R12 System does not Retain Modified Tax Amount in Tax Details Window (Doc ID 1917633.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Oracle E-Business Tax - Version 12.0.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.0 to 12.1]
Oracle Internet Expenses - Version 12.0.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Particular Invoice tax amount gets recalculated upon Invoice Validation.  The system overrides the user modified tax amount.

The issue happens only for specific Invoices with special amounts with decimals.  It is inclusive tax, such as Expense Reports, which always have Inclusive tax.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect to retain the user modified tax amount.

STEPS
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For example :
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create Invoice type: Expense Report
2. Enter line 1 to 11
3. Edit line 5 tax from 1 to 0.99 > Save
4. Edit line 10 tax details from 5.89 to 5.88 > Save (inclusive tax)
5. Go to General Tab tax still correct
6. Click Validate Invoice, the tax automatically change back to 5.89
7. If checking distribution it generates many reversal entries

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, Tax Amount will not be as desired.

Cause

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