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Function documentation Transaction Category  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Use

If you create a transaction in the down payment chain, you assign a transaction category to this transaction.

The transaction category controls the following:

        Which postings can be made within the transaction

        Which transaction categories are permitted for subsequent transactions

Features

The following describes the different transaction categories:

        This graphic is explained in the accompanying text Advance payment

If you enter a partial invoice as an invoice, you can select this transaction category just once and only at the beginning of a down payment chain.

If you enter a partial invoice as a down payment request, you cannot post an advance payment.

See also:

Posting Advance Payments

Note

In Customizing for Debit-Side and Credit-Side Down Payment Chains, you can define whether to post partial invoices as down payment requests or as invoices in the system for each chain type.

        This graphic is explained in the accompanying text Invoice or This graphic is explained in the accompanying text Down payment request

Partial invoices can either be created as invoices (affecting net income) or as down payment requests (affecting payment).

As long as you have not created a final invoice, you can select this transaction category up to 999 times in order to create a transaction.

See also:

Posting Invoices

Posting Down Payment Requests

        This graphic is explained in the accompanying text Final Invoice

The final invoice ends the sequence of partial invoices. All received or paid down payments, retention amounts, and special retention amounts are cleared and taken into account in the final invoice.

See also:

Posting Final Invoices

        This graphic is explained in the accompanying text Correction

A correction is an addition or deduction to the final invoice.

Note

After posting the final invoice, you can only post corrections.

See also:

Posting Corrections

 

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