Updating Taxpayer ID on Party Profile Raises Java Null Pointer Exception (Doc ID 2069565.1)

Last updated on JUNE 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Receivables - Version 12.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Problem Description
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Updating the Taxpayer ID on the Party profile raises the following exception on the page:

Java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.ar.cusstd.createcus.server.ArCreateCusAMImpl.getPartyCountry(ArCreateCusAMImpl.java:214)
at oracle.apps.ar.cusstd.createcus.server.ArCreateCusAMImpl.validateTaxpayerId(ArCreateCusAMImpl.java:235)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
at oracle.apps.fnd.framework.server.OAUtility.invokeMethod(OAUtility.java:190)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Query an existing party in Customer Standard.
2. Navigate to the Profile tab.
3. Update or populate the Taxpayer ID.
4. Apply the changes.

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot add/update the Taxpayer ID on the Party profile.

Cause

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