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Function documentation Generating Line Items Automatically  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


Depending on your systemís configuration, you can have the system generate and post line items automatically.


Which line items are generated depends on which business transactions you have entered:


The following table gives you an overview of the different business transactions for which line items can be generated automatically.

Business transaction

Line items

Entering a customer or vendor invoice

  • Tax on sales/purchases (output tax when posting a customer invoice, input tax when posting a vendor invoice)
  • Payables and receivables between company codes (when posting cross-company code transactions)

Posting a customer or vendor payment and clearing open items

  • Cash discount (paid and received when posting payments)
  • Backdated tax calculation for tax on sales/purchases (after cash discount deduction)
  • Gains and losses from exchange rate differences (between invoice and payment)
  • Unauthorized deduction of cash discount (when a payment is slightly different to the amount due)
  • Residual items
  • Bank charges

Entering special G/L transactions

  • Bill of exchange charges
  • Tax adjustment for a down payment


Adding Details to Automatically Generated Line Items




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