SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

3437524 - Seller Tax Registration Number Picked In The Customer Invoice Is Not The Expected One.


The Seller Tax Registration number picked in the Customer Invoice is not the expected one. You have changed the Tax number in the Company Tax Arrangements for the Seller and you expect the new tax number to be picked in the Customer Invoices created for Contract(Including Scheduled Invoice Requests created for Contract), however the old tax number is getting picked in the Customer Invoice.


SAP Business Bydesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Customer Invoicing work center
  2. View: Invoice documents
  3. Search and edit ABC (ABC represents Invoice ID).
  4. Navigate to General tab.
  5. You can see the Seller Tax Registration number is not the Expected one.

Note: The customer invoice ABC could be created from a Scheduled Invoice Request or a Customer Contract Invoice request for Contract XYZ(XYZ is the ID of the Contract)


The tax date of the Item in Customer Contract is before the Valid from Date in Company tax arrangements for the New Tax number which you have maintained.


In order to resolve the issue , You have to make dummy change to the tax data in Customer Contract and make sure the tax date is nor before Valid from date for the corresponding company in the company tax arrangements with the correct VAT ID.

Please follow the below steps to make the dummy change:

1. Go to Sales Orders Work Center.

2. Go to Contracts View.

3. Search for Contract XYZ(XYZ is the ID of the Contract).

4. Edit the Contract and navigate to Items Tab

5. Select the Item and navigate to taxes tab

6. Change the tax date to a later date or make a dummy change if the tax date is already later than the Valid From date in Company tax arrangements.

7. Once the system recalculates the correct taxes as per new tax date, correct seller tax number will be picked up. 

8. Save your changes.


Seller Tax Registration; Invoice; Incorrect; Unexpected; VAT; , KBA , SRD-CRM-INV , Customer Invoicing , Problem


SAP Business ByDesign all versions