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3077544 - Zero actual cost recognized although GI posted


You are processing with cost-based revenue recognition. You made posting like goods issue. Normally there should be actual cost shown in App Event-based Revenue Recognition.
However, you find the actual cost is still zero.



Reproducing the Issue

  • Post GI for cost-based item.
  • Check actual cost with App Event-based Revenue Recognition.


The actual cost value rely on the configuration of semantic tag. You need to make sure the relevant configuration is done properly.


  1. Check SSCUI 102669 Define Financial Statement Versions.
  2. Select FS Version - YPS2 and click "Financial Statement Items".
  3. Expand all the subtrees.
  4. Search in the page to see whether the cost account is maintained.
  5. If it's not maintained, you should maintain the account into the cost level.
  6. If you want to check the corresponding item key for the level: click More - Settings - Change. Select "Item keys visible". Click continue. The item keys will be shown in front of the level names as 2 digit number.
  7. Check SSCUI 102659 Assign Semantic Tags to Financial Statement Versions.
  8. Click Position and input: FS Version = YPS2; Semantic Tag = ACT_COST. Select Continue.
  9. You need to make sure the corresponding FS item key for the account you maintained in step 5, has the Semantic Tag ACT_COST assigned.

Above configurations are the prerequisite for system to recognize the actual cost.


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