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3233583 - Error 'General income account is not permitted with cost centers' in payment allocation screen


You encounter error 'General income account is not permitted with cost centers' when trying to add new G/L account in payment allocation.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Payment Management work center
  2. Payment allocation view
  3. Payment allocation XYZ(XYZ refers to allocation ID)
  4. Open it and navigate to Allocation to G/L Account screen. Click on add row button.
  5. Here enter necessary details like Tax Country/Region, G/L account, Amount, Cost center ID. Again click on add row button
  6. This will throw error message 'General income account is not permitted'


System behaviour


For cost centers in payment allocation, the General income account is not permitted. Cost centers require expense type accounts. The G/L account has to be changed and then post the allocation.

See Also

Similar behaviour in Supplier invoice and explained in KBA 1680833


Payment allocation, Payment, Bank statement, General ledger account , KBA , SRD-FIN-MOP , Payment Management , AP-PAY , Payment Processing , AP-PAY-BS , Bank Statement , How To


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