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R12: Is there a Way to Link an Alternative Payee to a Supplier for Payments? (Doc ID 949183.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 18, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The requirement is to be able to change the payee entirely and/or assign an alternate payee on a PO and/or AP transaction (invoice or payment). This alternate payee will get the AP cash disbursement, but the amount paid should be reported for 1099 purposes on the original (primary) vendor.

Example: Vendor123 is normally paid for his consulting services, but because of a contract dispute - his earnings are to be paid to an attorney who will hold the money in escrow until the legal battle is settled. So every week for 6 months the AP invoices for Vendor 123 are transacted against his normal vendor code and all amounts paid go toward his 1099 tax processing (via Oracle AP 1099 processing),,, but the actual check is made payable to the named attorney (Vendor XYZ) who is the alternate payee for this specific date range.

NOTE: The requirement to assign an alternate payee or change the payee entirely is for a large percentage of the transactions at this client... due to the nature of their business, not by optional choice.


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