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 Revenue Event Type


You determine a revenue event type in service-related revenue recognition.The revenue event type determines which event or document leads to recognition of the relevant revenues. You can choose from the options in the following table: You choose an option in the Revenue Event field in Customizing for the item category.

Revenue event types




Not event-relevant

The item category is not relevant for events.


Incoming invoice

The revenues are made available for recognition upon receipt of the incoming invoice. The revenues depend on the quantities invoiced in the incoming invoice (third-party business transaction).


Acceptance date

The revenues are made available when the customer acceptance date is entered.

X / Y / Z

Customer-specific event: X / Y / Z

The revenues are made available when a specific event occurs, which you can define using the BAdI for customer-specific events.