R12: Unable to Discard Invoice Line where Distributions are Reversed - Required call to tax calculation failed due to: &REASON FRM-50016 (Doc ID 982162.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Payables - Version: 12.0.0 to 12.1.3 - Release: 12.0 to 12.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
APXINWKB - Invoice Workbench

Symptoms


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-- Problem Description
Unable to discard invoice line after validation on invoice where distribution was reversed and new one created due to the following errors:

Caution :
The invoice line you wish to discard has charges that were manually allocated by applying a user-defined Amount or Percent rule. These manually created rules will be deleted if you discard this line. Do you wish to continue?

Error:
Cannot discard the invoice line because a required call to tax calculation failed due to: &REASON

Click on General Tab, receive several times:
FRM-50016: legal characters are 0-9- + E error and cannot continue

-- Steps to Reproduce
Payables > Invoice > Entry > Invoices
Enter invoice header
Enter item line
Enter distribution and save
Click reverse on the distribution
Enter new distribution
Save and validate invoice
Attempt to discard item line

-- Business Impact
Unable to discard invoice lines and hence unable to process invoices.

Cause

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