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 Transferring the Advance Information


You want to enter the payments reported by external payment collectors as advance information in the system.


In the Implementation Guide for Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable , under Start of the navigation path Business Transactions Next navigation step Payments Next navigation step Incoming/Outgoing Payment Processing Next navigation step External Payment Collectors Next navigation step Define External Payment Collectors End of the navigation path and Define External Payment Collector Code for Payment Lots, you have made the required settings .


The payment data reported by post offices, chain stores, and banks in the advance information is processed in payment lots.


  1. From the SAP menu, choose Start of the navigation path Payments Next navigation step Payment Lot. End of the navigation path

  2. In the payment lot header enter the following data:

    • Payment collector code

    • Payment status Unconfirmed

    • Clearing reason 26

  3. You must also specify the bank clearing account (interim account) defined in Customizing.

  4. Choose the payment form number as selection criterion and enter only the payment form number as selection criterion in the items.

See also the documentation for Functions for Payment Lots .