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3254840 - How to Descope Active Budget Control


You want to know how to descope the Budget control.


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There are budgets available and thus you cannot descope the Budget Control.


Firstly the user has to remove this Budgets from the system before revoming Budget Control from scoping:

  1. Go to Cost and Revenue work center.
  2. Go to Budget Release view. 
  3. Delete them. 

Secondly, the user has to uncheck the Budget Check for Purchase Orders.

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Overview view. 
  3. Select activity Budget Control.
  4. Open it.
  5. If the Budget Check is marked for Purchase Orders, unmark it. 
  6. Save it. 

Thirdly the user has to unmark the Budget Relevant checkbox in the activity Budget Queries:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Overview view.
  3. Search for the activity Budget Queries. 
  4. Open it. 
  5. Select Edit G/L account groups for reporting.
  6. Select the relevant G/L Account Group.
  7. Select the Budget relevant check box

Fourthly, ensure that the user removes the Budget Category in the respective Product's master data:

  1. Open the Product's master data.
  2. Click in View All button. 
  3. Navigate to Valuation tab.
  4. Maintain the Budget Category as per your business requirement. 

Fifthly, ensure to remove the Budget Category in respective Product Category from Product Category work center.

Sixthly, please also disable a Cost Center for Budget Check from "Organizational Management work center" and "Org Structures view" by unmarking the Budget Check Enabled flag.

Seventeenthly, if necessary consider to descope the scoping question below:

  1. Go to Business Configuration work center.
  2. Go to Implementation Projects view.
  3. Select the implementation project entry titled "First Implementation".
  4. Click in Edit Project Scope button. 
  5. Click in Next button until reach to "4. Questions" section. 
  6. Expand "Financial and Management Accounting".
  7. Expand "Management Accounting".
  8. Expand "Financial Planning".
  9. In the group "Budget Control", unscope the question "Do you want to perform budget checks during the integrated procurement or manual invoicing process?"
  10. Save it. 

See Also


Budget; Check; Release; Active; Control; Cost Center , KBA , SRD-SRM-PRO , Purchase Requests and Orders , How To


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