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The Accounting tab contains information regarding the financial aspects of A/R down payment documents.

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This topic documents fields and other elements in this window that either are not self-explanatory or require additional information.

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A/R Down Payment Accounting Tab Fields
Journal Remark

By default, displays A/R Down Payment – XXX, where XXX is the customer code. If required, change this content.

Control Account

For A/R down payment invoices: Specify the control account for the A/R down payment invoice. The default is the Accounts Receivable value in the business partner master data.

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This field is not available for Brazil, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, USA, and Canada.

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For the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Slovakia, the following is valid for A/R down payment requests: Specify the control account for the A/R down payment request. The default is the Down Payment Receivables value in the business partner master data.

Payment Block

To define the document as blocked and exclude it from payment, select this checkbox and the proper payment block reason.

Max. Cash Discount

Calculates the discount in the payment run, even if the due date has already expired.

Payment Terms

By default displays the payment terms for the customer as defined in the business partner master data. If required, specify different payment terms.

Payment Method

Specify the payment method for the customer as defined in the business partner master data.

Central Bank Ind.

Specify a central bank indicator for documents created for foreign business partners.


Specify the number of installments allowed for this document. To open the Installments window, click Link Arrow (Link Arrow).


Enter the due date for an installment.

The calculation is based on the date of the order and the values specified in the payment terms.

The payment period can be given for the current month or for several months in the future, as well as for the number of days you specify in the last month of the period.

BP Project

Project name linked to the customer in the business partner master data. If required, specify a different project name.


Indicator linked to the customer on the General tab in the Business Partner Master Data window.

The indicator is used as selection criteria in various reports. If required, select a different indicator.

Federal Tax ID

The customer's federal tax ID, if defined in the Federal Tax ID field in:   Business Partners   Business Partner Master Data   General Area  .

Order Number

Enter the order number of a chain when you use the direct distribution method.

This number is recorded in the file that you send to the head office of a chain store.

Country-Specific Field: Mexico
Deferred Tax

Select this option to relate the A/R invoices to the deferred tax system.

This option is selected according to the relevant definition in the business partner master data.

Country-Specific Fields: Italy
Exemption Letter No.

Number of the tax exemption letter of the business partner.

Valid Date From ... To...

Displays the range of dates within which the business partner is exempted from paying tax.

Country-Specific Field: CZ, HU, PL, SK
VAT Date

Represents date of rising VAT obligation.

This value is one of the main selection criteria for the VAT report. The content of this field can be modified after document creation.

Country-Specific Field: Spain
Residence Number Type

Select the identification document of the business partner, for example, certificate of fiscal residence or passport.

This field is visible only if Extended Tax Reporting is selected in the company details (see Initializing Tax Reporting According to Model 340).