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Function documentation Manual Account Clearing  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


In this clearing procedure, you manually select open items that balance to zero from an account.


You generally use the payment program to clear invoices. This enables you to use automatic clearing instead of having to clear the items manually. The following are examples of situations where you would carry out clearing manually:


The system then marks the items selected as cleared. It enters a clearing document number and the clearing date in the document items. The clearing date can be the current date or a date that you enter manually. The clearing document number is the number of the most recent document involved in the clearing transaction.

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If no additional postings are necessary to clear an account, the system generates a clearing document. However, the system might have to make clearing postings if line items from different business areas are part of the clearing transaction, for example. In this case, the system creates a document. The number of this document is entered in all cleared items.

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