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PA transfer structure

Controlling (CO)

Rule that assigns costs and revenues from other applications to the quantity fields and value fields in Profitability Analysis.

PA transfer structures are used to settle orders, assign direct postings to profitability segments from FI or MM, and allocate activities in CO.

A PA transfer structure can consist of any number of value field assignments. A value field assignment is the assignment of individual cost/revenue element groups or variance categories to the desired value or quantity field. The cost and revenue elements are determined by cost and revenue element groups or by variance categories.

The value field assigments in a PA transfer structure must be:

All cost and revenue elements that receive costs or revenues must be assigned to the structure.
Each cost or revenue element can only occur once within the structure.