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2999923 - Memo Lines are not Automatically Created for Bank-to-Bank Transfers


You would like to set up payment correspondence profiles for bank-to-bank transfers to automatically generate memo lines. The aim is to automatically match the cash transfer with the payment allocation, via memo line rules, upon bank statement upload later in the process, however the memo line is not being automatically created when posting the bank-to-bank transfer.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Liquidity Management work center.
  2. Under Common Tasks, click New Bank-to-Bank Transfer.
  3. Input all the required fields and post the payment.

Upon posting, the memo line is not being automatically generated, based on the payment correspondence profiles, as it happens for other outgoing bank transfers.


The current correspondence profiles for outgoing bank transfer do not support bank-to-bank transfers, therefore the memo line field is not automatically populated.


The memo line for bank-to-bank transfers can be manually maintained before posting the payment.

Nevertheless, the system wouldn't need the memo line rules to assign a cash transfer to a payment allocation automatically. Whenever a bank statement is posted, the system already tries to generate an allocation proposal where the company/self-initiated payment takes precedence and cash transfers are identified for an automatic allocation.

Hence, if you have a In Transfer bank to bank transfer and the bank statement line item has a corresponding payment method (Incoming/Outgoing Bank Transfer) and an exact matching amount, then the cash transfer shall be automatically allocated.


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