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2973124 - Error Message: SAC for ABC not maintained


You cannot post a supplier invoice of country India due to error message:

SAC for ABC (ABC refers to a service product ID) not maintained.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center
  2. Go to Invoice and Credit Memos view
  3. Open the supplier invoice
  4. Go to Exception tab

You see the above error.


The tax country of the supplier invoice is India.

In country India, it is mandatory to maintain:

  • HSN code for materials.

  • SAC (Service Accounting Code) for services.


You need to maintain the SAC code for service ABC.

  1. Open the master data of service ABC
  2. Go to General tab
  3. Maintain the SAC code in field: Accounting Code of the Service

*If you cannot find the field in the service master data screen, you might have not scoped country India in your system yet. Please go to Business Configuration, add country India in your system scope.  Then perform above steps.

After the SAC maintained for service ABC, the error in supplier invoice will be obsoleted.

See Also

Help Document: Goods and Services Tax – India


Service Accounting Code; SAC; SAC Not Maintained; Accounting Code of the Service; Supplier Invoice Exception , KBA , AP-SIP-SIV , Supplier Invoice , Problem


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