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3137036 - Error VF044 "&/&-The item is not relevant for billing" when using item category CB2 in scope item BDK


When sales Order is created with item category CB2, an error message VF044 "&/&-The item is not relevant for billing" may appear when creating billing document.



Reproducing the Issue

  1.  Create Sales Order by Internal Sales Representative.
  2.  Display List of Purchase Requisitions to be assigned and convert assigned Requisitions to Purchase order by Purchaser.
  3.  Create Billing Document by Billing Clerk.
  4.  Error message VF044 "&/&-The item is not relevant for billing" appears.


Item Category: CB2  3rd Party w/o SN  Billing Relevance: F  Billing Quantity: F

The Billing Quantity of CB2 is F, which means it depends on the Invoice receipt quantity minus invoiced quantity. See document flow of Purchase Order, it only has a Goods Receipt and no Vendor Invoice. So the Invoice receipt quantity is 0 and invoiced quantity is 0, too. Thus, the Billing Quantity is 0-0=0. That's why it cannot create billing document.


In the Process of scope item BDK, the Accounts Payable Accountant should enter Vender Invoice after receiving. Then the Billing Clerk can create Billing Document.

See Also

Scope Item BDK - SAP Best Practices Explorer

1699711 - Distinguish Third Party Order and Individual Purchase Order


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