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To use the clearing document to find out why a difference existed, you can assign reason codes to the line items. Reason codes are indicated by keys that you define in Customizing.

You can assign reason codes for the following:


When you process residual items, the reason code also controls how the remaining amount is posted. The remaining amount can be posted as follows:


Properties of Reason Codes

Reason codes control:


For information on defining reason codes, see the following activities in the Financial Accounting Implementation Guide: