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3014769 - New asset has incorrect expired useful life


You create new asset through APP "Post Transfer - Within Company Code". The depreciation start date of new asset is different with the original asset. However, the system still calculates the depreciation for the new asset with the old depreciation date.


  • Financial Accounting (FI)
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Enter APP "Post Transfer - Within Company Code". 
  2. Enter the corresponding deails, then click "New Asset", maintain all the information for the new asset.
  3. Click "Post".


 The setting of these attributes happens in the posting logic and not in the master data logic. It depends on the transfer variant.


Create the new asset through APP "Manage Fixed Assets", which fits your requirements and then proceed with the transfer.


Post transfer, Asset, Expired useful life, Depreciation, Depreciation start date , KBA , FI-AA-AA-C , Transactions , FI-AA , Asset Accounting , Problem


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