R12: AP: Cannot Update Tax Descriptions on Invoice Lines or Distributions (Doc ID 1315883.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

In Release 12, while creating a payables invoice, for a tax line system does not allow to change the tax line description.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
Tax line description should be allowed to change.

STEPS
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Please create the invoice header
2. Invoice line and enter the "Tax classification Code"
3. Click on button "Calculate Tax"
4. System autocreate the Tax line with Type - Tax
5. Description field in "Tax" line is disabled and can not be modified.

BUSINESS IMPACT
The issue has the following business impact:
This led to Inconvenience to users as they can not see the proper description in GL.

Cause

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