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3165368 - Expense Report for Business Trip Does Not Show Maximum Amount by Company Policy


You are trying to create an Expense Report for the Business trip, but when you set up the amount no error message appears for the maximum amount by company policy.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Travel and Expenses work center.
  2. Go to the Expense Reports view.
  3. Click New > Expense Report on Behalf.
  4. Select Business trip for Type of Expense Report.
  5. In step 2, when you set up the amount for more than XYZ (XYZ represents the amount), no error message for the maximum amount appears.


In Business configuration the Business Trip is not maintained in Trip type.


Maintain the Business Trip option in Trip type (Business Configuration > Fine-tune activity - Expense Reporting - AAA (AAA represents the Country).

  1. Go to the Business Configuration work center.
  2. Click Overview view.
  3. Search for the fine tune activity - Expense Reporting – AAA (AAA represents the Country).
  4. Click Edit expense types view.
  5. Select the Available Expense Types or you can create a new clicking in “Add Row”.
  6. You will see in Details: ABC (ABC represents the Expense Type that you selected).
  7. Go to the Maximum Amount tab.
  8. In "Trip Type" add the Business Trip value in dropdown and the other information as “Valid From”, “Valid to”, “Maximum/Default Amount”, “Currency” and “Condition”.


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