R12 Updating Employee Type Supplier Error Taxpayer ID must be number (Doc ID 1175399.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.3 to 12.1.2 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Oracle Financials for Asia/Pacific - Version 12.0.3 to 12.1.2 [Release 12 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Supplier with type employee can’t be updated due to the following error message:

Error:
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Taxpayer ID must be number. Please, enter a valid Taxpayer ID
Taxpayer ID: Details Stored in HR system

--STEPS TO REPRODUCE--
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
   From a Payables Manager responsibility
   Go to the Supplier Entry screen
   Query for a Supplier of your interest
   Edit the Taxpayer ID --> the above error message will arise

Cause

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