ORA-01400: cannot insert NULL into ("AP"."AP_INVOICE_DISTRIBUTIONS_ALL"."ACCOUNTING_DATE")

(Doc ID 1999039.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Financials for India - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, India AP Localizations

When attempting to match an invoice to a receipt,
the following error occurs.

ERROR
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FND Debug log file shows:
...
JAI.PLSQL.jai_ap_match_tax_proc_pkg.insert_ap_inv_dist().BEGIN 2 jai_ap_match_tax_proc_pkg: insert_ap_inv_dist()()+
JAI.PLSQL.jai_ap_match_tax_proc_pkg.insert_ap_inv_dist() 2 invoice line num: 5
JAI.PLSQL.jai_ap_match_tax_proc_pkg.insert_ap_inv_dist() 6 ORA-01400: cannot insert NULL into ("AP"."AP_INVOICE_DISTRIBUTIONS_ALL"."ACCOUNTING_DATE")
JAI.PLSQL.jai_ap_match_tax_proc_pkg.populate_tax_to_ap 6 ORA-20001:
JAI.PLSQL.jai_ap_match_tax_proc_pkg.copy_tax_from_po_rcv 6 ORA-20001:
...

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Responsibility: Oracle Payables - India localization

2. Path: Invoices -> Entry -> Invoices
3. Create an invoice and save.
4. Match a receipt to the invoice (Before, Created a PO then receipt against that PO)

The invoice distributions were not created.

The issue can be reproduced for new invoices.
Tried cancelling the invoice and creating a new one, same issue.
There is no workaround.

The distribution should be populated first to validate the invoice.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot see the invoice distribution lines created.

Cause

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