Effects Of Misclassified Accounts On Budgets And Encumbrance (Doc ID 308219.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 11.5.9 to 12 [Release 11.5.9 to 12.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Symptoms

In this article we consider issues that may affect budget and encumbrance amounts. The symptoms are negative encumbrance amounts or encumbrance balances that rise instead of fall.

In budgets you may see values for Revenue or Liability that are expected to be Credit (Cr) amounts and are in fact Debits (Dr).

You can use note <Note.1050920.6> How To Correct Misclassified Accounts in General Ledger, to verify what accounts are misclassified. This helps you resolve problems in the Actuals transactions. There are further notes mentioned in this that will allow you to identify other misclassified accounts.

Changes

The account is changed using <Note 1050920.6>  which means that what was a Liability is now an expense account for example.

Cause

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