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3395595 - Balance Summary Report Shows Negative Value For Material AAA


You observe material: AAA shows negative value in the balance summary report, you want to know why and how to correct it.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Inventory Valuation work center.
  2. Go to Report view and click on report: balance summary report.
  3. Enter required information such as company, set of books, and material ID: AAA.
  4. You can see the value is negative.


You can navigate to the line-item G/L account report of the material: AAA to check the journal entries of the material: AAA. This could explain why it shows a negative value.

If you hope to adjust the value, you may follow the instruction on help doc:<Manual Entries for Materials>.


This is the expected system behavior.


negative material value, balance summary report , KBA , AP-ACC , Business ByDesign: Financial Accounting , Problem


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