After Changing The Default Tax Rate System Is Not Calculating The Tax, Get Error: The system cannot determine the default tax rate for tax &tax and tax status &tax_status

(Doc ID 1301343.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Oracle E-Business Tax - Version 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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On EBS application release 12, after changing the default tax rate for the tax, when attempting to calculate tax on the invoice in the AP invoice workbench, the following error occurs:


Error message
Payables could not calculate tax due to: The system cannot
determine the default tax rate for tax &tax and tax status
&tax_status. Please contact your tax manager either to
specify a default tax rate code for this tax status and date
&date or to define appropriate rate determination rules.

Steps to reproduce
0 - Prior to the issue occurring, had done the following:
a) Query the Default Tax Rate Assigned (&old_taxrate).
b) Uncheck the Default Tax Rate check box and save it.
c) Query another Tax Rate (&new_taxrate) for the same tax (&tax).
d) Set this one as the default tax

1 - Enter an invoice in AP workbench, ensuring the tax code &new_taxrate is entered.
2 - Click "Calculate Tax"; the error occurs.

Cause

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