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2936931 - TDT S/4HANA Cloud


For SAP S/4HANA Cloud, the tax change procedure is recomended with Time Dependent Taxes (TDT).



In S/4HANA Cloud, TDT is supported for countries listed in:

SAP Help - Countries/Regions Where Time-Dependent Taxes is Enabled  


Time Dependent Taxes (TDT) enables you to create tax codes, edit EU Code, change tax rates with validity periods to your existing tax codes in the event of a legal change.

You should reserve time of 1-2hrs for the TDT migration. During the migration no documents must be posted and no purchase order must be changed.

 Please consider below information:

  • Here is the link to TDT SAP Help page and how it could guide you: SAP Help Time-Dependent Taxes (TDT) 
  • Check a how-to video: Activating Time-Dependent Taxes - Video   
    • Please check the SAP Notes that contain important information about TDT before you migrate: 
      • SAP Note 2819322 - Time Dependent Tax impact on the usage of MM Web Services for posting of invoices
      • SAP Note 2818970 - Web Service JournalEntryCreateRequestConfirmation_In and Time Dependent Tax
      • SAP Note 2809073 - The Purchasing Info Record was enhanced by the tax calculation valid from date for the Time Dependent Tax Calculation

Tax rate changes and new tax codes can only be transported from the quality system to the production system when TDT is active in both systems and with the same status. 

  • Check a how-to video: Using Time-Dependent Taxes  - Video

Go To App Manage Your Solution

Finance > Statutory Reporting > SSCUI 103140 > Maintain migration status for time dependent taxes

Finance > Statutory Reporting > SSCUI 101016 > Define Tax Codes for sales and purchases

Finance > Statutory Reporting > SSCUI 103188 > Maintain Tax Box Mapping for Advanced Tax Return
Maintain Tax Box
Maintain Tax Groups
Map tax Box to tax Group

Where TDT is available it has to be applied via KBA 2924313 - Time-Dependent Taxes (TDT) for SAP S/4HANA Cloud >>> Check the attached pdf.

The transaction data has an affect on the processing time, then, during the migration no postings are allowed in the migration country (all company codes in the country).

Mandatory authorization:

Configuration Expert - Business Process Configuration (SAP_BR_BPC_EXPERT)
General Ledger Accountant (SAP_BR_GL_ACCOUNTANT)

Note: TDT is not available for SAP S/4HANA Cloud Private Edition

See Also

SAP Help Time-Dependent Taxes (TDT)

2936050 - Germany – VAT rates in Germany are changed (SAP S/4HANA Cloud)

2927438 - Warnings appear when running app Schedule Tax Jobs to activate TDT

2934992 Reduction of VAT in Germany for the period July 01, 2020 - December 31, 2020

2917336 Time Dependent Taxes Rate not updated on Production System

Germany's Value Added Tax Change made easy with SAP S/4HANA Time-Dependent-Tax


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