Process

  4. Choose Processing Mode Display errors only

  5. Click on Button Process (If there are a number of incorrect batch input sessions check the Date and Time to ensure that they are processed in the correct order from the earliest to the latest )

  6. Review in app taxes in app Display Tax information per country (Technical Name: S_ALR_87012365 )
    Also check the migration status in quality and production (scroll down on screen)

See Also

Verifying and Completing the Migration to Time-Dependent Taxes


If your data is correct and consistent, your configuration expert can set the migration status to status 5, Active (manual verification complete). The migration is complete in your Q system at this point. Now, you must repeat this process in your P system. Once the migration is complete in your P system, it’s open to new postings and you can maintain tax codes, rates, conditions using the Define Tax Codes for Sales and Purchases configuration step


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