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3135155 - Error 'Tax code 1 is not valid' Occurs When Adding Chile Tax Number


You are adding Chile tax number under supplier master data. After entering the tax number, error 'Tax code 1 is not valid' occurs.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Payables work center.
  2. Go to Suppliers view.
  3. Search the supplier in question.
  4. Click on Edit and selecft Financial Data.
  5. View Tax Data tab.
  6. Click on Add Row under Tax Numbers.
  7. For Country/Region, choose CL. For Tax Number Type, choose RUT Number.
  8. Enter the tax number XXXXXXXXZ (XXXXXXXXZ represents the tax number).
  9. Error 'Tax code 1 is not valid' occurs.


You are entering the wrong tax number.

RUT / RUN numbers have eight digits, plus a verification digit, and are generally written in this format: XXXXXXXX-Z. Z can be a digit or the letter K, and it’s determined by an algorithm that’s performed on the first eight digits, ensuring that typing mistakes when entering a RUT or RUN number will result in an invalid number. Some example of Chilean RUT / RUN numbers are:



Enter the correct tax number according to format XXXXXXXX-Z.


Tax code 1 is not valid, Tax Number, Chile, RUT Number , KBA , SRD-FIN-GLO-TAX , GLO - Tax Declaration , Problem


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