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Payment method supplement - What is its use?


We are on ECC 6.0 without application of enhancement package.

What is payment method supplement all about? When should it be used? What are the benefits associated with it?

Could it be used only in case of automatic payment programme?

What are the various reports available based on payment method supplement?

Where does this field get populated, i.e., during IV through MIRO or FB60 or F-53, F-58,F110 and F-48 etc?



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If you select this option, a payment method supplement can be predefined in the customers and vendors of the company code. This supplement is used to group payments. Payments are separated according to payment method supplements and can be printed separately by these supplements or sorted by them for printing. The payment method supplement is defaulted during document entry and can be overwritten there.


Checks to be sent to trading partners are not sent by mail but by means of internal mail and from there are sent via different channels depending on the payee. This procedure can be supported by payment method supplements. That is, a payment method supplement represents an internal mail channel. In the U.S.A. and Canada, such supplements are referred to as "mail stop codes".


Chintan Joshi.

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