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EBS: FAQ for European Union 8th Directive VAT for Oracle Financials (Doc ID 795718.1)

Last updated on MAY 28, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Receivables - Version to 12.1.2 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Oracle Financials for EMEA - Version to 12.1 [Release 11.5 to 12]
Oracle Payables - Version to 12.1.2 [Release 11.5 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Feb-2014***


The purpose of this document is to answer some frequently asked questions about the EU VAT 2010 Patches and the solution offered to 11i and R12 EBS Customers.   

Note: European Union 8th Directive VAT legislation went into effect January 1, 2010.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 1. What is this legislation about?
  2. What are the tracking bugs and recommended solutions for customers on Release 12 and 11.5.10?
 3. Where can I obtain more information about this legislation?
 4. Are the Patches for 11i and R12 available?
 5. 11i: Why does the EU VAT 2010 Patch require
 6. Are VAT Claims reports or country specific electronic files available?
 7. Does the information in the Technical Brief cover invoices created via Order Management (OM)?
 8. R12: Can I import the Tax Invoice date in Autoinvoice?
 9. 11i: Are there any special Setups to be made for GAE countries like France and Spain where AX Receivables and AX Payables are used?
 10. Will there be any changes to the Intra-EU VAT Audit report in order to accommodate new reporting requirements for AP transactions, such as separate services and goods?
 11. 11i: Does the solution provide the ability to add a Tax Point Date on AR or AP invoices?
 12. Can I determine the Tax Point Date by user-defined criteria, so that the tax code can be derived from a date other than the transaction date? i.e., for Services rendered in 2009 but invoiced in 2010?
 13. What is the Default Tax Date used in the ESL Report?
 14. Will the European Sales Listing reports be available for 2009 and prior years after the EU VAT 2010 patches have been applied?
 15. What transactions are included in the ESL (European Union Sales List) report?
 16. R12: Will Intra EU transactions that use the rate under EMEA_VAT_REPORTING_TYPE be processed and show up in the ESL report? --i.e., Does the EU code replace the VAT Reporting code or do I require both?
 17. How do I default the appropriate Tax Code if the new EU VAT setup is not on the Transaction Type?
 18. Will the ESL report display transactions that do not have any value for EU transaction types?
 19. Why does the ESL Report bring no data, even though there are relevant AR Transactions in the system?
 20. R12: Why am I unable to select the VAT Trader No in the ESL report?
 21. Why is the "Tax Reference" field not visible for update at the Customer Site level for use in the VAT Tax Number column on the ESL report ?
 22. Does the "Tax Registration Num" field at the Customer level display in the VAT Tax Number column on the ESL report?
 23. 11i: Can I change the date format on the ESL report to dd/mm/yyyy ?
 24. 11i: The ESL Report is returning with ORA-6502 APPS.AR_EUR_SL_REP_PKG error.
 25. R12: Why can't I see the Receivables Discounts on the ESL report?
 26. 11i: Why is the Tax Date GDF not appearing on the AR transaction form after applying patches 9019542 and 9107556 ?
 27. R12: The ESL Report is completing with error: "One or more post-processing actions failed. Consult the OPP service log for details."
 28. 11i: What is the meaning in the ESL Report of the Parameter 'Show Out of Period Adjustments and Credit Memos'?

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