JUNK CHARACTERS ~$~$$$ APPEARING FOR AR TRANSACTION NUMBER AND ISSUE WITH ERROR CANNOT COMPLETE INVOICE AS SURCHARGE (Doc ID 2047133.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2016

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, Tax Collected at Source

Unable to complete the invoice due to Error and in addition to this observed that the transaction number is showing as " ~$~$$$ ".

ERROR
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A .
ORA-20001: APP--20001 in Receivables
ORA-20001: APP--20001: Cannot complete invoice as surcharge is not applicable however TCS Surcharge tax is found on the

B.
 Observed that the transaction number is showing as " ~$~$$$ ".

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
 1. Create a tax with surcharge 0% and assign it to a tax category.
2. Create a sale order and assign the tax category.
3. Do Shipment and get the delivery ID and run the “India - Excise Invoice Generation” Concurrent request.
4. Run “Autoinvoice Import Program” and “India - Local Concurrent For Processing Order Lines to AR”
  Concurrent requests and check the results.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot complete the AR invoice and get a proper transaction number.

Cause

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