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Portugal Localization: Accounting SAFT File: Customer_ID TAG is mandatory? For Scenarios Where Business is Not Using AR Module. (Doc ID 2797953.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 10, 2021

Applies to:

EMEA Add-on Localizations - Version 12.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Consider the following scenario:

The customer doesn't use the AR module. Only uses AP and GL modules. The customer has not the need to deliver the Billing SAFT file to the Portuguese Tax Authority.

The customer would like to know if the mandatory completion of the CustomerID field( Of table 3 - accounting movements of the SAF-T file structure, must be filled even in the information that we entered directly in the GL.

According to the technical notes in the CustomerID field, in situations where:
- the customer is a resident and,
- the transaction does not involve a sale / provision of services that should appear in annex O of the IES / annual statement, and,
- the transaction should not appear in Annex I to the periodic VAT declaration,
filling in this field is not mandatory.
This means that, if the company only transmits goods and services that fulfill the 3 conditions mentioned above and all of them are recorded in the accounts by a daily summary (there is no invoicing), this field may not be filled in at the time of the accounting record. , this not generating any error in the validation of the SAF-T file of the accounting?



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