My Oracle Support Banner

R12: AP: Invoice Type Withholding Tax Remains With Status: Needs Revalidation Having Tax Hold Name ‘Line Variance’ After Invoice Discard Line (Doc ID 2999053.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The user has discarded all the invoice lines for a Withholding Tax invoice type.

The invoice was put on Hold Name 'Line Variance'/ Hold Reason 'Total of Invoice Lines does not equal Invoice Amount' due to the amount of the total lines being zero but the invoice header amount was not updated to zero.

The invoice header amount cannot be changed to 0, the field is greyed out.

The invoice is with the Status: "Needs Revalidation", and Accounted: "Partial".

Steps to reproduce the issue:

  1. Go to Payables responsibility - Invoices - Entry - Invoices
  2. Inquiry for the Validated and Accounted Withholding Tax invoice type
  3. Go to the Lines tab
  4. Click on 'Discard Line N' for all lines
  5. Go to the 'Actions' button and check the 'Validate' option
  6. OK
  7. Invoice Status changed to 'Needs Revalidation', Accounted: 'Partial' and Holds: 1
  8. At the Holds tab, Hold Name 'Line Variance', Hold Reason 'Total of Invoice Lines does not equal Invoice Amount' is held.





To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.