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3157729 - General Journal Entries Negative postings not allowed


  • When posting a Journal Entry with negative amounts the message  "Negative postings for company code & and document type & not allowed." (FDC_POSTING_001)
  • You want to configure the system to allow negative postings for a specific company code.

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  • S/4HANA Cloud

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Post General Journal Entries App
  2. Enter the header details of the JE (Journal Entry)
  3. Add a line items with a Negative Entry.
  4. The error message FDC_POSTING_001


The Allow for Negative Posting Flag is not set in the Company Code Master Data configuration.


  1. Manage Your Solution App
  2. Configuration Step "Company Code Master Data" (SSCUI 100135)
  3. Select the Company Code you wish to Allow Negative Postings for.
  4. Edit
  5. Select the Flag "Negative Postings Permitted"

See Also

Post General Journal Entries


XNEGP, V_001_B, T001, Cannot, Unable, Minus,  , KBA , FI-FIO-GL-TRA , Transaction Apps , FI-FIO-GL-CA , Cross Application Configuration in General Ledger , FI-FIO-GL-TRA-2CL , Transaction Apps (Public Cloud) , Problem


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