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SAP Supplier Relationship Management

Down Payments

Down payment feature was not available in SRM Core.

Feature:

Down payment can be maintained in SRM Purchase Order at header level or item level Down payment details will be carried forward to the purchase order in the back-end system, where it is used in accounting to post down payments amounts.

User can specify down payment due dates, percentages, amounts, and types in a purchase order. There are four different down payment types: initial, not relevant, mandatory, and voluntary. Additionally, user can define his/her own down payment types that can be used to analyse, change, and check down payment data. Down payment percentages are based on the gross amount (taxes included) at line item level or at header level in a purchase order.

Information:

In SAP SRM, the business function SRM_CONT_IMPR_2 needs to be activated.

In Customizing for SAP Supplier Relationship Management, user needs to do the following customizing

  • Activated Down payments under Start of the navigation path SRM Server Next navigation stepContinuous Improvement Next navigation step Payments Next navigation stepDown Payments Next navigation step Activate/Deactivate Down Payments.
  • Defined down payment types under Start of the navigation path SRM Server Next navigation stepContinuous Improvement Next navigation step Payments Next navigation stepDown Payments Next navigation step Define Down Payment Types.
  • Activated down payments for transaction types under Start of the navigation path SRM Server Next navigation stepContinuous Improvement Next navigation stepPayments Next navigation stepDown Payments Next navigation step Define Transaction Types for Down Payments .
  • Activated Extended PO history under Start of the navigation path SRM Server Next navigation stepContinuous Improvement Next navigation step Payments Next navigation stepActivate/Deactivate Extended PO History.

In Customizing for SAP ERP, user needs to activate the business function MM, Integration of Materials Management and Financial Accounting (LOG_MMFI_P2P) under Activate Business Functions.

User can also compile, change, and check down payment information by implementing the Business Add-In (BAdI) in Customizing for SRM under Start of the navigation path SRM Server Next navigation stepCross-Industry Functions Next navigation stepCustomer Enhancements (BAdIs) Next navigation stepPayments Next navigation stepCheck Down Payments End of the navigation path.

For complete details about SAP SRM 7.03 refer: SAP SRM 7.03



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