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2940003 - Account Determination for Tax Payment


You have posted a Tax Payment against a Tax Return, and you want to understand the account determination of the Journal Entry posting. Why did the Tax Payment post to G/L Account XYZ (XYZ represents the GL Account code)?


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Tax Management work center.
  2. Select the view Tax Payments.
  3. Select and open Tax Payment ABC (ABC represents the Tax Payment ID).
  4. Click the Journal Entry ID DEF (DEF represents the Journal Entry ID).

You notice that the Journal Entry has posted to XYZ, when you expected it to post to GHI (GHI represents a GL Account code). GHI has been maintained in the Account Determination for TAX in Business Configuration.


Tax Payment of a Tax Return does not use the account determination from Business Configuration activity Chart of Accounts: Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination.

Instead it looks at the Tax Return posting and the Tax Payment would post to the same G/L Account. The Tax Payment would just offset the accounts as given in the Journal Entry for the Tax Return.

If you look at the Tax Return Journal Entry, the G/L Accounts that were used should be the same that you can see in the Tax Payment Journal Entry.


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