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3156456 - "Tax does not equal 0 when tax percentage rate is zero"

Symptom

You encounter Error Message FS212 "Tax does not equal 0 when tax percentage rate is zero" when posting directly to a tax account with a 0% tax code in the 'Post General Journal Entries' App (ID F0718).

Environment

S/4HANA Cloud

Cause

It is not possible to post directly to a tax account in the 'Post General Journal Entries' app. Furthermore when a tax code with a 0% rate is used, this error message is caused.

Resolution

Please use the 'Post Tax Payables' App (ID F1597) when it is required to post directly to a tax account. Furthermore, posting with 0% tax code should only be performed by 'Post Tax Payables'.

See Also

Note 1709938

Keywords

0%, rate, tax, directly, payables, FS212, FB41, post, general, journal entries, F0718, F1597 , KBA , FI-GL-GL-F , Value Added Tax (VAT) , Known Error

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions