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3250915 - Federal Excise Tax (FET) Availability in US and Canada


You are trying to set up Federal Excise Tax, but you notice that the functionality is not available. An error message is also raised when trying to maintain the same under Tax on Goods and Services activity.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Open the activity list.
  4. Open activity Tax on Goods and Services.
  5. Click Define Excise Tax Classification.

The following error is raised: Excise Tax not Scoped in System; Maintenance of Excise Tax not possible


The system is currently not supporting the excise Tax in US/Canada localization. Also, note that excise tax for a few other Globalization countries have been deprecated.


This would be an industry specific requirement. You can reach out to your implementation partner to further evaluate the feasibility of addressing this business case through a custom add-on.


Excise Tax, FET. Tax Event, Federal Excise Tax, , KBA , AP-TTE-TC , Tax Calculation , How To


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