Automatic Receipts Error: Program Fails Intermittently With Exception 'This action has been blocked to avoid inaccurate accounting entries' (Doc ID 1506142.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Receivables - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance 04-Apr-2013

Symptoms

Attempting to run the Automatic Receipts Approval Process and it intermittently fails with following exception in the debug log.

This action has been blocked to avoid inaccurate accounting entries. Please contact Oracle Support Services
fnd.plsql.APP_EXCEPTION.RAISE_EXCEPTION.dict_auto_log
Exception: Application Balance Failure
ar.plsql.ARP_BALANCE_CHK.Check_Precision
Exception: Invoice PS ID: 225443" "ar.plsql.ARP_BALANCE_CHK.Check_Precision
Exception: CR ID: 28098" "ar.plsql.ARP_BALANCE_CHK.Check_Precision

The Receipt is created and applied to some invoices and then fails with above exception and remains as unapplied.

If the ar_payment_schedules.selected_for_receipt_batch_id is set to NULL, you can then query the receipt manually and apply to the same invoice without any problems.

Cause

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