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3416487 - SAP Standard Withholding Tax not Calculated in Down Payment Request for Egypt


You are creating a new down payment request with country being Egypt, but at Withholding Tax Details field, you can only see "No Record Found".


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center.
  2. Go to New Down Payment Request view.
  3. Fill in mandatory fields.
  4. Navigate to Tax tab then Withholding Tax Details subtab on item level.
  5. Be sure that Tax Country/Region is Egypt.
  6. Select standard withholding tax code accordingly.
  7. See "No Records Found" at Taxes field.


Withholding tax due has two options:

1-withholding tax due at invoice and not relevant for down payment
2-withholding tax due at payment and relevant for down payment

For SAP delivered standard tax type of Egypt, withholding tax due is maintained as option 2. This means withholding tax will be calculated when creating down payment request.

But there is another tax types for Egypt existing in the system: customized tax type created via PDI. If withholding tax due of customized tax type is maintained as option 1, withholding tax will be calculated for supplier invoices but not down payment request.

And option 2 will not work even for standard tax type. This is because customized tax type is prioritized over standard tax type. So system consider withholding tax due based on customized tax type as well, which means option 1- withholding tax due at invoice and not relevant for down payment.


Partner can maintain the option of customized withholding tax due according to Enable Withholding Tax for Non-Localized Countries/Regions in SAP Cloud Applications Studio.

But for standard tax type for Egypt, it cannot be maintained since Egypt is a non-localized country.


Withholding Tax; WHT; Down Payment Request; Supplier Invoice; Egypt , KBA , SRD-SRM-SI , Supplier Invoicing , Problem


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