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2951936 - Wrong tax amount


You wanted to know

How the tax amount is calculated.


Why tax amount appears different than expected.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase request and orders work center
  2. Go to Purchase orders
  3. Search and select relevant Purchase order
  4. Click on Edit
  5. Go to Items tab
  6. Go to Taxes Sub tab


In general as we know Tax amount = Tax net base amount* tax rate

However we have additional logic 'Tax difference distribution'  that has caused the tax amount to be calculated differently.


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