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The commitments for the sales document item shows you the costs expected from purchase orders.


Go into Customizing for Controlling under   General Controlling   Organization   Maintain controlling area   and select the indicators Sales orders and With commitment management for the applicable fiscal year.


Commitments show you the contractual or planned commitments that do not yet affect accounting (no expenses yet) but that will result in actual costs at a later time. This allows you to analyze the effects on cost accounting of purchase orders for sales document items.

At the end of the fiscal year you can transfer the commitment to the next fiscal year. You do this with the function commitment carried forward .

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Commitment Carried Forward

To view the commitments, go to the information system for Product Cost by Sales Order.