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3271824 - Error: Posting Date of Reversal Must Not be Before Original Posting Date

Symptom

You are not able to post the cancelation customer invoice DEF (DEF is the cancelation customer invoice ID) due to the error message "Posting Date of Reversal Must Not be Before Original Posting Date".

The posting date of the cancelation invoice is but same as the posting date of the original invoice ABC (ABC is the customer invoice ID).

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to the Closing Cockpit view.
  3. Go to the Source Document subview.
  4. Select Customer Invoice DEF.
  5. Click Actions and select View Business Transaction.
  6. Click Post.

The error is "Posting Date of Reversal Must Not be Before Original Posting Date".

Cause

The Business Transaction for Accounting of the customer invoice ABC was posted with an alternate posting date.

You can check this as follows:

  1. Go to the General Ledger work center.
  2. Go to the Closing Cockpit view.
  3. Go to the Source Documents subview.
  4. Filter for ABC.
  5. Click Actions and select View Business Transaction.
  6. Click View All.

The Alternate Posting Date is the date mentioned as the original posting date in the error message.

In the Changes tab you can see when and who made the changes.

Resolution

You need to post the cancelation customer invoice on or after the alternate posting date of the Business Transaction for Accounting.

Keywords

Posting Date of Reversal Must Not be Before Original Posting Date, customer invoice, business transaction for accounting, alternate posting date , KBA , SRD-FIN-GL , General Ledger , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions