Accounts Payable

Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 03/15/2009 - 18:33

A payables system is the last stage of supply-chain management. It allows companies to pay suppliers for merchandise and services. There are several opportunities in Oracle Payables for automation, because the terms and conditions are known at the purchase order (PO) stage and, assuming that the goods are accepted, payment follows at a fixed time later.

Payables controls are equally applicable to paying employee expenses and paying vendors for expensed and capitalized items. It is no more than prudent management to pay invoices only when they are due and, invoice or not, to be sure that payment is not made before delivery unless it has been explicitly agreed. Receiving goods and paying for them weeks later amounts to an interest- free loan from your supplier. Supermarkets are champions at using the good terms offered by suppliers. Supermarkets might be operating on wafer-thin margins, but they regularly sell their stock days—if not weeks—before they pay for it. They have a surplus working capital, which they invest for profit. Supermarkets are an extreme exponent of investing other people's money wisely; however, managing suppliers' payment terms is a business practice from which all commercial organizations can benefit.

The Payables cycle consists of the following four steps: 1. Enter invoices. (This process may or may not include matching each invoice to a purchase order.) 2. Approve invoices for payment. 3. Select and pay approved invoices. 4. Reconcile the payments with the bank statement (part of Oracle Cash Management). Payables Workbenches Payables includes two fully integrated workbenches, the Invoice Workbench and the Payment Manager. You can perform most of your transactions in Payables using the Invoice Workbench or the Payment Manager. You enter, adjust, and review invoices and invoice batches in the Invoice Workbench. You create, adjust, and review payments and payment batches in the Payments Manager. You may be restricted in the windows, buttons, and actions you can access based on the Function Security implemented by your System Administrator.

• Payables Setup • Suppliers • Invoices • Expense Reports and Credit Cards • Payments • Accounting in Payables • Other Topics

Payables Setup
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 11/17/2009 - 11:38

This chapter tells you how to set up Payables after you have installed it. It includes an overview with list of steps to follow to set up Payables, and includes detailed instructions on completing setup tasks in each Payables setup window.

DEPTH http://www.oracleug.com/user-guide/general-ledger/period-types http://www.oracleug.com/user-guide/general-ledger/calendars

• Voucher Numbers and Document Sequences  Signing Limits  Distribution Sets  Expense Report Template  Payment Terms  Invoice Tolerances  Invoice Hold and Release Names  Bank Charges  Interest Rates  Payment Formats  Automatic Payment Programs  Choosing a Set of Books • Payables Options  Aging Periods  Tax Codes  Tax Groups  Tax Recovery Rules

called a sequence. that you will assign to a type of document. Voucher numbers provide proof of completeness. For example. Even if invoices or payments are deleted. You can set up document sequencing for all of the documents you use in all of your Oracle Applications. Attention: Do not use voucher numbers that exceed nine digits. You can also maintain an audit trail because you can trace a journal entry back to the original document in Payables. If you assign a voucher number to each. 11/18/2009 . a concurrent process starts that automatically generates the sequence. you select a set of numbers. you can confirm that no document has been lost. each Credit Memo you create will have a unique voucher number. you cannot change it. For example. Sequential Numbering Profile Option . Assigning unique voucher numbers to documents is called document sequencing. then Payables cannot process the document. you can locate each invoice based on its unique voucher number. you may get two invoices with identical invoice numbers from two different suppliers. When you save it. each voucher number retains audit records. When you create and save a sequence. Specifying the sequence that will be assigned to a category is called assignment. Wait until this process completes successfully before continuing with assigning the sequences to a category. If your a voucher number exceeds nine digits in Payables. you may decide to assign the sequence of numbers to a document category of Credit Memo Invoices. When setting up document sequencing. If you use sequential voucher numbers. The type of document is called a document category. Then.Voucher Numbers and Document Sequences Submitted by Anonymous on Wed.13:11 You can assign a unique voucher number to each invoice and payment document in your Payables system so you have a unique identifier for each document.

You cannot enable the Allow Document Override Payables Option. • Always Used :The system enforces sequential numbering for all document categories. If you create a document and no active sequence has been assigned to its document category. Site. then Payables displays a warning message that a sequence does not exist. Application. • Partially Used : The system enforces sequential numbering for all of the sequences that are assigned to a document category. or User level. You can choose one of the following options: • Not used :The system does not enforce sequential numbering. or you can define and assign the sequence before you proceed. You cannot enter a document category or sequence name.The Sequential Numbering profile option controls whether you can assign voucher numbers to documents. This option can be enabled at the Responsibility. If you attempt to create a document and no active sequence has been assigned to its document category. and whether you are required to assign voucher numbers to documents. It does ensure that any numbers entered are unique but it does not require the next available number. Document Categories . then you cannot proceed until you define and assign a sequence. You can proceed without a sequence.

A document category is a set of documents (invoices or payments) that share similar characteristics. You can assign a single document sequence to one or more document categories. For example, you could assign one sequence to all invoice categories. Payables predefines the following categories for Payables documents: Predefined invoice categories: Standard Invoices, Credit Memo Invoices, Debit Memo Invoices, Expense Report, Interest Invoices,Mixed Invoices, Prepayment Invoices, Recurring Standard Invoices Predefined payment categories: Check Payments, Clearing Payments, Electronic Payments, Supplier Refund Payments, Wire Payments.

• When a document is created, Payables automatically assigns the default document category to the
document. Invoices: Payables assigns a default invoice document category in the Document Category Name field in the Invoices window based on the value you select in the Invoice Type field in the Invoices window Payments: In the Payment Documents window, Payables defaults the payment document category based on the payment method you assign to the payment document. When you create a payment, the document category defaults from the payment document.

• You can use the document categories that Payables provides and you can define additional
categories. If you enable Document Category Override in the Invoices and Payments regions of the Payables Options window, you can override the default document category that Payables automatically assigns to invoices or payments. If you enable this Payables option for payments you can also override the document category in the Payment Documents window.

Signing Limits
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 11/23/2009 - 12:35

Managers can approve an expense report only if the total amount of the expense report does not exceed their signing limit. The Manager (Spending) Approval Process in the Expense Reporting workflow uses the signing limits you define to determine which manager has authority to approve expense reports. You assign signing limits in your primary functional currency. When you assign signing limits to a manager, you also specify a cost center to which this signing limit applies. You can give managers signing limits for multiple cost centers.

To assign signing limits 1. Navigate to the Employee Signing Limits window. 2. Select AP Expense Report as the document type. 3. Enter the name of the manager to whom you want to assign a signing limit. 4. Enter the cost center for which you want this manager to approve expense reports.

5. Enter a signing limit for this manager. 6. Save your work. Note Payables Invoice Approval is determined based on rules setup in AME. You can create whatever rules you need to meet your business conditions but these are all handled in AME (Approvals Management). For instance, a simple scenario would be where you setup a rule where if supplier invoice amount is less than say 1000 USD, then approval is required from group X or if supplier invoice amount is between 1001 and 2000 USD, then approval is required from group Y. Please review the Oracle Approvals Management Implementation Guide in note 227391.1 for full details on how to setup rules in AME. For Release 11 and Release 11i where the Find Approver Method is used, signing Limits are standard functionality in Internet Expenses. It is not possible to approve an expense report without signing limits unless there is customization. For Release 11i on Mini-pack E (11i.OIE.E) or higher, Oracle Approvals Management enables you to build routing rules for expense report approvals. When enabled, the expense report workflow process uses the Oracle Approvals management definition in place of the Find Approver method in the Internet Expenses application. In addition, the signing limits of the Verify Authority function are ignored. For more informaiton on enabling OAM within Internet Expenses and the Verify Authority API, reference the Oracle Internet Expenses Implementation and Administration Guide Release 11i, Second Generation, Mini- pack E or higher.

Distribution Sets
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 11/18/2009 - 10:21

You can use a Distribution Set to automatically enter distributions for an invoice when you are not matching it to a purchase order. For example, you can create for an advertising supplier a Distribution Set that allocates advertising expense on an invoice to four advertising departments.

• Assign a default distribution set to a supplier site so that Oracle Payables will use it for every invoice you enter for that supplier site. • Enter a name that describes the use of the Distribution Set. Payables automatically assigns type Skeleton to your Distribution Set. Create as many distributions as you need. optionally enter an Income Tax Type. and identify the distribution set as either full (with all percent amounts totaling 100%) or skeleton (with all percent amounts equaling 0%). 2. In the Distribution Sets window enter the Name and Description of the Distribution Set you are creating. Suggestion: If you create a skeleton Distribution Set. • Define an unlimited number of distribution lines for a distribution set. If you create a skeleton distribution set. or assign a distribution set to an invoice when you enter it. • Optionally. To create a Skeleton Distribution Set: 1. 3. Save your work. If you are creating a Distribution Set for a federally reportable supplier. assign an iIncome tax type or an invoice tax name to distribution sets. include skeleton in the name to remind you to enter the line amounts. . Enter the Account and Description for each distribution and leave the Percentage at zero. include skeleton in the name to remind you during invoice entry to enter the amounts on the invoice distributions.

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you can select an expense report template that will be the default template in the Expense Reports window. Only templates that have the Enable for Internet Expenses option enabled are available for use with Internet Expenses. In the Payables Options window. such as meals. However. it would not include a mileage expense item because salespeople have car allowances. airfare. we create exepnse items in expense template by combining seeded expense categories with item type(item.12:56 Expense template is a mandatory field in expense report form. you can use an Internet Expenses attribute to require employees to . For example. That template would include expense items that are reimbursable. a company might define a Salesperson template that salespeople use to enter expense reports. For example. The Internet Expenses attributes in the Expense Report Templates window control some of the functionality of Internet Expenses. During Expense Report Import.) Use the Expense Report Template window to define templates based on the expense report forms you regularly use in your enterprise. tax and misc. and you can then choose those items from a list of values when you enter expense reports. Payables uses the expense item information to create invoice distributions. frieght. employees can enter expense reports using a standard Web browser.Expense Report Template Submitted by Anonymous on Mon. Expense Report Templates for Oracle Internet Expenses If Oracle Internet Expenses is installed. You can define default values for expense items. and hotel. 11/23/2009 . You define expense report templates for types of expense reports you use in your enterprise.

Each Oracle Projects expenditure type is assigned a unit of measure. an employee must choose project–related expense items from the list of values. such as currency. hours. When defining a template. To have the Oracle Projects expenditure types appear in this list of values. miles. Only the names defined in the Expense Item fields or the Prompt field of an Internet Expenses enabled template appear on the list of values in Internet Expenses. You also use the Expense Report Templates window to manage the assignment of rate and policy schedules to expense types. you associate expense items with Oracle Projects expenditure types. you can select expenditure types in the Projects Expenditure Type field only if they have currency as a unit of measure. You cannot select Expenditure types with cost rates. Employees can then associate a project number and a task number with the project– related expense items when they enter expense reports in Internet Expenses.provide justifications for certain expense types. Project–Related Expense Report Templates Employees can enter project–related expense reports using Internet Expenses. establish a separate template where the expense item names are identical to . To create a project–related expense report in Internet Expenses. To create project–related expense items.

The payment terms for a supplier site default to the invoices you enter for the site except in the following circumstances: • You enter a PO Default or QuickMatch invoice in the Invoice Workbench. such as the 15th of the month 2. a number of days added to your terms date. After you define your payment terms. 2002. you define payment terms that you can assign to an invoice to automatically create scheduled payments and to calcualte discount. in the Payables Options window you can select default payment terms that Payables automatically assigns to the suppliers and supplier sites you enter.the expenditure type names. You can override the default payment terms on any invoice. You can create an unlimited number of payment terms. you must re–enter any manual adjustments you made to the previous scheduled payment. Discount dates cannot be based on a special calendar. such as 14 days after the terms date 4. Payment terms have one or more payment terms lines. Attention: If you update the payment terms on an invoice. or the import process can derive terms from purchase order matching. 11/20/2009 .16:47 In the Payment Terms window. each of which creates one scheduled payment. March 15. when you submit Payables Invoice Validation for the invoice. Each payment terms line and each corresponding scheduled payment has a due date or a discount date based on one of the following: 1. • You import an invoice record that has payment terms specified on the record. 3. Payables immediately recalculates the scheduled payment for the invoice. a specific day of a month. Each payment terms line also defines the due or discount amount on a scheduled payment. For example. Payment Terms Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. for example. Thus. Instruct Internet Expenses users who enter project–related expense reports to use this template. if you update the payment priority on a particular scheduled payment and then . a specific date. in which case the terms default from the purchase order. You can define payment terms to create multiple scheduled payment lines and multiple levels of discounts. Only due dates can be based on a special calendar. When you define payment terms you specify payment amounts either by percentages or by fixed amounts. a special calendar that specifies a due date for the period that includes the invoice terms date.

the day of month after which the due and discount dates of the scheduled payment will be in a future month. . Payables uses ranks to choose the most favorable payment terms from the invoice and purchase order. do not enter a cutoff day. If you enter an invoice with a terms date of January 12. your Months ahead is zero. You cannot combine percentages due and amounts due for one set of payment terms.2 Rank If you enable Recalculate Scheduled Payment. 1.1 % Due The portion of an invoice due. The total of your scheduled payment lines must equal 100%. The exact month depends on the value you enter for Months Ahead. and your Day Of Month due date is 15.1 Cutoff Day For Day of Month type terms only. 1. Payables will set the due date for February 15. Payables will immediately recalculate the scheduled payment using the same payment priority defaults as before and you will need to update the payment priority again. Payables recalculates the scheduled payment using the most favorable terms only if the Recalculate Scheduled Payment Payables option is enabled. Payables always uses the current accounting month to determine the due and discount dates. 1 is the highest rank. enter a unique value to rank your invoice terms. If you leave this field blank. If you use Due Days or Fixed Date type terms. For example. 2. Payables compares the invoice terms date to the Cutoff Day. your Cutoff Day is 11. During Payables Invoice Validation.change the payment terms.

3. 3. You cannot enter a value in this field if you enter a value in the Due Days field. day. 4. enter the amount due. Payables uses one month beyond the next month as the due date. Payables uses the zero amount payment line to determine the remaining amount due on the last scheduled payment. 3. including months with less than 31 days. . You cannot enter values in the Day of Month and Months Ahead fields for a payment terms line if you enter a value in this field. Payables multiplies this percentage with the amount due on the scheduled payment line to determine the discount amount available on the scheduled payment line. 3. For example. If you do so in the Invoice Gateway.3 Days Payables adds this number of days to the invoice terms date to determine the due or discount date on your scheduled payment line. then Payables uses the day in the Day of Month field for the next month as the due date of an invoice payment line. If you enter zero in this field and the terms date of an invoice is the same as or later than the Cutoff Day. Payables uses the value you enter here in conjunction with the Cutoff Day you enter to calculate the due or discount date of a scheduled payment line. you can enter second and third discount percentages for discounts available if you miss the first discount date.1 Calendar If you enter a value in the Calendar field. Months Ahead. Payables uses the value you enter here to calculate a due or discount date for a scheduled payment. then the system will use the terms date as the due date. If you enter 1 in this field. Typically amount due terms have more than one payment terms line since you must specify zero as the amount on your last payment terms line. you can avoid weekends. enter 15 to have Payables schedule payment for the 15th day of the month. Enter 31 if you want to have Payables schedule payment for the final day of the month. A special calendar is divided into periods. If you do so for an expense report. You can define special calendars for payment terms in the Special Calendar window. and so on.4 Day of Month/Months Ahead Day of Month.2. be sure to use calendars with periods defined for any invoice terms date that you will use. You cannot assign calendar–based terms in the Invoices window if there is not a period defined for the terms date. and each period has a due date assigned to it. Do not enter a value in this field if there is no discount available. Note: If you use calendar–based terms.2 Amount For amount due terms only.2 Fixed Date Specific month.1 % Discount Payables uses the percentage you enter here to calculate the discount amount available for a scheduled payment. holidays. Payables determines due dates for scheduled payments by using a special calendar. and year on which payment terms are due. In the Second and Third Discount regions. When you assign due dates to the periods of a payment terms calendar. For Day of Month type terms only. you cannot import it.

If you enter no value. You can define both percentage– based and amount–based tolerances. then Payables will allow infinite variance. you can enter a very small percentage. When you submit Payables Invoice Validation for an invoice with a tax amount. including tax. You can enter a tax distribution amount between $7. .Invoice Tolerances Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. 11/20/2009 . You have a 10% tax tolerance. Payables calculates the tolerance based on the invoice amount. If you enter a zero for a percentage tolerance and enable the check box for that tolerance. purchase order. Payables checks that the actual invoice tax amount equals the calculated tax amount within the tolerances you define.80 without getting a Tax Variance hold on the invoice.20 to $8. you have a $100 item on an invoice and the tax rate is 8%. Payables checks that the invoice matches the purchase order or receipt within the purchase order matching tolerances you define. If you use a percentage based tolerance. Payables will not allow any variance at all. and tax information.17:11 Use the Invoice Tolerances window to define the matching and tax tolerances you want to allow for variances between invoice. When you submit Payables Invoice Validation for an invoice that you have matched to a purchase order or receipt. receipt. Payables displays next to the tolerance field the name of the hold that Payables Invoice Validation applies to your invoice if the variance exceeds the tolerance you define. For example. If you want a low tolerance. Tolerances determine whether Payables places matching or tax holds on an invoice.

• Price. Enter a Maximum Quantity Ordered tolerance only if most of your purchase orders are for the same relative value. The amount of variance you allow between an invoice amount and the amount of the purchase order shipment to which it is matched. If you do not use foreign currency. Enter a value in this field only if you enter foreign currency invoices in Payables. • Maximum/Quantity Ordered. 11/21/2009 . • Maximum/Quantity Received. • Shipment Amount. based on the invoice and purchase order exchange rates. Invoice Hold and Release Names Submitted by Anonymous on Sat.PO Matching Purchase order matching tolerances apply to any purchase order matched invoice. Payables Invoice Validation checks the quantity billed against the quantity received without taking price into consideration. The amount of variance you allow between all invoice amounts (in transaction currency) matched to a shipment and the amount of the purchase order shipment. Enter a Maximum Quantity Received quantity tolerance only if most of your purchase orders are for the same relative value. Payables compares the functional currency of each.17:57 . do not enter a value in this field. The total amount of variance you allow for both the Exchange Rate Amount variance and the Shipment Amount combined. Payables Invoice Validation checks the quantity billed against the quantity ordered without taking price into consideration. Enter either the percent or quantity difference above purchase order shipment line quantity ordered that you allow suppliers to invoice. Payables Invoice Validation applies the Maximum Shipment Amount hold if the match exceeds the tolerance. • Exchange Rate Amount. respectively. Enter either the percent or quantity difference above purchase order shipment line quantity received that you allow suppliers to invoice. • Total Amount. including invoices matched to receipts. The percentage difference above purchase order shipment line unit price that you allow suppliers to invoice.

you can query the predefined hold and release names that Payables provides. then you cannot create accounting entries for the invoice until you remove the hold.Use the Invoice Hold and Release Names window to define the names that you use to manually hold or release invoices. • You can define as many invoice hold and release names as you need. You can also define release names that you use in the Invoice Holds window or Invoice Actions window to remove the holds you apply to invoices. Payables predefined invoice hold names Payables predefines hold names and release holds that it uses to apply and release invoice holds during Invoice Validation. If you assign to an invoice a hold name that does not allow accounting. For example. but you cannot modify them. You can define hold names that you assign to an invoice during entry to place the invoice on hold. ”Needs CFO Approval”. • You can also determine whether to allow accounting entry creation for the hold names you define. For example. You cannot pay an invoice that has a hold applied to it. . ”CFO Approved”. In the Invoice Hold and Release Names window.

• Hold Quick Release Reason. Variance Release Reason. Matching Release Reason. . Payables releases only the type of hold you entered as part of your search criteria. • Invoice Quick Release Reason. You can manually release holds using names with release types Invoice Release Reason. You can use release names with this release type to release a Matching hold that Payables automatically applies to an invoice during Invoice Validation. you can use only release names with this release type. In the Invoice Actions window. In the Invoice Actions window. Hold Quick Release Reason. For an invoice. The following release types are predefined by Payables: 1. you can use the release name with this release type to release all holds from invoices that you query in the Invoice Workbench. • Variance Release Reason. Release hold names appear on a list of values for the Release field of the Invoice Actions and Invoice Holds windows of the Invoices form. You can use names with this release type to release all manually releasable holds for one invoice in the Invoice Holds window. You can use this type of release name to release Variance Holds that Invoice Validation automatically applies to invoices that have a tax variance.Release Types Release type names are used by Invoice Validation when it releases holds. • Matching Release Reason. and Invoice Quick Release Reason. You can define release names for the following release types: Invoice Release Reason You can use names with this release type to release one manually releasable hold for one invoice in the Invoice Holds window. Acct Release Reason. Payables releases an account hold when you correct the invalid account and submit Invoice Validation.

5. Variance Release Reason. When you submit Invoice Validation. You must adjust the invoice so that the total of the invoice distributions equals the invoice amount. Payables places a Sufficient Information release name on an invoice after you enter an exchange rate for a foreign currency invoice. 4. Payables places the Variance Corrected release name on an invoice if you correct an invoice variance. You can also define other Variance Release Reasons to use for releasing invoices from tax variance hold. Bank Charges Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. Payables predefines two release names with the Variance Release Reason type.2. Payables places this release name when you submit Invoice Validation for an invoice with a distribution or tax variance hold for which you have corrected the variance. You can enter Variance Override for an invoice if you want to release an invoice from a tax variance hold using the Holds window. 11/22/2009 . after tax calculation. Amount Lowered Reason. Payables uses these releases for funds checking if you use budgetary control. You cannot enter a variance release reason for an invoice with a Distribution Variance hold. exceeded the amount of the invoice to which is was applied 3. Payables releases a Prepaid Amount hold after you have unapplied a prepayment that. Payables predefines one release name with the Sufficient Information type.15:59 . Sufficient Information. Payables releases a Funds hold on an invoice during Invoice Validation if sufficient funds exist for an invoice or if Payables can perform funds checking. Funds Release Reason.

you have the choice of selecting a particular branch of that bank or all branches. If you use Receivables you specify charges between your customers’ banks and your banks. however. . Bank charges information. Both Payables and Receivables users use this window.Use the Bank Charges window to specify charges associated with transferring money between banks.e. If you use Payables you specify charges between your remittance banks and your suppliers’ banks.. You can define charges: • from a single bank to a single bank • from a single bank to all banks (i. is not shared between the products. to all banks except the transferring bank) • from all banks to a single bank • from all banks to all banks Any time you specify a single bank.e. to all banks including the transferring bank) • from a single bank to all other banks (i..

14:31 In the Payment Interest Rates window. the current interest rate is 7% for all unpaid balances. you define interest rates Payables uses to calculate and pay interest on overdue invoices.Interest Rates Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. Payables calculates interest based on the rate you enter in this window in accordance with the United States Prompt Payment Act. Payables calculates interest on overdue invoices only if you enable both the Allow Interest Invoices Payables option.5% on December 1. 11/22/2009 . Effective dates of rates cannot overlap. The formula used compounds monthly. and the Allow Interest Invoices option for the supplier site of an invoice. For example. up to a maximum of 356 days interest. 2002. The interest rate on overdue invoices will rise to 7. specify during which dates the rate is effective. This new rate will be valid for four months. You enter two . For each rate you define.

You can add or change a rate at any time. If the system cannot find a rate then it uses zero as the rate. Quick payment. the first from today’s date to November 30. You define payment formats for the four payment methods that Payables uses. 2003 (interest rate 7. Payment Formats Submitted by Anonymous on Mon.5%).09:26 Use the Payment Formats window to define the payment formats you need to define payment documents in the Banks window. 1.1. You can define as many payment formats as you require for each payment method. 2002 to March 31. • Check Payment in a payment batch. each payment format must be unique for that payment method. . 2002 (interest rate 7%) and the next from December 1. Payables uses the interest rate that is valid on your payment date to calculate and pay interest on overdue invoices. Payment Method. 11/23/2009 .date ranges and interest rates. however. or manual payment.

• Clearing Payment method you use to account for intercompany expenses when you do not actually disburse funds through banks. Your supplier’s bank sends your supplier confirmation of the payment. the file is processed through the e–Commerce Gateway and delivered to your bank to create payments. and your bank sends you confirmation of your transaction. Bank File Character Set: If you do not use Payables in Japan. you enter Clearing for the payment method.4 Group by Due Date Enable this option if you want this format to group payments by due date. • Wire A payment method where you pay invoices outside of Payables by notifying your bank that you want to debit your account and credit your supplier’s account with appropriate funds.3 Zero Amount Payments Only Enable this option if you want this payment format to be used only to create zero amount payments. Payables groups payments on payment documents according to the order in which the invoices were selected when you initiate a payment batch. you can also use a payment batch or Quick payment. Transmittable Enable this check box if you use the Automatic Bank Transmission feature and want to use this payment format to automatically transmit payment files to your bank. You provide your bank with your supplier’s bank information. or by delivering a payment batch file to your bank. contact your local Oracle representative for more information on this option. Typically. Payables groups payments for invoices with the same due date on the same payment document. For electronic funds transfers. You can record a clearing payment using a Manual type payment only. such as NACHA. the file is formatted and delivered to your ap. If you disable this option. However. For both methods. you can change this option from Single to . 2.out directory for you to deliver to your bank.• Electronic You pay electronic payments either through the e–Commerce Gateway. You can choose this option only if you have selected the Electronic payment method and an electronically transmittable payment program. Generally. Even if you enable the Transmittable check box. Currency If you enable the Use Multiple Currencies Payables option. If you enable this option. the format groups all payments by maturity date. 1.2. then leave this option blank. you can also use this payment format for payments that do not use the Automatic Bank Transmission feature. you do not generate a payment document with the Clearing payment method. If you use Payables in Japan and want to use the Zengin Format Payment Program. 1. If you enable this options for future dated payments. The setting of this field is used only by the Zengin payment format. When you enter the invoice. For e–Commerce Gateway payments. Payables creates a file during payment batch creation. you then record the transaction with a manual payment. You cannot update this value for a payment format used in a payment batch in progress. 1. Disable this option if you want this payment format to be used to create nonzero amount payments. Invoices with different due dates are paid using a separate payment document for each due date.

Note that for any of the External type payment formats. You do not need to define any additional Build Payment programs. You can then use this format for either a multiple currency bank account or a bank account that uses the currency you define for this payment format. based on the remittance advice program you select for the payment format. You can select Multiple only if you enable the Use Multiple Currencies Payables option. Attention: For this field.Multiple at any time. 3. After Document Payables prints a remittance advice on the payment document stub. You must select the currency you want to pay with this format in the next field. Select Single if you want to use a payment format to pay invoices of only one currency. You must select None for the Remittance option to select the BACS or the U. however. You can only use a multiple currency format with a bank account whose bank account currency is the same as your functional currency. None Payables prints a separate remittance advice. Enter a currency code for a Single currency payment format. This value applies only to a remittance advice included in your Format Payments programs (not a Separate Remittance Advice program). to order the payments using the order option you specify. and if you enter a value greater than 37 your payment format will not work. Remittance Choose where you want to print remittance advice for the payments you create using this payment format.S. Currency. Before Document Payables prints a remittance advice on the payment document stub. Format Payments The Format Payments program that this payment format uses. Payables enters your functional currency in this field and you cannot change it. Programs Build Payments The Build Payments program this payment format uses during payment building to group the selected invoices for each payment. after it prints the payment. select the Standard Build Payments program that Payables provides. 1. to create any necessary overflow payments. Number of Invoices The number of invoices you want to appear on your remittance advice for this payment format. 4. Do not change this value for the payment formats that Payables predefines. the maximum value that defaults in this field is 37. before it prints the payment. Select Multiple if you want to use a payment format to pay invoices of different currencies. Single. Treasury Format Payments program because these . If you do not enable the Use Multiple Currencies Payables option. and to determine the total number and amount of payments for a payment batch. you can change the currency from Multiple to Single only if you have not already assigned the payment format to a payment document. 2. Multiple.

11/18/2009 .11:36 If you use Oracle Payables. or creating a payment remittance advice. formatting payments. Automatic Payment Programs Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. During payment formatting. If you plan on using a laser printer to print checks. Payables predefines one program for building payments and many standard programs for formatting payments. use this window to define additional receipt and remittance format programs.formats do not have remittance stubs. select the External Laser Format Payments Program. If you use Oracle Receivables. You . Payables users Use the Automatic Payment Programs window to define payment programs that you use to format payment documents and separate remittance advice. Separate Remittance. Payables also predefines a program for creating a separate remittance advice for payments. use the Automatic Payment Programs window to define payment programs. You specify whether each program is for building payments. Payables uses your payment format to create the layout of your checks or electronic funds transfer file. Choose the Tax Authority Remittance Advice if you use automatic withholding tax and are creating a payment format you will use when paying a tax authority. The Remittance Advice program this payment format uses to create a separate remittance advice for each payment.

Payables uses your payment format to create the layout of your checks or electronic payments. Use the Standard Build Payments Program that Payables provides. order the payments using the order option you specifyin the Payment Batches window. In the Automatic Payment Programs window. Optionally assign a default printer to the program. • Register your program in the System Administrator’s Concurrent Programs window. • Format Payments. Payables will use the printer you defined as your default as the Printer profile option.can select these predefined programs when you define a payment format. Payables submits this program during payment batch selection to calculate the payment totals for your payments and determine on which payment documents the payment appears. Payables provides a predefined Build Payments program called the Standard Build Payments Program. 2. Payables uses this standard build program to group the selected invoices for each payment. or remittance programs: 1. The concurrent manager uses the Registered Name to refer to the payment program. To define payment. Enter the Registered Name. and determine the total number and amount ofpayments for a payment batch. • Remittance Advice. 3. A program Payables uses to format your payment documents. you can use a remittance program to create separate remittance advice documents for your electronic funds transfers Payables Prerequisites • If you are not using Payables predefined payment programs. A program Payables uses to format a separate remittance advice document. define a payment program using Oracle Reports. Payables Types • Build Payments. or you can use these programs as templates for creating your own custom payment programs. create any necessary overflow documents. During the Format Payments program. If you do not assign a default printer then when you use the payment program. . A program Payables uses to build payments for the invoices in a payment batch. Attention: You do not need to define any additional Build Payment programs. enter a unique Name for the program you are defining. For example. This name will appear on a list of values whenever you need to enter the program name. Enter a program Type. receipt.

• Print Bank Remittance. • Transmit Created Receipts. A program you use to print a batch of your remittances. A program you use to format the output of automatic receipts that you have created on to a magnetic medium. Payables already provides sample receipt programs that you can use to create and format receipt and remittance documents. A program you use to create a batch of automatic receipts. • Register your program in the System Administrator’s Concurrent Programs window. You can define as many receipt programs as you want. printing. . • Transmit Bank Remittance. You specify whether each program is for the creation.Receivables users Use the Automatic Payment Programs window to define additional receipt format programs you use to create receipt documents such as checks or bills of exchange. Receivables Prerequisites • Create a receipt program using Oracle Reports. Receivables Types • Print Created Receipts. or transmission of automatic receipts or remittances. then you should copy the sample program and modify it. If you need a different automatic receipt program. A program you use to format the output of bank remittance batches that you have created on to a magnetic medium.

. Your system administrator associates sets of books with one or more responsibilities. Your system administrator associates a responsibility with a particular organization and set of books. read the Multiple Reporting Currencies in Oracle Applications manual for information on your sets of books. accounting calendar. 11/18/2009 . If you use the Multiple Reporting Currencies feature. you can choose one primary set of books for each installation of Payables.Choosing a Set of Books Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. You can choose one primary set of books for each installation of Payables. Your responsibility determines with which set of books you are working.14:28 Your set of books defines the account structure. The name of your set of books appears on all reports you generate in Payables. You can choose a secondary set of books in the Accounting Methods region of the Payables Options window if you are keeping both an accrual and cash set of books. If you are not using the Multiple Organization support feature. and functional currency your organization uses to record transactions in Payables. You have the option of setting up multiple organizations within one installation of Payables.

The payment accounting entries typically debit your expense or asset account and credit your cash or cash clearing account. In the Payables Options window you can also choose a secondary accounting method. Payables uses the payment date as the accounting date for your expense and cash journal entries. and automatic payment processing. invoice entry. • Accrual Basis Accounting You create accounting entries for invoices and payments. Set up Payables to create accounting entries in compliance with one of the following accounting methods: • Cash Basis Accounting You account only for cash transations. Although you need to define these options and defaults only once. For prepayments. Payables creates accounting entries that debit your prepayment account and credit your . You can set defaults in this window that will simplify supplier entry.15:00 Use this window to set control options and defaults used throughout Payables.Payables Options Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. you choose a set of books in which you will account for transactions. you can update most of them at any time to change controls and defaults for future transactions. cash or accrual. For each accounting method. The invoice accounting entries generally debit your expense or asset account and credit your liability account. When you set up Payables you choose a primary accounting method. 11/18/2009 . and do not record liability information for invoices. Payables might also create entries for discount taken and foreign currency exchange gain or loss. You account only for payments. When you create accounting entries. The accounting method determines the types of accounting entries Payables creates.

Payment accounting entries typically debit the liability account and credit the cash or cash clearing account. . Secondary Accounting Method If you want to use combined basis accounting. choose None.liability account. Your secondary set of books must have the same currency. chart of accounts. Payables creates accounting entries that debit your liability account and credit your prepayment account. Payables might also create accounting entries for discount taken and foreign currency exchange gain or loss. Payables creates accounting entries according to the accounting method you choose. you cannot create accounting entries until you have entered a primary accounting method. – Accrual – Cash • 2. and foreign currency exchange gain or loss between payment and reconciliation time. Payables might also create accounting entries for cash clearing. bank charges. • Combined Basis Accounting You maintain one set of books for cash accounting and one set of books for accrual accounting. select its namefrom the list of values. • 1. When you reconcile payments using Oracle Cash Management. If you do not want to use combined basis accounting. – Accrual – Cash – None • 3. You choose which will be your primary and your secondary set of books. Invoice accounting entries are recorded for your accrual set of books. Primary Accounting Method Accounting method you use for your primary set of books. bank errors. you may want to manage your company on an accrual basis. Automatic Offset Method Enable Automatic Offsets by selecting Balancing or Account as your Offset Method if you want Payables to automatically create balancing accounting entries for your invoice and payment transactions. choose Accrual or Cash for the accounting method you use for your secondary set of books. but require cash basis accounting information for certain regulatory reporting on a periodic basis. and calendar as your primary set of books. and payment accounting entries are recorded in both your cash set of books and accrual set of books. Set of Books (Primary/Secondary) Payables displays the primary set of books you selected in the Choose Set of Bookswindow. Combined basis accounting allows you to produce financial reports for either your cash or accrual set of books. For example. Although Primary Accounting Method is not a required field. • 4. If you use a secondary set of books. For prepayment applications.

11/25/2009 . Also. Balancing. Changing your automatic offset setting after creating accounting entries can result in slower Payables Accounting Process performance. Payables automatically creates balancing accounting entries for your transactions. and for your payment transactions. If you use Automatic Offsets. When you use Automatic Offsets. changing this setting can result in accounting irregularities. you can enable this option to prevent the application of a prepayment amount to an invoice or expense report amount that is charged to a different balancing segment. Balancing : Payables uses the supplier site’s default liability account and overwrites the balancing segment (usually the company code) with the balancing segment from the expense distribution GL Account. • Automatic offset method  Supplier Payables Options  Invoice/Expense Report/Interest/Withholding Tax  Invoice Tax/Witholding Tax/Tax Defaults and Rules  Payment accounting/Payment  Transfer to GL/Mathcing/Currency Automatic offset method Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. Payables creates one cash type accounting entry. you might want to use Automatic Offsets to keep your Payables transaction accounting entries balanced. Account : When creating the offsetting liability account.Attention: Carefully consider this option before setting it. Payables uses the expense GL Account from the invoice distribution and overwrites the account segment with the default liability account from the supplier site. • 5. If you do not use Automatic Offsets. for example the Liability account from the supplier site. . Payables creates one liability accounting entry. The GL account that each of the offsetting accounting entry is charged to depends on which method you use.11:22 If you enter invoices for expenses or asset purchases for more than one balancing segment. Prevent Prepayment Application Across Balancing Segments. None : Do not use Automatic Offsets. Balancing or Account: 1. under certain circumstances. Payables creates a single liability accounting entry for invoice transactions (if you use accrual basis accounting) and a single cash type accounting entry for payment transactions. For your invoice transactions. Payables builds the offsetting GL account by taking the balancing segment (usually the cost center code) from the invoice distribution and overlaying it onto the appropriate default GL account.

and if you account for payments at clearing time) • Discount • Exchange Gain/Loss • Future Dated Payment • Rounding • Withholding Tax (if you apply the withheld amount at Payment time) • Bank Charges • Bank Errors Automatic Offsets affects only accounts listed above. you must make manual journal entries in your general ledger to keep the entries balanced at the balancing segment level. Interest Liability. Account. in either case Payables automatically allocates the amount across the following accounting entries for an invoice: • Liability • Withholding Tax (if you apply the withheld amount at Invoice Validation time) Payables also allocates the following entries for a payment: • Cash (if you use a pooled bank account) • Cash Clearing (if you use a pooled bank account. for example. Example The following diagram illustrates how Payables builds a GL account on a liability distribution using the two different methods: . Although Payables builds the GL account to which amounts are charged differently depending on the method you use. For accounts other than these.2. The Account method takes the opposite approach with one segment (the designated account segment) being retained from the default GL account and all other segments being retained from the invoice distribution.

Automatic offset method : None nvoice is cretaed with two distribution line with differnt balancing segments Charge A/c with BS1: 01-000-1160-0000-000 Charge A/c with BS2: 02-430-5800-0000-000 Liability A/c in supplier sie: 01-000-2210-0000-000 When Accouting is done the system 'll Debit the charge A/Cs in two different balancing segments and it would credit the liability given in supplier site. .

The complete A/C 'll be Automatic offset method : Accounting Invoice is cretaed with two distribution line with differnt balancing segments Charge A/c with BS1: 01-000-1110-1100-210 Charge A/c with BS2: 03-000-1813-0000-000 Liability A/c in supplier sie: 01-000-2210-0000-000 When Accouting is done the system 'll create the Liability A/C for BS2 by repalcing the natural a/c segment .e.Automatic offset method : Balancing Invoice is cretaed with two distribution line with differnt balancing segments Charge A/c with BS1: 01-000-1110-1100-210 Charge A/c with BS2: 03-120-7210-1100-130 Liability A/c in supplier sie: 01-000-2210-0000-000 When Accouting is done the system 'll create the Liability A/C for BS2 by repalcing the balancing segment of of the Liability A/c in BS1(i. 01-000-2210-0000-000) and the A/C would 03-000-2210-0000-000.

of of the charge A/c in BS2(i.14:53 Use this region to enter defaults for the Suppliers window. 03-000-1813-0000-000) and the A/C would 03-000-2210-0000-000. These values then default to the Supplier Site. 11/20/2009 . and then to the invoice. . You can override these defaults at any time.e. The complete A/C 'll be Supplier Payables Options Submitted by Anonymous on Fri.

You will pay bank charges. Attention: If you use electronic filing or magnetic media to file your tax information with the Internal Revenue Service and you are not participating in the Combined Filing Program. Terms Date Basis: The date that Payables uses as the payment terms start date when Payables calculates the due and discount date for invoice scheduled payments. Supplier/Negotiated. You can choose any Pay Group you have defined in the Oracle Purchasing Lookups window. You can override the default for each supplier and supplier site. 1. 1. Invoice date. 3. 2. The date you receive goods for invoices you match to purchase orders. This value will default to all new suppliers you enter. 3. . 4. Your supplier will bear any bank charges at a negotiated rate. Current date of your Payables system. Internal. Use Pay Site Tax Region: You can enable this option only if you enable the Combined Filing Program Payables option. Payables selects invoices for payment based on the scheduled payment discount date. Bank Charge Bearer: If you use the Bank Charges feature. Date you receive an invoice. Combined Filing Program: Enable this option if you are using 1099 Combined Filing Program reporting. The Pay Date Basis for a supplier defaults to the new supplier sites you enter for the supplier.Pay Group: The Pay Group you want to assign to any new suppliers you enter. 2. regardless of any available discounts. When you submit the 1099 Electronic Media report. Invoice Received. • Due. System. do not enable this option. Payables selects invoices for payment based on the scheduled payment due date. • Discount. Goods Received. You can override this value at the supplier and supplier site. Your supplier will bear any bank charges at a standard rate. Pay Date Basis: The Pay Date Basis default for each new supplier you enter. indicate whether you or your supplier will pay for any bank charges associated with payments to your suppliers. Payables will produce K–records for all tax regions participating in the Combined Filing Program that have qualifying payments. indicate whether your suppliers use the standard or negotiated rate. Invoice. Invoice Currency: The currency that you use as a default for each new supplier you enter. If your suppliers pay. The Internal Revenue Service may return your 1099 magnetic tape if the tape contains K records. Supplier/Standard.

Do not enable this option if you do not want to use a supplier site’s tax region as the default tax region.Enable this option if you want to use a 1099 supplier’s tax region as the default tax region. Payables forwards your 1099 qualifying payment information to all the tax regions that participate in the Combined Filing Program. Payables will then produce additional K records on your 1099 Electronic Media. You do this by entering a value in the following Income Tax Region name field. You can also choose to have your 1099 payment information forwarded to only one tax region regardless of which region your 1099 suppliers do business from. If you are participating in the Combined Filing Program. The default you choose here determines how many K records Payables will produce on your 1099 Electronic Media. You must then enter the default tax region you want to use for all invoices in the next field. Payables only produces K records for tax regions that participate in the Combined Filing Program and that you have entered (either as a default or manually) on a paid distribution for a 1099 supplier. This would be a K record for that one default tax region. Enter the tax region you wish to use as the default for the invoice distributions of your 1099 suppliers. Income Tax Region. Payables uses the 1099 supplier site’s region as the default tax region for the invoice distributions. Payables produces one K record for each tax region. If you enable this option. You can enter this field only if you enable the Combined Filing Program Payables option and did not enable the Use Pay Site Tax Region option. the Income Tax Region Name field. If you choose a default Income Tax region in the next field. you may have only one K record. In this case. 11/20/2009 . one K record for each tax region. If you enable this option. you may have as many K records as you have different supplier tax regions. You can override this default region for each invoice distribution in Distributions window.11:17 Invoice Payables Options . you can always override the default tax region for each invoice distribution. Invoice/Expense Report/Interest/Withholding Tax Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. Of course. You can override this default region for each invoice distribution.

and if so. If you enable this option you can also reverse a match to a purchase order .1. You might want to force approve an invoice if the Invoice Approval Workflow does not complete for an invoice. When you enable this option. almost all invoices must be processed by the Invoice Approval Workflow. 2. 1. The workflow determines if an invoice needs any individuals to approve payment of the invoice. or if you have authority to pay an invoice without using the workflow process.1 Allow Adjustments to Paid Invoices: Enable this option if you want to allow users to update the distributions of a paid invoice. You cannot enable this option unless you first enable the Use Invoice Approval Workflow Payables option. You cannot submit the Invoice Approval Workflow Program unless you enable this option. You might want to enable this option if you need the Invoice Validation process to create tax distributions for an invoice before approvers review it.1 Use Invoice Approval Workflow : Enable this option if you want to use the Invoice Approval Workflow feature to automate your invoice approval process.2 Allow Force Approval: Enable this option if you use the Invoice Approval Workflow Program and want to allow accounts payable processors to override the workflow and manually approve invoices by using the Force Approval option in the Invoice Actions window. 1. automatically routes the invoice to designated approvers who then approve or reject the invoice.3 Require Validation Before Approval : If you enable this option. then Invoice Approval Workflow does not select any invoice for processing unless the invoice status is Validated.

Payables automatically recalculates scheduled payments of invoices during Invoice Validation. 2. 4. ”Use the Invoice Date as the Invoice Number?”. During recalculation. Payables uses this account as the default freight account for an invoice. If you enable the Recalculate Scheduled Payment Payables option. if the start date is 01–JAN–2002 and the payment terms are Net 30. You can override this account during invoice entry. then do not enable this option. During invoice entry. Payables checks the Create Freight Distribution check box in the Invoices window and automatically creates a single freight distribution using the Freight Amount and Freight Account you enter for an invoice. This means you could create a distribution variance on a paid invoice if you do not ensure the distributions total equals the invoice amount when you do your invoice adjustments. and the invoice terms date as the start date.2 Recalculate Scheduled Payment: Payables calculates scheduled payments using a start date and payment terms. Payables displays a pop–up window that reads. You would discover this possible error when you submit Invoice Validation because Invoice Validation would place a Distribution Variance hold on the invoice and prevent you from creating accounting entries for the invoice. .document and then match to another purchase order document that is not final matched. The following table shows which options Payables uses during the recalculation. If you usually allocate freight to invoice distributions. unless you have manually updated any of the scheduled payments or used the Split Schedule functionality. The system uses the value you enter here for all freight charges your suppliers send in XML invoices.2 Allow Online Validation: Enable this option if you want to allow users to select Invoice Validation from the Invoice Actions window or choose the Validate button in the Invoice Batches window. Freight Account. The available options are different depending on whether the invoice is purchase order matched. Payables automatically calculates scheduled payments for invoices using the invoice payment terms.1 Confirm Date as Invoice Number: If you enable this option. If you enable the Automatically Create Freight Distribution Payables option. the invoice will be payable in full on 30–JAN–2002. If you do not enter a value here then the system prorates freight charges across Item lines on iSupplier Portal invoices. 3. If you do not enter a value here then the import prorates freight charges across Item lines on XML invoices. Payables uses the most recent of the available start date options and the most favorable of the available payment terms options so you can optimize your cash flow. you must enter a freight account. The system uses the value you enter here for all freight charges your suppliers enter online in Oracle iSupplier Portal. 4. then during invoice entry when you accept the invoice date as the default for invoice number.Automatically Create Freight Distribution: If you enable this option. For example. Payables determines which payment terms are more favorable by comparing the rank you assigned to the terms in the Payment Terms window. or enter freight distributions manually.

If no value is entered. • Goods Received/Invoice Date. Payables validates the built account. Your system administrator can define additional document categories for an invoice type. you may want to have immediate payment terms for all prepayment type invoices. If you do not enter a value here. For example. Payables automatically assigns a document category to an invoice if your Sequential Numbering profile option is Partially Used or Always Used. and if the resulting GL account is not valid and active. you might have some Item distributions that use a built account and some that use the supplier site’s prepayment account.3 Allow Document Category Override: Enable this option if you want to allow users to override the default Document Category assigned to an invoice by Payables. Payables does not assign a document category to an invoice and you cannot enable this option.4. then Payables instead defaults the supplier site’s prepayment account. • 6. Current date for your Payables system. even on the same invoice. then Payables will default the supplier site value for invoice payment terms to prepayments you enter. Payables builds the account on each prepayment Item distribution using: • the natural (charge) account segment from the supplier site’s prepayment account. then the system date is used. the value you enter here defaults to all prepayment invoices. If your Sequential Numbering profile option is Not Used. Payables prevents you from applying the prepayment to an invoice until on or after the settlement date. Therefore. if you use this option.1 Prepayment Payment Terms: Payment terms that you want to use for all prepayments. • Invoice Date. • If you do not enable this option then Payables always defaults the supplier site’s prepayment account to prepayment Item distributions. Note that this value does not exist at the supplier or supplier site level. then when you match a prepayment to a purchase order or receipt. Date that you enter in the Date Goods Received field. Invoice date you enter during invoice entry. 6. GL Date Basis: The date you want Payables to use as the default accounting date for invoices during invoice entry. then the invoice date is used.2 Prepayment Settlement Days: Number of days you want Payables to add to the system date to calculate a default settlement date for a prepayment. If no value is entered. Payables predefines a document category for each invoice type. • Goods Received/System Date. . and • all other account segments from the corresponding purchase order or receipt distribution. or enter a document category for an invoice. 5.3 Build Prepayment Accounts When Matching: If you enable this option. • System Date. Date that you enter in the Date Goods Received field. 6. The date you enter the invoice.

Payables adds the supplier site to an existing supplier. Payables creates suppliers based on the defaults you select in this region and employee information from the Enter Person window. available advances. When Hold Unmatched Invoices for a supplier site is enabled. You can override this default during expense report entry. up to the amount of the Internet expense report. and the Office address is from the HR_LOCATIONS table. available advances. Payment Terms Payment terms you want to assign to any suppliers that you create from employees during Expense Report Import. Automatically Create Employee as Supplier If you enable this option. and lists them on the Exceptions section of the Expense Report Import Report. Apply Advances Default value for the Apply Advances option in the Expense Reports window in Payables. You can review suppliers and adjust any defaults in the Suppliers window. Payment Priority Payment priority you want to assign to any suppliers that you create from employees during Expense Report Import. If the supplier site you are paying (HOME or OFFICE) does not yet exist. Hold Unmatched Expense Reports This option defaults to the Hold Unmatched Invoices option for the supplier and supplier site for any suppliers Payables creates during Expense Report Import. Payables requires that you match each invoice for the supplier site to . Payables applies advances to employee expense reports if the employee has any outstanding. which represents the priority of payment for a supplier. You can override this value in the Expense Reports window. Payables automatically creates a supplier for any expense report where an employee does not already exist as a supplier. Payables creates a HOME or OFFICE supplier site with the appropriate address. enter an employee as a supplier in the Suppliers window and link the Employee Name/Number to the supplier before you use Expense Report Import. A default expense report template appears in the Expense Reports window only if the expense report template is active. If you do not enable this option. when you import Payables expense reports. A number. then Expense Report Import applies all outstanding. The Home address is from the PER_ADDRESSES table. Payables cannot import expense reports without corresponding suppliers. Pay Group Pay Group you want to assign to any suppliers that you create from employees during Expense Report Import. If you use Internet Expenses and you enable this option. Suggestion: Define and assign immediate payment terms for your employee suppliers. You can define additional values for Pay Group in the Purchasing Lookups window. starting with the oldest.Expense Report Payables Options Default Template The default expense report template that you want to use in the Payables Expense Reports window. depending on where you are paying the expense report. between 1 (high) and 99 (low). If you enable this option.

Payables warns you that interest is due on the invoice and you should pay the invoice in a payment batch or with a Quick payment. Payables will not apply a hold if the sum of the invoice distributions by accounting code combination is zero. If you pay an overdue invoice using a manual payment. You cannot pay the invoice until you release the hold. Payables applies the hold to the invoice during Invoice Validation. then Payables applies a Matching Required hold to an invoice if it has Item type distributions that are not matched to a purchase order or receipt. or you can manually release the hold in the Holds window of the Invoice Workbench. such as expense and liability accounts. Payables automatically creates interest invoices when you pay overdue invoices in a payment batch or with a Quick payment. You can release this hold by matching the invoice to a purchase order or receipt and resubmitting Invoice Validation.either a purchase order or receipt. for the interest invoices Payables creates automatically when you pay overdue invoices. If you enable this option for a site. Interest Payables Options Use this region to enable Automatic Interest Calculation and then enter defaults. . Allow Interest Invoices: Enable this option if you want to allow Payables to calculate interest for overdue invoices and create interest invoices for selected suppliers.

you must enter a liability account. Withholding Tax Payables Options . If you do not enable the Allow Interest Invoices Payables option. Prorate Across Overdue Invoice: If you enable this option. If you do not enable this option then Payables creates interest invoices with one distribution and the expense interest invoice account. It then builds the account for each interest invoice distribution by using • the natural (charge) account segment from the interest invoice expense account that you enter below. This liability account is always used when interest invoices are automatically created during the payment process. Payables uses this account as the liability account when it creates accounting entries for interest invoices. you cannot enable the Allow Interest Invoices option in the Suppliers window. Payables prorates the interest amount across the item distributions on the overdue invoice.If you enable this option. You can override this default value at any time. Payables enables the Allow Interest Invoices option in the Payment Region of the Suppliers window for all new suppliers you enter. Minimum Interest Amount: If you enable the Allow Interest Invoices option. you must enter a value in this field that represents the minimum interest amount Payables will pay. If the calculated interest amount is less than this amount. Payables does not overwrite the liability account if you use Automatic Offsets. If your enterprise is a United States agency that uses USSGL transaction codes. When you enable the Allow Interest Invoices Payables option. and • all other account segments from the corresponding item distribution of the overdue invoice. If the Prorate Across Overdue Invoice option is enabled then Payables uses the natural (charge) account from the account you enter here when it builds expense accounts for an interest invoice. Payables does not create an interest invoice. then Payables also copies the USSGL transaction codes from the item distributions on the overdue invoice to the item distributions on the interest invoice. the setting of the Prorate Across Overdue Invoice option below indicates how you want Payables to account for interest invoices. • If Dynamic Insertion is disabled and the GL accounts that Payables builds are not valid and active. Expense Interest Invoice Account: If the Prorate Across Overdue Invoice option is disabled then when Payables creates an interest invoice it creates a single distribution with this account. then Payables will instead use the expense interest account for each distribution. Liability Interest Invoice Account: If you enable the Allow Interest Invoices option.

. When you create payments in a payment batch or with a Quick payment. If you enable this option. The name of the withholding tax group that you would like to use as the default withholding tax group for the new suppliers you enter. If you adjust an invoice after you submit Invoice Validation. Enable this option to allow manual creation and adjustments of Withholding Tax type distributions for your invoices. Note: If Payables withholds tax at Invoice Validation. • At Invoice Validation Time.Use Withholding Tax. you have the option to allow your suppliers and supplier sites to be subject to withholding tax. Select the time at which you would like Payables to apply withholding taxes to your supplier's invoices: • Never. then you need to manually adjust the withholding tax. • Include Discount Amount. it calculates withholding only once. Payables includes the invoice discount amount when it calculates withholding tax amounts for the invoice. Select this option to enable Automatic Withholding Tax. Tax Group. • At Payment Time. Apply Withholding Tax. Allow Manual Withholding. Withholding Amount Basis.

When this option is enabled. Payables initiates the Update 1099 Withholding Tax Distributions program. Payables automatically provides the following values: Income Tax Type value of MISC4. then when Payables automatically creates distributions of type Withholding Tax for 1099 reportable suppliers. If you enable this option then you can report on federal income tax withheld (MISC4) for 1099 suppliers. then the program updates distributions that have a payment date of January 1 of the current year or later. You can create a withholding type tax code without entering a tax authority. The program selects distributions to update as follows: If the current date is before March 1 of the current calendar year then the program updates distributions with a payment date of January 1 of the previous calendar year or later. However. then you need to enter these values manually. you will need to manually ensure that each withholding type tax code has an associated tax authority.15:58 Tax Defaults and Rules Payables Options . Invoice Tax/Witholding Tax/Tax Defaults and Rules Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. Note: Payables provides these values only for distributions it creates automatically. if you change to an option other than Never. Include Income Tax Type on Withholding Distributions. which updates these values on existing Withholding Tax distributions. 11/20/2009 . Create Withholding Invoice. Select the time at which you would like Payables to automatically create withholding tax invoices to remit withheld taxes to tax authorities: • Never. • At Payment Time. Payables includes the invoice tax amount when it calculates withholding tax amounts for the invoice. if the Combined Filing Payables option is enabled. Income Tax Region value.• Include Tax Amount. When you enable this option. • At Invoice Validation Time. If you create a Withholding Tax distribution manually. If the current date is March 1 of the current calendar year or later.

Use this region to set a hierarchy for Payables to use when it provides default values for Tax Code fields. consecutive number starting with 1. Payables always searches first at the Purchase Order Level for purchase order matched documents. If you enable the Enforce Tax From Account option. For each source. Payables always searches next at the Natural Account. • You have disabled the Allow Tax Code Override option in the Tax Options window in General Ledger. Note: Two Payables options supersede the hierarchy you define. If you enable the Enforce Tax from Purchase Order option. in the order you designate until it finds a valid active Tax Code value (tax code or tax group). If the tax code does not match the account then Invoice Validation will place the invoice on Natural Account Tax hold. it stops searching and defaults the tax value to the document you are creating. Enforce Tax From Account : Enable this option if you want to enforce the relationship between the tax code and the expense or asset account for distributions. and give each source a unique. Payables checks the Natural Account first. If the invoice is not purchase order matched or if you have not enabled the Enforce Tax from Purchase Order option. If you enable the Enforce Tax From Account option. then during Expense Report Import and Payables Open . Payables searches the sources you enable. • You have assigned tax codes to accounts in the Tax Options window in General Ledger. enter a rank (1 is searched first). that the tax code matches: • You have enabled the Enforce Tax From Account option. When it finds a tax value. If the following conditions are true then Invoice Validation checks that for every account to which you have assigned a tax code. Enable each source you want to use by checking its check box.

If the purchase order shipment to which you matched is defined in Purchasing as taxable. and enters no Tax Code value on the invoice distribution. Enforce Tax From Purchase Order :Enable this option if you want Payables to honor the Taxable flag on the purchase order shipment. Invoice Tax Payables Options . If this option is enabled. regardless of the rank you assign to the PO for Matched Invoices source in your Tax Code Defaults hierarchy. You can also manually release a Tax Difference hold in the Holds window and the Invoice Actions window. If the tax code is incorrect. then Invoice Validation automatically applies a Tax Difference hold to the invoice. Payables will not import the invoice or expense report and will list it as an exception. Note: If you enable this option we recommend that you do not also enable the Enforce Tax From Account Payables option in the Tax Defaults and Rules tabbed region. the system continues searching in your Tax Code Defaults hierarchy if it finds no Tax Code value on the purchase order shipment. Payables releases the hold when you submit Invoice Validation after correcting the Tax Code on the invoice or on the purchase order you matched to. If you enable this option we recommend that you rank Account at or near the top of your source hierarchy to minimize holds. then the system defaults the Tax Code value from the shipment. then even though the purchase order shipment is nontaxable. then the system does not use your Tax Code Defaults hierarchy. Invoice Validation also applies a Tax Difference hold to an invoice if the invoice and purchase order Tax Code values are the same and the purchase order shipment to which you matched is non–taxable. If the shipment is nontaxable. the system looks at the Taxable flag on the purchase order shipment during matching.Interface Import the system checks the tax codes of all accounts that have tax codes assigned to them. and if you want Invoice Validation to verify that the invoice Tax Code value matches the Tax Code value on the purchase order document that the invoice is matched to. and the Tax Code values on the invoice and the purchase order are not the same. If this option is not enabled. If the purchase order shipment is taxable.

Payables does not assign the default to the invoices you enter for the supplier site. You cannot enable this option if you select Line or Tax Code as your Calculation Level Payables option. If you have enabled this option and the invoice has no tax. . You can adjust the tax distribution in the Distributions window. If you enable this option. If you allow override of the tax calculation level and you enter an invoice using Line or Tax Code level calculation. in the Invoices window you enter a tax code with a zero-percent tax rate assigned to it.Require Tax Entry at Header. In addition. If you enter a Tax Code and Tax Amount for an invoice. If you enable this option. This option does not apply to any imported invoices or to credit and debit memos that are entered in the Invoice Workbench. Payables will not require you to enter a Tax Code or Tax Amount in the Invoices window even if you have enabled the Require Tax Entry at Header option. when you enable this option and enter a Use type tax code as the default tax code for a supplier site. then Payables creates a tax distribution. Payables automatically calculates a Tax Amount. Do not enable this option if you want to enter Use type tax codes on invoices. You may not want to enable this option if you want to allocate tax across selected invoice distributions. You are required to enter a value for a Tax Code field only if one has not defaulted from a source designated in your tax hierarchy. Payables requires you to enter a Tax Code and Tax Amount in the Invoices window when you enter an invoice. If you use Automatic Tax Calculation at the Header level. or if your system is set up with a Tax Code default and an automatically calculated Tax Amount. Payables prevents you from entering Use tax codes on invoices.

select the level at which you want Payables to automatically calculate sales tax.If the Require Tax Entry at Header Payables option is disabled when you enter an invoice. or by matching to purchase orders. or invoice. When calculating tax amounts. and Includes Tax check box in the Distributions window. If an expense report has no tax. If you do not enable this option. Automatically create tax distributions based on the distribution Amount. Tax Code. then the Tax Code and Tax Amount fields are optional. Select this option if you want to enable Payables to automatically calculate and enter tax on invoices. Payables will disable Automatic Tax Calculation options throughout the system. and Includes Tax check box in the Distributions window. you can enter a zero amount line with a zero rate tax. and you also want to create tax distributions for other invoices by manually entering tax distributions. The Calculation Level defaults in the following order: Payables Options -> Suppliers -> Supplier Site -> Invoices. group lines with the same tax code and Includes Tax check box setting together. Allow Calculation Level Override. Calculation Level. Use Automatic Tax Calculation. calculate tax. then the Expense Report Import program rejects any expense reports that do not have at least one tax line. If you want to use Automatic Tax Calculation for some invoices. You can selectively disable Automatic Tax Calculation for a particular supplier. See: Disabling Automatic Tax Calculation. Payables copies the invoice tax code and tax amount values to the new tax distribution but does no tax calculation. Supplier Sites. supplier site. Automatically create tax distributions based on the distribution Amount. This value defaults to new suppliers you enter. Payables will not automatically calculate sales tax for any invoice entered after you disable the option. • Line. You can adjust the default calculation level in the Supplier. Tax Code. then enable this option. then add the tax amounts. If this option is not enabled. Payables does no tax calculation but will automatically create a tax distribution if you enter values for Tax Code and Tax Amount in the Invoices window. calculate tax for each distribution. and Invoices windows only if the Allow Override option is currently enabled in the previous window. You can enable the Allow Calculation Level override check box in the Suppliers window for new and existing suppliers only if the Allow Calculation Level Override check box in the Payables Options window is currently enabled. by allocating tax across selected invoice distributions. round the tax amount. When calculating tax amounts. . and then round the tax amount. Automatically create tax distributions based on the Invoice Amount and Tax Code in the Invoices window: • Tax Code. Enable this option if you want to allow users to adjust the default value of the Calculation Level option for new and existing suppliers. Note that if you enable this option and if you process expense reports in Payables. If you enable the Use Automatic Tax Calculation option. Automatically create tax distributions based on the Invoice Amount and Tax Code in the Invoices window: • Header. If you disable this option after you have enabled it.

Expense Report Templates. then you cannot enable this option. Payment accounting/Payment Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. You cannot enable this option unless you enable Automatic Tax Calculation and you select Line or Tax Code as your Calculation Level.Distribution Amounts Include Tax. Allow Override. Invoice Gateway. you can override the Distribution Amounts Include Tax check box default value for all suppliers. When the Distribution Amount Includes Tax check box is enabled at the supplier site. If you enable this option you can also adjust the Includes Tax check boxes in the Expense Report Templates window. Payables subtracts the calculated tax from non-Tax (Item. Prepayment type) distributions when Payables automatically creates tax distributions. Payables always checks the Includes Tax check box for invoice distributions and recurring invoice templates. If you enable the Allow Override option. Enable this option if you use Automatic Tax Calculation at the Line level or Tax Code level. and you want the Distribution Amounts Includes Tax check box to be enabled by default for all new suppliers you enter. Therefore you can never enable the Includes Tax check box in any of the following windows: Distributions. Misc. 11/20/2009 . When you select this option at the supplier site. Freight. and you can change it in the Suppliers window if you enable the following option.13:19 . Allow Override. Note that if you enable Header as the Calculation Level Payables option. This value defaults to the Distribution Amounts Include Tax option in the Suppliers window.

Payables adds 5 days to the system date to calculate the default Pay through Date when you initiate a payment batch. Payables includes this information in some EFT payment formats. Payables predefines a document category for each payment method. Your system administrator can define additional document categories for a payment method. You can then use these . If a payment batch exceeds the maximum outlay. Payables uses this value as a default in the Payment Batches window. Additional Pay Through Days Number of days between your regular payment batches. Payables uses the additional pay through days to determine the default Pay Through Date when you initiate a payment batch. Payables displays a warning message that you are exceeding your maximum outlay.Bank Account: The internal bank account you use to disburse funds. and the Payments window. If your Sequential Numbering profile option is Partially Used or Always Used. if you define 5 as the value in this field. For example. EFT User Number The number which identifies you as a user of electronic funds transfer services to your bank or clearing organization. Payables automatically assigns a document category to a payment document when you define a payment format for the payment document. but allows you to proceed with the payment batch. Payment Batch Limit: The default maximum outlay amount Payables will pay for each payment batch. Allow Document Category Override Enable this option if you want to allow users to override the default document category assigned to a payment document by Payables.

you cannot select Prorate Tax for your Discount Distribution Method Payables option. Payables assigns the discount to the charge account unless the invoice is matched to a purchase order with Accrue on Receipt enabled. Payables prorates 10 percent of the discount amount across the tax distributions. Exclude Tax From Discount Calculation If you enable this option. Prorate Tax: Payables automatically prorates a percentage of the discount amount across the tax distributions. If you leave this field blank. Payables credits the remaining 90 percent of the discount amount to the Discount Taken account. taxes with corresponding offset taxes. only if you enable this Payables option. and you want to have Payables distribute Discount Taken amounts across balancing segments. If your Exclude Tax From Discount Payables option is enabled in this window and you enable this option. Prorate Expense: Payables automatically prorates any discounts across all the invoice distributions. if your tax distributions are 10 percent of the total invoice amount.additional document categories to override the default document category for a payment document. Payables only prorates the percentage of discount amount equal to the percentage of your tax distributions. Note that even if you enable this option. Payables also does not allow you to enter a document category for a payment. For example. . such as VAT taxes. If your Sequential Numbering profile option is set to Not Used. If you enable Automatic Offsets. If you do not enable this option. Payables does not assign a document category to a payment document and you cannot enter a value in this field. When you enter an invoice you can always override the default invoice amount applicable to discount. and if you use Header level tax calculation. Payables credits the remaining discount amount to the Discount Taken account you enter in the Financials Options window. Payables subtracts the tax amount from the invoice amount when it enters the invoice amount applicable to discount in the Invoices window. Payables uses the System Account method for distributing your discounts. will not be excluded from discount calculation. If you enable this option. You cannot select Prorate Tax if your Exclude Tax From Discount Payables option is enabled in this window. when you enter an invoice. choose this method. in which case it is assigned to the price variance account. Discount Method The method you want Payables to use for distributing the discounts you take when making payments. then the discount is prorated only to the expense lines and not the tax lines. Payables uses the gross amount (including the tax amount) of an invoice as the invoice amount applicable to discount. System Account: Payables credits all discounts to the system Discount Taken account you define in the Financials Options window.

If you do not enable this option. and payment exchange rate if you are using multiple currencies. if you enable this feature. the user who formatted the payment batch receives a workflow notification that the payment batch was confirmed. Allow Print: If you enable this option. then you can print Quick payments. If you enable this option. If you enable this option. you can reissue a Quick payment. then when your system receives a Confirm Business Object Document XML message from your bank that indicates that the XML payment transmission was successful.If you enable the Use Bank Charges option in the payment region. you can override the Payables default of the Remit–to field of the Payments window and the Modify Payment Batch window. When the system automatically confirms a payment batch. The checks are identical except that the new check has a new check number. . you can override the Remit–to Bank Account only in the Scheduled Payments window. the system automatically confirms the payment batch that generated the payment XML message. If you enable this option. You can then select an alternate Remit–to account from a list of the supplier site’s active bank accounts that use the same payment currency. Allow Remit–to Account Override: Check this check box if you want to allow users to change the default primary supplier site bank account during Quick payment and payment batch creation. Suggestion: If you are going to print Quick payments. You may need to reissue a check for a Quick payment if it is spoiled during printing. you must enter a value for the Bank Charge bearer field in the Supplier region of the Payables Options window. Also. Payables allows you to create payments with a payment date before the system date for any payment except a manual payment. you may want to have a fast. and you cannot override this value. Allow Address Change Enable this option if you want to allow users to address a payment to an address other than the invoice’s supplier site’s address. Allow Void and Reissue: If you enable this option. Payables will enter System Account as the value for the discount distribution method field in the Payment region of the Payables Options window. Use Bank Charges: If you want to use the Bank charge feature. Payables voids the old check and creates a replacement check. payment date. the Discount Distribution Method defaults to System Account and you cannot update it. dedicated concurrent manager queue and a dedicated printer with checks ready to print. When you reissue a check. Allow Pre–Date: If you enable this option. You cannot select the Void and Reissue option for future dated payments. XML Payments Automatic Confirmation Enable this option if you use the XML Payments feature and want the system to automatically confirm payment batches that generate Process Payment Request XML messages. enable this option. You print a Quick payment by selecting the Print Now option in the Payment Actions window.

2 bank charges: debit the Bank Charges account and credit the Cash account 2. depending on how the Account for Payment option is set. Both (When Payment is Issued.1 reconciled payment: debit the Cash Clearing account and credit the Cash account 2. unreconciled payment: debit the AP Liability account and credit the Cash Clearing account For future dated payments. Account For Payment Choose when you want to create payment accounting entries. Then. Debits and credits depend whether the bank error was a positive or negative amount . and When Payment Clears): Payables accounts for each payment you issue twice—once as an unreconciled payment and once again as a cleared payment. Payables creates the following accounting entries after payment issue: 1.If you enable this option. 2. If you select both options you have the same functionality as the Allow Reconciliation Accounting option provided in previous releases.3 bank errors: account in Cash account and Bank Errors account. This accounting assumes you use accrual basis accounting. so they are not included here. I. debit the AP Liability account and credit the Future Dated Payment Account. Any accounting entries for gain and loss are controlled by the Account for Gain/Loss Payables option. Payables creates the following accounting entries. Payables then creates the following accounting entries after payment reconciliation or clearing in Cash Management: 2. you cannot take discounts on invoices. You specify the GL accounts when you define the payment document. debit the Future Dated payment Account and credit the Cash Clearing account. at payment maturity. You can select one or both options.

For future dated payments. When Payment Clears If you select only this option. – reconciled payment: debit the AP Liability account and credit the Cash (asset) account. or bank errors. If Payables creates summarized journal entries. Transfer to GL/Mathcing/Currency Submitted by Anonymous on Thu.13:29 Transfer to GL Payables Options Use this region to set defaults for submission of the Payables Transfer to General Ledger Process.II. Summarize the accounting lines by account and date. debit the AP Liability account and credit the Future Dated Payment Account. Payables combines all the invoice or payment transactions for a particular account or date into a single journal entry line. – bank errors: account in Cash account and Bank Errors account. . or gain and loss at reconciliation. Although you can reconcile the payment in Cash Management. 11/19/2009 . Journal Import imports accounting entries from the GL Interface into Oracle General Ledger.unreconciled payment: debit the AP Liability account and credit the Cash account. – bank charges: debit the Bank Charges account and credit the Cash account. Payables creates the following accounting entries. Payables creates the following accounting entries. at payment maturity. • Summarize by Accounting Period. III. Submit Journal Import Enable this option if you want to submit journal import when you submit Payables Transfer to General Ledger. Transfer to GL Interface Select the level at which you want to summarize accounting entries when you submit the Payables Transfer to General Ledger program. bank charges. which transfers accounting lines to Oracle General Ledger. When Payment is Issued: Payables accounts for each payment once. If you do not create summarized journal entries. debit the Future Dated payment Account and credit the Cash account. • Summarize by Accounting Date. • In Detail. . If you use Oracle General Ledger you can also set defaults for submitting Expense Report Import. After you clear the payment in Oracle Cash Management. Then. after payment issue. Summarize the accounting lines by account and accounting period. then Payables creates a journal entry line for each accounting entry. The original accounting entries remain in Payables until you purge them. Payables does not create accounting entries for payment reconciliation. Do not summarize the entries. Payables accounts for each payment once. After you issue the payment. Debits and credits depend whether the bank error was a positive or negative amount. after clearing.

then when users submit the Payables Transfer to General Ledger Process. Matching Payables Options Allow Final Matching Enable this option to allow final matching of purchase order matched invoices. You can . Choose this option if you want users to change the Transfer to GL Interface parameter when submitting the report for individual journal categories. they can change the defaults that you set in this region.Allow Override At Program Submission If this option is enabled.

or on any imported invoices. Payables only allows you to match an invoice to a purchase order shipment. you cannot override the account if the purchase order is projects related and the item destination for the purchase order distribution is Inventory. If you enable this option. Allow Distribution Level Matching Enable this option if you want to allow matching to purchase order distributions. If you do not enable this option. Transfer PO Descriptive Flexfield Information Enable this option if you want Payables to automatically transfer the descriptive flexfield information from the purchase order distribution to the invoice distribution when you match an invoice to a purchase order. make sure that the flexfield structure is the same for purchase order distributions and invoice distributions. In addition. Attention: If you final match to a purchase order. You can override the account for a matched invoice distribution in the Distributions window of the Invoice Workbench. Currency Payables Options . If you enable this option. You cannot final match when you match invoices to receipts. any subsequent invoices matched to the purchase order will be placed on hold. or perpetual receipt accrual. you can match an invoice to one or more purchase order distributions. and you cannot manually release the hold. You cannot override the account for a matched invoice distribution if you use encumbrance accounting. Allow Matching Account Override Enable this option if you want to allow override of the account for an invoice distribution created from matching to a purchase order.indicate a final match when you match an invoice to a purchase order during invoice entry or when you adjust a matched invoice distribution.

either manually. you still have the option of entering a foreign currency invoice amount and exchange rate so Payables will calculate and enter the functional currency amount. you can enter exchange rates. Payables defaults the rate automatically. then when you enter a foreign currency invoice. If you update this Payables option from enabled to disabled. This functionality applies to invoices you enter in the Invoices window and invoices you import from the Payables Open Interface. Payables automatically calculates the realized gain or loss and records it in this account. and Maturity Rate Date. then Payables always requires an exchange rate. If the exchange rate type is User. Exchange Rate Type Payables uses this as the default exchange rate type when you enter invoices or create payments. then Payables calculates and enters the exchange rate. If the exchange rate changes between invoice entry and payment. Calculate User Exchange Rate If you already know the functional currency amounts of any foreign currency invoices you are entering. you are required to enter the Maturity Rate. Payables records gains and losses only if you use accrual basis accounting. If this option is enabled then when you enter a foreign currency invoice. Payables also allows you to define a multiple currency payment format and bank account if you enable this option. The Account for Gain/Loss Payables option controls when Payables accounts for gains and losses. Maturity Rate Type. If this option is enabled. Require Exchange Rate Entry Enable this option to require entry of an exchange rate whenever you enter an invoice or a payment in a currency other than your functional currency or an associated fixed rate currency. You cannot create accounting entries for or pay foreign currency invoices without exchange rates.Use Multiple Currencies Enable this option if you want to enter and pay invoices in a currency different from your functional currency. Payables allows you to enter a value for functional currency amount in the Invoices window only if this option is enabled. . Payables checks and warns you if you have any multiple currency bank accounts that are using multiple currency payment formats. based on the date and the Rate type you enter. If you maintain daily rates in the Daily Rates window. either entered by the user or calculated by the system. or by using the AutoRate program. You must inactivate the payment documents that use multiple currency payment formats and change the Multiple Currency field value on multiple currency bank accounts to disabled before you can change this Payables option from enabled to disabled. if you select the exchange rate type of User and you provide the functional currency amount. When you create future dated payments. Realized Gain/Loss Payables uses these accounts as the default realized gain and loss accounts for payments from each of your bank accounts. then you can enable this option so Payables can calculate and enter effective invoice exchange rates for those invoices. After you have entered invoices or created payments.

• The functional currency amounts of payments do not equal the amount recorded as the liability. and you have rounding errors. .001 GBP. the payment will be for 100.001 will be recorded in this account. The system charges the remaining amount to the rounding account to fully relieve the cash clearing account. This happens when you make the final payment of an invoice that is already partially paid. For example. The system charges the remaining amount to the rounding account to fully relieve liability.Rounding Payables uses this account for currency rounding at the following times: • You use multiple currencies and the payment currency does not round within the payment currency precision. This happens when you make the final payment of an invoice that is already partially paid. and the rounding error of . • You have enabled automatic offsets and the cash account is pooled.00 GBP. if a payment rounds to 100.

. and Over 3 Weeks. you define one type of aging period called Weeks Past Due. You also define a type of aging period called Current.Aging Periods Submitted by Anonymous on Mon. you select the type of aging periods to use for the report. 2 Weeks. Due in 2 Weeks. Due in 3 Weeks. and define the following periods for Current: Due in More than 3 Weeks. You can use the Aging Periods window to modify or reorder the periods within an aging period type at any time. Each column corresponds to one period. Payables displays the invoice information in four columns. When you submit the Invoice Aging Report. When you submit the report. 3 Weeks. 11/23/2009 . if you select Weeks Past Due for the Type parameter. For example.10:26 Use the Aging Periods window to define time periods for the Invoice Aging Report. and define the following periods for Weeks Past Due: 1 Week. Payables reports on the four periods with that type. and Due in 1 Week. The Invoice Aging Report provides information about invoice payments due during four periods you specify.

you define the tax names. You can then enter a tax group in the Tax Code field for Payables and Purchasing transactions to calculate multiple taxes on a single taxable item. Payables uses the tax code to validate that you have entered tax distributions correctly.14:54 In the Tax Codes window. After you define tax codes. and an account to which you charge tax amounts. or tax codes. Simply select the Includes Tax check box when you enter the distribution.5% rate the next year. and Payables adjusts the calculation. a tax rate. and a 10. You do not need to define special tax codes for distributions that include tax. you can group them into tax groups in the Tax Groups window. you can define a tax code that has a 10% rate one year. Each tax code has a tax type. For example. During the Payables Invoice Validation process. Payables automatically uses the correct rate depending on the invoice date. you use on invoices to record invoice taxes you pay to suppliers and tax authorities.Tax Codes Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. . Payables calculates the invoice sales tax and automatically creates tax distributions. If you use automatic tax calculation. You define the Tax Code Defaults hierarchy in the Payables Options window to determine the order in which Payables searches for a tax value (tax code or tax group) when a Payables document requires a default tax value. You can assign tax codes to expense or asset accounts so that Payables will automatically enter the appropriate tax code when you enter an account. 11/22/2009 . You can define tax codes that have different tax rates during an effective date range you specify.

but the associated Offset tax reduces or eliminates your tax liability. 11/22/2009 . Withholding Tax Codes Withholding Tax type tax codes can have multiple rates. In the Tax Codes window you can associate Offset taxes with Sales or User–defined taxes. you record the tax.Offset Tax Codes Offset taxes are negative–rate taxes. first define the Offset tax. effective date ranges. and taxable amount limits.15:05 Use Tax Groups to combine your tax codes into tax groups to calculate multiple taxes on single taxable items in your Payables and Purchasing transactions. You can also use this feature to manage multiple tax recovery requirements. When you use the Sales or User–defined tax on an invoice. Tax Groups Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. Then when you define the Sales or User–defined tax. . you do not need to set up tax groups. You can also link a tax authority supplier to a Withholding Tax type tax code so you can create invoices to pay taxes you withheld from your suppliers. tax amount limits. To associate an Offset tax with a Sales or User–defined tax. If you only use single tax codes with a single recovery rate. enter the Offset tax code in the Offset Tax field.

After you define your tax groups. When you use a tax group. Attention: The tax rates and accounting entries used throughout this manual are provided for illustration purposes only. These tax codes can have associated offset taxes. and recovery rules or recovery rates. you can use only one tax group within a single invoice. you can either enter a tax group or an individual tax code in fields that require a tax code.14:46 If you record partially recoverable and nonrecoverable taxes in Payables or Purchasing. You can assign any Sales or user–defined tax code to a tax group.You can use your tax groups with any transactions that you enter along your procure–to–pay chain. You can assign the same tax group to multiple taxable items on an invoice. In the Tax Codes window you specify the recovery rate by entering either a . For example. However. the system calculates the tax amounts for each tax code in that tax group. Tax Recovery Rules Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. Please contact a tax professional for specific implementation requirements. You can assign individual tax codes to tax groups in the Tax Groups window. the system calculates the recovery rate for tax codes (including tax codes in tax groups) you use for invoices and purchases order distributions. The Tax Defaulting Hierarchy can also use tax group values to provide default tax values to transactions you enter. you can enter a tax group name in the Tax Code field in the Invoices window. 11/22/2009 . The system will then calculate multiple taxes for the invoice.

the nature of the goods or services purchased 3. for a single supplier. Each active rate must have a unique combination of account range. For example. Suppliers Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. you store supplier information only once. Each tax recovery rule can have multiple rates. the intended usage for the items purchased The account for a purchased item provides information about its recovery rate. However. Use a tax recovery rule if the recovery rate varies. Most supplier information automatically defaults to all supplier sites to facilitate supplier site entry. it uses the January rate and for a February distribution it uses the February rate. You can also enter employees whom you reimburse for expense reports. the account records information that might influence the recovery rate such as the division or cost center purchasing the item. 08/09/2009 .fixed percentage rate or a tax recovery rule. When the system calculates the recovery rate for a January invoice distribution. supplier type) In the Tax Recovery Rules window you can define tax recovery rules. and enter supplier sites for each location. and the natural account of the item. For example. When you enter a supplier that does business from multiple locations. the nature of the business or the organization 2. You can designate supplier sites as pay sites. you can buy from several different sites and send payments to several different sites. you can specify the recovery rate with either a percentage rate or a PL*SQL function name. RFQ only sites. When you define a recovery rule.23:36 Set up suppliers in the Suppliers window to record information about individuals and companies from whom you purchase goods and services. . you set up a recovery rule with different recovery rates for January and February. For example. effective dates. Specify a PL*SQL function name when you need to use a complex tax rule. The degree of tax recovery can be influenced by factors such as: 1. and condition. or procurement card sites. you can override these defaults and have unique information for each site. purchasing sites. You can set up recovery rules to assign recovery rates based on the rate you assign to an account range. depending on the following distribution attributes: • Distribution account • Invoice date • Condition (for example.

Most information you enter in the Suppliers window is used only to enter defaults in the Supplier Sites window. If you update information at the supplier level. you can also record information for your own reference. it only uses supplier site information as a default. you can update them at any time to change controls and defaults for future transactions. Options and defaults set at one level automatically cascade down to all lower levels in the hierarchy. such as names of contacts or the customer number your supplier has assigned to you. you can buy from several different sites and send the payments to only one site. • Setting Up Suppliers and Supplier Sites • Merging Suppliers Setting Up Suppliers and Supplier Sites Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. Oracle Payables contains a hierarchy of options and defaults to expedite and control data entry. • You can designate supplier sites as one of the following types: . 10/18/2009 . Although you need to define these options and defaults only once. When you enter a supplier. You can override options and defaults at lower levels in the hierarchy.21:22 For every supplier.The system uses information you enter for suppliers and supplier sites to enter default values when you later enter transactions for a supplier site. even if the supplier site value is null and the supplier has a value. you can create an unlimited number of sites with different addresses and contacts. For example. for a single supplier. When the system enters that information in a later transaction. existing supplier sites are not updated.

. • Compare the supplier name with the names on these reports to ensure that the supplier does not already exist in the system.RFQ Only Site: In Oracle Purchasing you can only create request for quotations from a Request For Quotations (RFQ) Only Site. Contact information is for your reference only and is not used by the system. • For every supplier site. . • Submit a Suppliers Report. and telephone number) specific to that site. • Submit a Supplier Audit Report to obtain a listing of suppliers whose names are the same up to a specific number of characters.Pay Site: You can only enter an invoice for a supplier site that is designated as Pay Site.Purchasing Site: You can only create purchase orders in a Purchasing Site. • Perform a Find or Query on the supplier name. verify that the supplier does not already exist in the system. you can enter contact information (name. You cannot create purchase orders in an RFQ Only Site. address.. Avoiding Duplicate Suppliers Before setting up a new supplier. • Entering Basic Supplier Information  Control/ Purchasing and Receiving option  Invoice Tax/Withholding Tax/Tax Reporting Region  Bank Accounts/Accouting/Payment Region . The verification eliminates the possibility of having duplicate suppliers and invoices in the system and improves the system performance.

Oracle Corporation. 3 Optionally. usually the tax identification number (TIN) for a company or the social security number for an individual. set up a new supplier with a unique name in the Suppliers Summary or the Suppliers window. Entering Employees as Suppliers  Entering Information at the Supplier Site Level Entering Basic Supplier Information Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. 10/20/2009 . Enter Supplier Information in the General Region Define parent/subsidiary relationships in the General region. enter the inactive date in the Inactive After field. . 4 If you are entering a value-added tax (VAT) supplier. Use a naming convention to prevent future duplications (for example.11:29 1. enter a unique supplier number. 5 To prevent invoice or purchase order entry for this supplier after a certain date. enter the Taxpayer ID.) 2 If you do not enable the Automatic Supplier Numbering option in the Financials Options window. not Oracle Corp. optionally enter the VAT registration number in the Tax Registration Num field. After verifying that a supplier does not already exist.

1. In the United States. . you must select Employee in this field. 2. Select a supplier type from the Supplier Type list of values to group the supplier for reporting purposes. the system displays the parent supplier number. The parent company must be defined as a supplier in the system first. In the Number field. For example. customers often use this region to classify their suppliers for government reporting purposes. You define employees as supplier to enter expense report (from which you create invoice and pays to employees for expenses occurred due to official reasons) 3.1 In the Parent Supplier Name field. enter the standard industry code (SIC) for your supplier. 1. enter the name of the supplier’s parent company if the supplier is a franchise or subsidiary. This number appears on the Oracle Purchasing standard purchase orders. enter the number that your supplier uses to identify your company or organization. If you are entering an employee as a supplier. 2 In the Customer Number field. In the SIC field. select the One Time check box. Enter the employee name if applicable. Supplier Information in the Classification Region Except for Type and Employee name. some customers receive certain government contracts only if a percentage of their suppliers are classified in certain categories. If you do not expect to do repeat business with a supplier. classification information is not used by the system and is for your reference only.

3. In the Minority Owned field. indicate how the electronic payment is to be made. indicate which party is responsible for sending the remittance advice to the payee.2. 4. In the Transaction Handling field. select the Woman Owned check box. In the Remittance Method field.15:14 Suppliers: Control Region (N) Suppliers—>Entry (B) Open . In the Payment Method field. 4. 2. In the Remittance Instruction field. 1. Suppliers: Electronic Data Interchange (N) Suppliers—>Entry (B) Open This region is accessible only when you select Electronic as the payment method in the Payment Region of this window. indicate the type of information that is transmitted with the funds if the Payment Method is ACH. If you want to track business with small companies. select the Small Business check box. 3. 5. 10/20/2009 . If you want to track business with companies owned by women. In the Payment Format field. select the type of minority-owned business from the list of values. Control/ Purchasing and Receiving option Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. you can enter the specific wire or other electronic payment instructions for an intermediary or recipient financial institution. select one of standard EDI transaction codes.

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qty. you can pay invoices that were entered before selecting this option. For example. There are several types of supplier related holds that you can select for a supplier. When you create an invoice and validates it the system ‘ll check the invoice details with the PO/Receipt details as mentioned in the IMO. you do not match an invoice to a purchase order (and instead enter distributions manually or with a distribution set). specify the reason that you are applying an invoice hold to invoices 6. price etc. you can set a PO to any one of the following examples: . Oracle Payables automatically applies a Supplier hold to all new invoices entered for the supplier. The available options are 2-way matching This verifies that Purchase order and invoice information match within your tolerances as follows and check following: Invoice price <= Purchase order price Quantity billed <= Quantity Ordered 3-way matching This verifies that the receipt and invoice information match with the quantity tolerances defined and check following: Invoice price <= Purchase order price Quantity billed <= Quantity Ordered Quantity billed <= Quantity received 4-way matching This verifies that acceptance documents and invoice information match within the quantity tolerances defined and check following: Invoice price <= Purchase order price Quantity billed <= Quantity Ordered Quantity billed <= Quantity received Quantity billed <= Quantity accepted The Invoice Match Option and the Match Approval Level are independent options. 2 By selecting the Hold All Payments check box. Oracle Payables places a Matching Required hold on the invoice during approval. Select the Invoice Match Option IMO(Invoice Match Option) determines for which transaction(a PO/receipt) you are making an invoice. The details verified are supplier information. 1 Invoice Amount Limit: If you enter an invoice that exceeds the invoice amount limit specified in this field. You can perform whichever Invoice Match Option you want regardless of the Match Approval Level. you prevent the supplier from being selected for payment during a payment batch or for a Quick payment. MAL(Match Approval Level) is used in receiving option. 5 In the Hold Reason field. 3 By selecting the Hold Unmatched Invoices check box.You can prevent payment of multiple supplier invoices by applying a hold to the supplier rather than on each individual invoice. 4 By selecting the Hold Future Invoices check box. However. Oracle Payables applies an Amount hold to the invoice during approval.

PO#5050 . and invoice quantities must match within tolerance before the corresponding invoice can be paid. or update the Invoice Match option for the shipment and then complete this match.15:46 . Invoice Tax/Withholding Tax/Tax Reporting Region Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. we do not receive the PO. the system will not allow me to.PO#5051 .PO#5049 . In this case we will receive a qty hold because we have the PO set to 3 way matching. So let's say we create a PO like #3 PO#5051 .PO#5052 . 10/20/2009 . The Match Approval Level determines what if any type of hold will be placed based on the Invoice Tolerance setup.2-way/Receipt #3 . Purchase order.3 way/Receipt The Invoice Match Option determines what document you can match the invoice two. Either match to the specified document.3 way/Purchase Order #4 .3 way/Purchase Order. In #2 & #4 If I do not create a Receipt for these POs and try to match to the PO number.#1 . receipt.2-way/Purchase Order #2 . It will give me a APP-SQLAP-10655: You cannot match to this document You can match only to the document (purchase order or receipt) specified by the Invoice Match option on the purchase order shipment. however.

Suppliers: Invoice Tax Region (N) Suppliers—>Entry (B) Open 1. In the Invoice Tax Name field. select the tax name that represents the tax charges you generally receive .

. and if you want Oracle Payables to make an inclusive tax calculation where the calculated tax amount is subtracted from the item distribution lines. In the Withholding Tax Group field. The options that you select for a supplier default to the new supplier sites that you enter and then default to invoices that you enter for the site. or round Down to round down. Select the Allow Withholding Tax check box to allow withholding taxes for the supplier and supplier site.on invoices from the supplier. Suppliers: Withholding Tax Region (N) Suppliers—>Entry (B) Open Use this region to enter withholding tax information for a supplier and supplier site. Select the Distribution Amounts Include Tax check box. instead of the supplier name. Oracle Payables requires a tax reporting site for each 1099 supplier. Oracle Payables displays the supplier site that you chose as the income tax reporting site. 3. Reporting Name: This field is required only if the tax reporting name for the supplier differs from the supplier name. You can only choose one supplier site as the income tax reporting site for a supplier. 4. In the Reporting Site field. In the Income Tax Type field. Note: If you use the Multiple Organization feature. In the Rounding Rule field. select a default withholding tax group to assign to all invoices for the supplier site. select the appropriate tax type for the supplier. select the method that you want the system to use to round the tax amount. Select the Allow Calculation Level Override check box if you want to allow updates of the default value of the Calculation Level option for the supplier sites 5. if you have selected Line as your Calculation Level. 2. . tax name. If you do not allow withholding tax for a supplier. you cannot withhold taxes for any invoices entered for this supplier site. you cannot allow withholding tax for any of the supplier’s sites. 4. 3. As a result. Name Control: Enter the first four characters of the last name of the 1099 supplier in this field. select a tax name that is used in conjunction with a value added taxes (VAT) invoice tax name for reporting intra-EU VAT charges. Select the appropriate Calculation Level at which you want Oracle Payables to automatically calculate taxes. Oracle Payables displays the Name Control you enter here when you create the 1099 Tape for federally reportable suppliers. on all 1099 reports for the supplier. 2. . In the Offset Tax Name field. or round Nearest to round to the nearest. 1.Header: Automatically create tax distributions based on the invoice amount and tax name. you can enter values in the Invoice Tax Name and Offset Tax Name fields only at the supplier site level. 6.Line: Automatically create tax distributions based on the distribution amount. You have access to this region only if you selected the Use Withholding Tax check box in the Payables Option window. You can select Up to round up. For income tax reporting purposes. Oracle Payables prints this name. on invoices. Identify a supplier as Federal and State reportable by selecting the appropriate check box. 2. Suppliers: Tax Reporting Region (N) Suppliers—>Entry (B) Open 1.

select the name of the bank account. 6. Prerequisite: In the Bank Accounts window. define the bank accounts for which your supplier is the account holder. In the Number field. Oracle Payables prevents the generation of any further letters to a supplier after the verification date. . enter dates to limit the time during which a supplier site uses this bank account as the primary bank account for receiving electronic payments. select the type of organization for this supplier. 1. In the Organization Type field. In the Cur field. 3.5. Oracle Payables displays the currency for the bank account. enter the date on which you received tax verification from the supplier. In the Effective Dates From and To fields. Select the Primary check box if you want to use this bank account as a default when you pay this supplier electronically. Bank Accounts/Accouting/Payment Region Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. 2.14:42 How to Enter Supplier Information in the Bank Accounts Region Use the Bank Accounts region to record the supplier bank accounts information that you use for making electronic payment transactions. 10/20/2009 . In the Verification Date field. Oracle Payables displays the bank account number. The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires this information if you use magnetic media to file your 1099 tax information. In the Name field. In Oracle Payables you can submit Tax Information Verification Letters for your suppliers. Oracle Payables displays the supplier’s bank and branch information in the Bank and Branch fields.

Accounting information Accounting information is entered only at the supplier site level. Suppliers: Payment Region (N) Suppliers—>Entry (B) Open The defaults in the Payment region come from the defaults that you enter in the Financials Options window, except for the default for Pay Group, which comes from the Payables Options window. 1. In the Terms field, select a payment term for the supplier. Oracle Payables uses payment terms to calculate due dates, discount dates, and discount amounts for each invoice. 2. In the Pay Group field, assign a Pay Group to the supplier. When you create a payment batch, you can choose a Pay Group to pay a category of suppliers or invoices at the same time. 3. In the Payment Priority field, enter a number, between 1 (high) and 99 (low), that represents the priority of payment. 4. In the Invoice Currency field, select the invoice currency for the supplier. The invoice currency is used as a default for the Purchasing documents and Oracle Payables transactions that you enter for a supplier. 5. In the Terms Date Basis field, select the date from which Oracle Payables calculates a scheduled payment for a supplier. - If you select Current, when you enter invoices, Oracle Payables defaults the current date as the terms date. - If you select Goods Received, when you enter invoices, Oracle Payables prompts you to enter the date on which you received the goods for an invoice as the terms date. - If you select Invoice, when you enter invoices, Oracle Payables defaults the invoice date as the terms date. - If you select Invoice Received, when you enter invoices, Oracle Payables prompts you to enter the date on which you received an invoice as the terms date. 6. In the Pay Date Basis field, select Due or Discount as the pay date basis for the supplier. The pay date basis determines the pay date for the supplier’s invoices. 7 In the Payment Method field, select the method you use most frequently to pay the supplier’s invoices: - If you select Check, you can pay with a manual payment, a Quick payment, or in a payment batch. - If you select Electronic, you pay electronic payments either through the EDI Gateway or by delivering a payment batch file to your bank. - If you select Wire, you can manually record an external wire transfer of funds between your bank and your supplier’s bank. - If you select Clearing, you can record invoice payments to internal suppliers. - If you select Future Dated, you can create payments with a future date that instructs your bank when to disburse funds to your supplier’s bank (for example, a bill of exchange). - If you select Manual Future Dated, you can disburse funds to a supplier who sends an invoice with a payment notice attached. You approve the supplier’s payment notice, which includes a future payment date, and send it to your bank. 8. In the Invoice Currency field, select the default currency for all supplier invoices. 9. In the Payment Currency field, select the default currency for payments to the supplier.

10. Always Take Discount: Select this option to have Oracle Payables always take the available discount for a supplier, regardless of when you pay the invoice. 11. Exclude Freight From Discount: If this option is selected, Oracle Payables automatically subtracts the freight amount from the invoice amount when calculating the invoice amount subject to discount. 12. Allow Interest Invoices: If you select this option, Oracle Payables calculates interest for the supplier’s overdue invoices and creates corresponding interest invoices when you pay the overdue invoices. You can select this option, if you have already selected the Allow Interest Invoices check box in the Payables Options window. 13. Pay Alone: If you select this option, Oracle Payables creates a separate payment for each invoice. If the Pay Alone option is not selected, all invoices for the same supplier site are paid on a single payment.

Entering Employees as Suppliers
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Suppliers: Classification Region (N) Suppliers—>Entry (B) Open

You must enter an employee as a supplier before you can pay the employee’s expense reports. You can enable the Automatic Create Employee as Supplier Payables option to automatically enter an employee as

16:58 Except for Receiving. 2. 2 Enter the employee name and employee number in the appropriate fields. General Supplier Site Information 1. Classification. Enter Basic Supplier Site Information 1. Note that Accounting information is entered only at the supplier site level. Entering Information at the Supplier Site Level Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. General. the site names should be unique (for example.a supplier during Invoice Import. all categories of information that are entered at the supplier level can also be entered at the supplier site level. To enter an employee as a supplier manually: 1 In the Classification region of the Suppliers window. Select the appropriate Site Uses check boxes to indicate which specific business functions are performed at each site. and Sites categories. The site name is for your reference when you select a supplier site from a list of values during transaction entry and will not appear on documents that you send to the supplier. select Employee as the supplier type. 10/20/2009 . city name or branch name). or you can enter the employee manually as a supplier in the Suppliers window. Enter the supplier site address. Enter the supplier site names. To distinguish between a supplier’s sites. . The information that you enter at the supplier level cascades down to all supplier sites.

In the Liability field. 3. enter contact information specific to that site. Accounting Region (N) Suppliers—>Entry (B) Open Entering Supplier Site Information in the Accounting Region 1. Enter any additional supplier site information in the appropriate field. In the Prepayment field.A Pay Site is a supplier site to which you send payment for an invoice. This information is for your reference only and is not used by the system. Oracle Payables displays the description for the account number. You cannot enter an invoice for a supplier site that is not defined as a Pay Site. A site can be both a Pay Site and a Purchasing Site. 2. select the default liability account number. . In the Distribution Set field. Oracle Payables displays the account description. This should be selected only if you do not allow entering purchase orders for a supplier site.. . Contact Information In the Contact Region. .An RFQ Only Site is a supplier site from which you enter a request for quotations. enter the default prepayment account number for recording any prepayment to the supplier site. 2.A Purchasing Site is a supplier site from which you create a purchase order for goods and services. select the default distribution set for all invoices entered for the supplier site.

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For example.10:55 Although the system prevents you from entering duplicate supplier names. 10/22/2009 . or both from one supplier and site to another supplier and site. You can update purchase orders and invoices for the old supplier to refer to the new supplier. transfer both paid and unpaid invoices to a new supplier and site so you can identify duplicate payments easily. You can transfer to a new supplier and site unpaid invoices only or all invoices (including paid and partially paid invoices). you might enter ABC Corporation and ABC Corp. Oracle Payables will not merge invoices if the merge would create a duplicate invoice for a supplier. you may inadvertently define the same supplier by using two different names. The Supplier Merge window also enables you to merge supplier sites so that any sites assigned to an old supplier can be reassigned to the new supplier. transfer both purchase orders and invoices to a new supplier and site so all invoice and purchase order information refers to the same supplier.Merging Suppliers Submitted by Anonymous on Thu. • Use Supplier Merge to combine two or more suppliers that you identify as duplicates. purchase orders. • When you merge suppliers. or you might enter a contractor under his name and his company name. . Also. you transfer invoices. You might also create duplicate suppliers if you import suppliers from another accounts payable system. • For best auditing results.

. . Oracle Payables automatically prints the Purchase Order Header Updates Report and the Supplier Merge Report as an audit trail of your supplier merge activity. The New Supplier Site must be a Purchasing Site. select Copy Site. 2. The Supplier Merge Report also lists any duplicate invoices that it did not merge. Enter the Old Supplier Name and Site and the New Supplier Name in the appropriate fields. Also make sure the New Supplier site is a Pay Site. Research the duplicated invoice. do not enter a New Supplier Site. During the merge. 3. Check Merge to transfer the information from the Old Supplier to the New Supplier. do not select Copy Site. Select the PO check box if you want to transfer purchase orders.To merge the Old Supplier Site information with the New Supplier Site information.• After you have merged suppliers. Unpaid. . Merging Suppliers (N) Suppliers—>Supplier Merge 1. enter one of the New Supplier’s existing sites in the Site field. or None. because you can only enter purchase orders for a Purchasing Site. Select which invoices to transfer from the Old Supplier to the New Supplier: All. Oracle Payables enters the merge date as the inactive date for the Old Supplier site and combines all of the information you selected with the New Supplier Site. 4.To copy the Old Supplier Site to the new Supplier. because you can only enter an invoice for a supplier that is defined as Pay site. Oracle Payables enters the merge date as the inactive date for the Old Supplier Site and creates a new site for the New Supplier with the information you selected to transfer. During the merge. You can then update the invoice number if the invoice has not been paid or posted.

and payment terms. 03/15/2009 . Information specified at the invoice header level defaults down to the line level. or you can automatically generate lines by matching the invoice to a purchase order shipment. the invoice information is divided between the invoice header and the invoice lines. as well as for cross-product integration with other Oracle E-Business Suite applications. supplier information. Oracle Payables lets you capture all the attributes of the real-life invoice documents you receive from your suppliers. or receipt .23:32 An invoice is an itemized list of goods shipped or services rendered. remittance information. and Receivables. Projects. as required. There can be multiple invoice lines for each invoice header. Grants Accounting. For each invoice. Invoice Lines The invoice lines define the details of the goods and services as well as the tax. you can manually enter invoice lines. The Lines tab of the Invoice Workbench captures all of the details for the invoice line necessary for accounting. Invoice Header The invoice header defines the common information about the invoice: invoice number and date. freight. Inventory. such as Assets. with an account of all costs. pay item.Invoices Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. Property Manager. and miscellaneous charges invoiced by the supplier. You can override the header level information for individual lines. Purchasing. When you enter an invoice in Payables.

3 QuickMatch An invoice you want to match automatically to a specified purchase order and all the shipment lines on the purchase order. you might not have actually received the goods or services yet. another invoice. supplier number. 5. Credit Memo An invoice you receive from a supplier representing a credit for goods or services purchased. Payables will change the invoice type to Standard. and the currency. Mixed. The invoice usually includes line item details. or both. The employee is the supplier. or QuickMatch invoices in the Invoice Workbench. 1. Prepayment An invoice used to make advance payments for expenses to a supplier or employee. Oracle Payables completes the match automatically for each shipment line.2 PO Default An invoice for which you know the matching purchase order number. 3. In this case. 1.1 Standard A regular supplier invoice. You cannot later search and find PO Default. Debit Memo An invoice that notifies a supplier of a credit you recorded for goods or services purchased. 1. where the quantity ordered is greater than the quantity already billed against that shipment line. Mixed.4 Mixed A standard or credit/debit memo invoice that you want to match to a purchase order. Interest Invoice Note : Once you have saved an invoice with the type of PO Default. including a description and price. Expense Report An invoice you enter to record business-related expenses for employees.Invoice Types 1. You can enter either a positive or negative amount for a Mixed invoice. . 6. supplier site. 4. Payables fills out as much information from the purchase order as possible: supplier name. or QuickMatch invoice. 2. Witholding Tax 7.

• Invoice Workbench • Enter Invoices with Matched PO & Receipts • Creating Distributions by Allocation  Cancel Invoice  Mixed Invoices  Credit and Debit Memos • Prepayments • Recurring Invoices  Invoices: Integration with Oracle Projects  Payment Requests  Validation .

03/16/2009 .17:12 You usually enter supplier invoices in either the Invoice Workbench or the Quick Invoices window. Use this instead of the Quick Invoices when entering complex invoices or invoices that require online validation and defaulting. such as payment.Invoice Workbench Submitted by Anonymous on Mon. Also used when entering an invoice that needs immediate action. Invoice Workbench Used to enter any invoice directly into the Payables system. in the Invoice Workbench you can see online results of the following: • Tax lines and distributions • Allocation • Automatic sequential voucher numbering AP: Use Invoice Batch Controls The above profile option needs to be set as Yes to access the AP Batch window. Functionality available only by invoice entry in the Invoice Workbench Use the Invoice Workbench to: • Enter Prepayment type invoices Invoices • Enter Debit Memo type invoices • Match Credit Memos to invoices • Calculate taxes on invoices Online results seen only in the Invoice Workbench Although the following occurs during import. else the syetem would throw the following error Entering Invoice Batches in the Invoice Workbench .

• Easily locate a batch online and review the name of the person who created the batch and the date it was created. . • Maximize accuracy by tracking variances between the control invoice count and total and the actual invoice count and total resulting from your invoice entry. Enable the AP: Use Invoice Batch Controls profile option. Prerequisites 1. This profile option is setup to allow creation of invoice either in batch or in single mode.You can use invoices batches to: • Enter invoice defaults at the batch level that override system or supplier site defaults for all invoices in the batch. The profile option can be set up in user level and should be NO to create invoice without batch.

Choose the Invoices button and enter the invoices. For example. Defaults include: Currency. Payables warns you when you exit a batch but it does not prevent Invoice Validation and payment of the individual invoices within a batch. Enter the number of invoices in the batch in the Control Count field. 2. When you enter individual invoices you can override any values that default from the batch. You can make a correction immediately. Note: If there is a discrepancy between the invoice amount and batch amount. 3. then leave the Payment Terms field here blank. Pay Group. . a systematic naming convention will facilitate retrieval. 4. Tip: If you file physical documents by invoice batch name. Document Category. These values you enter for defaults override any system and supplier site defaults for the invoices. Type. This name will appear on your reports and will help you locate the batch online. For example. Payables tracks variances between the Control Count and Total and the Actual Count and Total as you enter invoices. Payment Terms. Enter the sum of invoice amounts in the batch in the Control Total field. To enter an invoice batch: 1. if you want the purchase order to provide the default value for Payment Terms on the invoice. Liability Account. Enter any Invoice Defaults you want for the invoices.2. you may want to include in your invoice batch name the date or the initials of the person who entered the batch. or you can adjust the invoice batch later. GL Date. In the Invoice Batches window enter a unique value in the Invoice Batch Name field. and Hold Reason. Hold Name. Group unentered invoices into batches. 3. Establish a systematic naming convention to help you locate batches.

• Entering Basic Invoices in the Invoice Workbench Entering Basic Invoices in the Invoice Workbench Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. Prerequisite Enter the supplier and at least one pay site in the Suppliers window Select Standard or Mixed for the invoice Type. A basic invoice is a trade invoice you receive from a supplier that will not be matched to a purchase order or receipt.23:04 You can use the Invoice Workbench to enter basic invoices. Note: Standard invoices must have positive lines and Mixed invoices can have positive or negative lines. 05/15/2009 . Header Information .

Terms. Select Standard or Mixed for the invoice Type. Supplier Number. Enter the supplier number.Accept defaults for the basic invoice header information such as the Trading Partner. 4. and Terms Date. 3.1. and Invoice Amount. Supplier Site. Line Information . Review and update the Payment Terms. Invoice Number. Note: Standard invoices must have positive lines and Mixed invoices can have positive or negative lines. Payment Method. as necessary. Pay Group. Enter or review the defaults for these fields. Payables automatically schedules payment of the invoice using the following header fields: Invoice Amount. Invoice Date. Payment Terms Date. Invoice Currency. invoice date and invoice number. 2. Payables prints the address for the Supplier Site on the payment.

or Tax. 4. To enter invoice lines.1. Enter the line Type. UOM. Payables uses distributions to create accounting entries for invoices. Miscellaneous. For example. Enter the total Amount of the invoice line as shown on the supplier's invoice. . Optionally. 3. Distribution Information The distributions you enter for an invoice allocate the total invoice amount to various expense or asset accounts. Enter an invoice line for each line that appears on a supplier's invoice. 2. and Unit Price of the item you are invoicing. You can only enter tax lines if your tax setup permits. you can distribute expenses from one office supply invoice to expense accounts for several departments. Freight. or the invoice will not pass validation. Possible types are: Item. select the Lines tab. Note: The Gross Total for the invoice lines must be the same as the Invoice Amount for the invoice header. enter the Quantity Invoiced.

You cannot enter distributions manually for the following types of invoice lines: purchase order/receipt matched lines. Then during Invoice Validation. you can create distributions by allocation. Review the distributions by clicking Distributions. the system .Enter distribution information for the line. You can enter distributions in the following ways: • Automatically using a Distribution Set. you can change the distribution set as required. the distributions default into the invoice from the purchase order. Click Allocation Payment Schedules When you first save the invoice header. or lines related to corrections. Review the Distribution Set for the line. prepayment applications/unapplications. If you are entering a Freight or Miscellaneous line. Payables automatically schedules payment for each invoice based on the Payment Terms and Terms Date you enter for the invoice. If the invoice is matched to a purchase order. • Manually by allocating charges. • Manually in the Distributions Window. If the Distribution Set defaulted from the invoice header. • Automatically by Matching to Purchase Order. To manually enter distributions for the line. click Distributions. automatic withholding tax lines.

You can enter tax lines: • Automatically : Click Calculate Tax and E-Business Tax determines the applicable taxes based on the invoice header and line information and calculates the appropriate tax lines and distributions. Payables uses the Payment Terms definition to calculate the due date. This recalculation is based on your most favorable available payment terms and start dates. . if an invoice has Payment Terms of Net 30. Tax Lines Enter tax lines for the invoice. You can assign default Payment Terms to a supplier. or • The Exclude Tax from Discount Calculation Payables option is enabled and you have made changes to the tax amount on the invoice.recreates the scheduled payments and overwrites any manual adjustments if: • The Recalculated Scheduled Payment Payables Option is enabled. If you enable the Recalculate Scheduled Payment Payables option. For example. discount date. Payables calculates the due date as 30 days after the Terms Date. • Manually : If your tax setup permits. you can enter tax lines. Payables will also recalculate your scheduled payments during Invoice Validation. and discount amount for each scheduled payment.

Payables automatically creates distributions for you and checks . Oracle Payables ensures that you match only to purchase orders for the supplier on the invoice and that the purchase order and invoice currencies match.Enter Invoices with Matched PO & Receipts Submitted by Anonymous on Mon. during approval. If you are billed for an item over the amount and quantity tolerances you define in the Invoice Tolerance window. You can match a single invoice to multiple purchase order shipments.17:57 You can match Payables invoices to purchase orders to ensure that you pay only for the goods that you have ordered. or you can match multiple invoices to a single purchase order shipment. which prevents payment. 03/16/2009 . or you can match to purchase order receipts to ensure that you pay only for goods that you have received. Purchase order matched invoices are invoices that you match to any of the following: • Purchase order shipments • Purchase order receipts • Purchase order receipt lines • Purchase order distributions Matching Invoices to PO Oracle Payables shares purchase order information from your purchasing system to enable online matching with invoices. Oracle Payables applies a hold to the invoice. Match your billed (invoices) items to the original purchase orders to ensure that you pay only for the goods or services you ordered. When you enter an invoice and match it.

that the match is within the tolerance you define. After you save the match. Payables also updates the amount billed on the purchase order distribution(s). • Adjusting Purchase Order Matched Invoices • Invoice Matching : How and What . Payables updates the quantity or amount billed for each matched shipment and its corresponding distribution(s) based on the amount you enter in the Quantity Invoiced field.

11/26/2009 . . You can change the Account only if you have not yet posted the invoice and if you have selected the Allow Matching Account Override Payables option.11:01 • If you accidentally matched to the wrong purchase order shipments or distributions. • You can adjust the GL Date. and Account fields of a purchase order matched invoice distribution. you can reverse matched distributions and create new distributions by matching to new purchase order shipments or distributions of the same purchase order or of another purchase order.Adjusting Purchase Order Matched Invoices Submitted by Anonymous on Thu. or Oracle Payables will place holds on the invoice during approval. Income Tax Type. If you add or reverse invoice distributions you must also change the scheduled payment amounts to match the new invoice total.

enter the unit price for the incremental amount of the price correction. • Record a price increase by entering a Standard or PO Default invoice type and then selecting the Price Correction check box when you perform matching. Price Corrections • Use a price correction to record and update the invoiced unit price of previously matched purchase order shipments or distributions without adjusting the quantity billed in order to track price variances. • To record a price change for a purchase order shipment. use a price correction to adjust the invoiced unit price of previously matched purchase order shipments or distributions without adjusting the quantity billed. Record a price decrease by entering a credit or debit memo invoice and then selecting the Price Correction check box when you perform matching. and enter information into either Quantity Invoiced or the Match .• If a supplier submits a supplementary invoice for a change in unit price for an invoice you have matched to a purchase order. select Price Correction.

Amount field for each shipment you want to match .

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First you enter the invoice header details and selects the Match option as Purchase order/Recepit/Invoice.e. Click on Match and Select Matching type(Item. Freight.01:35 1. 2. Miscellaneous. even with Invoice Match Option as receipt you can use PO number in Find receipt for matching form. This form is used only for querying PO/Receipt to be matched with Invoice) . Tax) and either the PO/Receipt information (You can query either with PO/Receipt information and it has not effect on with which you are matching the invoice i.Invoice Matching : How and What Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. 05/17/2009 .

3. 3. Select the PO/Receipt and match it with the invoice and that will automatically creates the distribution for the invoice.1 You can match an invoice with a receipt if you have selected Recipt as the Invoice Match Option in PO shipmnet line else system 'll show the below error message .

3.2 Select the correct PO/Receipt line for which invoice is being created and click on distribute if you want to match each distribution line or else click on match. System 'll automatically creates the invoice lines and distribution .

Verify the invoice lines and distributions.4. .

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or you can prorate the charge amount across all selected distributions. . In the Charge Allocations window. Allocation associates a charge with the cost of an item on a receipt. you specify the following: • The charge amount and type (freight or miscellaneous) • The distributions to which the charge will be allocated • The charge amount associated with each distribution. This allocation information is used to record the full cost of a receipt item if you use one of the Periodic Costing options available in Oracle Cost Management. The charge distributions you create are allocated Freight or Miscellaneous distributions. You can either specify an exact amount to allocate to each distribution. 05/16/2009 .Creating Distributions by Allocation Submitted by Anonymous on Sat.15:17 You can use the Charge Allocations window to automatically create freight or miscellaneous distributions.

For example. 05/16/2009 . freight. You allocate the freight cost to the computer and printer. Payables creates two Miscellaneous distributions. . Allocation records the amount of the tax. Payables creates a charge distribution and records the allocation. You can specify the freight amounts allocated to each invoice distribution. • Allocation Concept • Payment Schedules Allocation Concept Submitted by Anonymous on Sat. you want to allocate $10 of a miscellaneous charge to two Item distributions. one for $7. You cannot allocate Item. then the charge is included in the cost of the item on the receipt.50. or you can have the system prorate the allocated amounts based on the Item distribution amounts. The new distribution has the same GL account as the distribution to which you allocate it.17:07 You can allocate charges other than the cost of goods to invoice distributions. Prepayment.For each selected distribution. This enables you to accurately record all costs associated with a receipt item. If you allocate a freight or miscellaneous charge to a distribution that has been matched to a receipt. or miscellaneous charge that is associated with an invoice distribution.50 and one for $2. one for $75 and one for $25. or Withholding Tax distributions to other distributions. on a $110 invoice. but not to the distribution for service. Prorate the Miscellaneous charge of $10 to the two Item distributions. and to which distribution types you can allocate them. The following table shows the charge distribution types that you can allocate. Enter the $110 invoice and enter two Item distributions. The Miscellaneous distributions have the same account as the Item distributions. After Payables creates the distribution you can update the account any time before the invoice is accounted.

05/16/2009 .Automatic Allocation by Payables Payables automatically records the charge allocation for freight or miscellaneous charge distributions when the charge distributions are created by any of the following methods: • You prorate freight or miscellaneous charges during a match of a material invoice to a purchase order or receipt.22:46 When you first save the invoice header. Payables automatically schedules payment for each invoice based on the Payment Terms and Terms Date you enter for the invoice. Miscellaneous. the system recreates the scheduled payments and overwrites any manual adjustments if: 1. The Exclude Tax from Discount Calculation Payables option is enabled and you have made changes to the tax amount on the invoice. Payables calculates the due date as 30 days after the Terms Date. or a corresponding distribution was reversed or deleted) and is not associated with a receipt. or 2. . • You match a credit memo or debit memo to an invoice for the full amount of the invoice. During Invoice Validation. if the amount of a Freight. Then during Invoice Validation. and discount amount for each scheduled payment. Payment Schedules Submitted by Anonymous on Sat. including: • You match a credit memo or debit memo to an invoice for less than the full amount of the invoice. then Payables prorates the allocation to all eligible distributions on the invoice. • Payables uses the Payment Terms definition to calculate the due date. or Tax distribution is not fully allocated (either not allocated. discount date. The Recalculated Scheduled Payment Payables Option is enabled. • You create Freight or Miscellaneous distributions by allocating to other distributions. For example. if an invoice has Payment Terms of Net 30. or miscellaneous charge allocations when it creates distributions in any other way. Payables does not automatically record freight.

This recalculation is based on your most favorable available payment terms and start dates. • Invoice. The invoice Terms Date defaults from the supplier site Terms Date Basis option you select: • System. • If you enable the Recalculate Scheduled Payment Payables option. You can also schedule partial payments and place all or part of the scheduled payment on hold. • Goods Received. Invoice Validation will automatically recalculate the Discountable Amount and recreate the scheduled payments to reflect the new Discount Amount. Payables will also recalculate your scheduled payments during Invoice Validation. You can query the invoice to view the new Discount Amount in the Scheduled Payments tab. Invoice date.• You can assign default Payment Terms to a supplier. for an invoice. The date you receive goods for invoices you match to purchase orders. . Use the Scheduled Payments tab to review or adjust dates and amounts of all payments. • Invoice Received. including discount schedules. System date on day of invoice entry. • If you enable the Exclude Tax from Discount Calculation Payables option and the invoice has changes to the tax amount after the invoice is initially saved. Date you receive an invoice.

Discounts Payables uses payment terms you assign to an invoice to pay invoices at a discounted rate. If the invoice uses discount payment. you may need to adjust the discountable amount by the prepayment application amount to ensure that the discount taken is not overstated. the schedule payment includes a discount date and discount amount. . or a 5 percent discount if the invoice is paid within 10 days. Payables uses the Discount Distribution Method you specify in the Payables Options window to credit the appropriate accounts. For example. then Invoice Validation will overwrite any manual scheduled payments changes. The Recalculate Scheduled Payment Payables functionality will not overwrite those changes. If you take a discount. Note that if you apply a prepayment with a discount to an invoice due a discount. you can modify the scheduled payment to include a discount.Important: You can manually adjust scheduled payments or use the Split Schedule functionality to adjust scheduled payments. When you first save the header information for an invoice. you can define payment terms to take a 10 percent discount if the invoice is paid within 5 days of the Terms Date. If you enter an invoice that does not have discount terms. if the Exclude Tax from Discount Calculation Payables option is enabled and changes have been made to the tax amounts and if the invoice is not fully paid. then the Invoice Validation recreates the scheduled payments based on the new discountable amount. If the invoice is over 10 days old. However. The Exclude Tax From Discount Calculation option you specify in the Payables Options window controls whether Payables subtracts the tax amount from the invoice amount when it calculates the invoice amount applicable to discount. Payables automatically creates a scheduled payment. If the Exclude Tax From Discount Calculation option is enabled and changes have been made to the tax amounts and if the invoice is not fully paid. DISCOUNT RESTRICTIONS BANK CHARGES: You cannot use the Discount feature if you enable the Use Bank Charges Payables option. You can define discount payment terms that have Payables vary the discount amount depending on how old the invoice is. You define discount payment terms in the Payment Terms window. Payables pays the full invoice amount on the due date you specify. You also define the payment terms to pay the full invoice amount if you have missed the discount date.

select void and optionally change the GL Date to one you want to use for accounting distribution Select the value in the invoice action field: ‘Cancel’ to void the payment and automatically cancel the related invoice. select ‘Cancel Invoices’ and press ‘OK’ button. Navigate to Payments > Entry > Payments Click on ‘Flash light’ icon Enter query parameter to inquire the payment for voiding.10:45 When invoice is not validated a) Query the invoice and click on the invoice record Navigate to Invoices > Entry > Invoices Enter Invoice Number and click on ‘Find’ button Click on the invoice record b) Go to Edit on the menu bar and click ‘Delete’ c) A caution box will pop up to confirm delete of record. 02/23/2010 . Click ok.Cancel Invoice Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. In the payments action window. If cancel was selected in the invoice action field. Click on ok. c) A caution box will pop up to confirm voiding the payment. When invoice is accounted and paid: a) Query the related payment. Click ok and save the changes. When invoice is validated but not paid: a) Query the invoice and click on the invoice record Navigate to Invoices > Entry > Invoices Enter Invoice Number and click on ‘Find’ button Click on the invoice record b) Click on ‘Actions’ button c) On ‘Invoice Actions’ window. select the payment and choose Action. Click on ‘Find’ button b) Void the payment In the Payment window. a note appears for the cancelled invoice . d) A caution box will pop up to confirm cancellation of record.

For example. You can enter either a positive or negative invoice amount. and/or invoices. Enter all basic invoice information. You can match to an invoice for $200. 05/22/2009 . enter a Mixed invoice Type. 2. In the Invoice Workbench. . and match to a purchase order for $100.15:03 Mixed Invoices are invoices or credit/debit memos for which you can perform both positive and negative matching to purchase orders and to other invoices. you can enter an invoice for -$100 with Invoice Type Mixed. Match to purchase orders.Mixed Invoices Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. To enter a Mixed invoice: 1.

You can enter them manually or enter them automatically in one of the following ways: • Enter a skeleton Distribution Set. • Match to the original invoice you entered.19:34 Enter a credit or debit memo to record a credit for goods or services purchased. Entering Credit/Debit Memos To enter a credit/debit memo: 1. Enter Immediate Payment Terms. 05/21/2009 . Credit/debit memos are netted with basic invoices at payment time. Enter a negative invoice amount and all basic invoice information. • Debit Memo: Negative amount invoice created by you and sent to a supplier to notify the supplier of a credit you are recording. Enter distributions. . In the Invoice Workbench enter either the Credit Memo or Debit Memo Invoice Type. • Credit Memo: Negative amount invoice created by a supplier and sent to you to notify you of a credit.Credit and Debit Memos Submitted by Anonymous on Thu. if appropriate. Usually sent with a note explaining the debit memo. 2.

Clearing a Credit You can clear a credit or debit memo you have entered and have been unable to include in a payment. you can match it to existing invoice(s). Payables calculates discounts on credit and debit memos if the following conditions are met: • You match them to invoices you paid using a discount. For example. To clear a credit that will not be used: 1. if you receive a credit for items you returned to a supplier. You can match to an invoice even if it is paid and posted. For example. and at different levels of detail. you can perform the following task to enter a positive amount invoice to balance out the impact of the credit/debit memo. 2. enter a new invoice for $10. or receipts to have Payables automatically copy the accounting information and create invoice distributions for the credit/debit memo. match the new invoice to the purchase order to correct the purchase order information. Alternatively. or you can allow Payables to allocate during Invoice Validation of the credit memo. Create a zero amount payment at payment time to net the new invoice with the credit/debit and clear both from your Invoice Aging. then no allocations are copied to the credit memo. For example. If you matched the credit/debit memo to a purchase order. then the allocations on the invoice are copied to the credit memo. Matching Credit/Debit Memos to Purchase Orders and Invoices When you enter a credit/debit memo. 3. and you have already entered a debit memo. . If you match a credit memo to only a portion of the invoice. • You use the same payment terms that were used on the original invoice • The credit memo must be paid within the terms of the discount. If you match a credit memo to an invoice for the full amount of the invoice. You may want to enter a write off account on the distribution if you do not want the accounts on the credit or debit memo to bear the impact of the unrecovered credit. Your available choices depend on whether the originating invoice was purchase order matched or not. you can enter a credit memo and match it to the original invoice you entered to ensure that the credit memo distributes the credit to the same accounts originally charged.• Match to a purchase order or receipt. enter all of the same basic invoice information you entered on the credit/debit memo. purchase orders. You can manually allocate credit memo distributions. You can pay the debit memo with a refund. if you entered a credit for -$10. Enter a Standard type invoice for the positive amount of the credit/debit memo. Other than the invoice amount and invoice number. a supplier sends you cash in lieu of a credit invoice. You can match the credit memo to multiple invoices.

Prepayments
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 05/17/2009 - 12:57

• A supplier might send an invoice that references a prepayment. If a supplier reduces the invoice
amount by the amount of the prepayment and associated tax, you can use the Prepayment on Invoice feature to enter the invoice.

• You can enter two types of prepayments: Temporary and Permanent. Temporary prepayments
can be applied to invoices or expense reports you receive. For example, you use a Temporary prepayment to pay a hotel a catering deposit. When the hotel's invoice arrives, apply the prepayment to the invoice to reduce the invoice amount you pay. Permanent prepayments cannot be applied to invoices. For example, you use a Permanent prepayment to pay a lease deposit for which you do not expect to be invoiced.

• The default ‘Settlement Date’ is calculated based on Prepayment Settlement Days Payables
option. You can update this value.

• In the Invoice Workbench you can enter and apply prepayments. In the Quick Invoices window you
cannot enter prepayments, but you can apply existing prepayments to invoices you enter. Entering Prepayments You enter a prepayment as you enter any other invoice. However, you additionally specify 1) the prepayment type, Temporary or Permanent, and 2) the settlement date, the date after which the prepayment can be applied to an invoice. You can apply a hold to a prepayment if you want to control payment of it. You can also enter an invoice amount that includes a prepayment.

1. On a prepayment, you can enter any number of distributions, either manually, or automatically by
purchase order matching, distribution sets, or allocating. You can also take discounts on prepayments.

2. You can apply paid Temporary prepayments on and after the prepayment settlement date. You can
apply only Item distributions from the prepayment. The prepayment remains available until you apply the full amount of the prepayment Item distributions to one or more invoices. You can review the Prepayment Status Report to check the status of all prepayments in Payables.

3. When you enter a Standard invoice in the Invoice Workbench, or enter an expense report in the
Expense Reports window, Payables notifies you if you have available prepayments for the same supplier. 4. You apply prepayments to invoices and expense reports differently, depending on where you enter them: Invoice Workbench, Quick Invoices, Expense Reports window, or Oracle Internet Expenses Applying and Releasing Holds on Prepayments To prevent payment of a prepayment, you can apply one or more holds to the prepayment or you can hold the scheduled payment. Apply these holds as you would for any other invoice. You release holds from a prepayment just as you would for any other invoice. Paying Prepayments Pay a prepayment just as you would any other invoice. However, you cannot partially pay a prepayment; you must fully pay it.

Accounting Entries 1. When prepayment invoice is created(PP1): Prepayment charge A/c Dr. Supplier Liability A/C Cr.

2. When Prepayment is applied to an invoice(INV1) : Supplier Liability A/C Dr. Prepayment A/C Cr. And acconting entirs created for INV1 are : AP Accrual A/C Dr.

Supplier Liability A/C Cr.

• Applying Prepayments to Invoices and Expense Reports

Applying Prepayments to Invoices and Expense Reports
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 05/18/2009 - 00:46

You can apply the available amount of Item type distributions from a Temporary type prepayment to one or more invoices to offset the amount you pay on the invoice(s). If you entered the prepayment as a Permanent type and want to apply it, you can query the prepayment in the Invoices window and change the Prepayment Type to Temporary.

You can apply a prepayment in the following ways:

• Applying Prepayments in the Invoice Workbench • Applying Prepayments in the Quick Invoices Window • Applying Prepayments to Invoice Records in the Payable Open Interface • Applying Prepayments to Expense Reports

starting with the first Prepayment Item distribution. which you can send to the supplier. If you want to apply specific Prepayment Item distributions to the invoice. or a certain maximum amount of advances. Otherwise. Unless you specify a specific advance to apply. one specific advance Item distribution.Applying Prepayments in the Invoice Workbench When you apply a prepayment to an invoice. starting with the oldest. If you do . also known as advances. Applying Prepayments to Expense Reports In the Expense Reports window. you apply prepayments. you can either create or query the prepayment and then select the invoice to which the prepayment will be applied. You can specify whether you want Payables to apply to an expense report all outstanding and available advances. When you apply a prepayment. This notice states that a prepayment has been applied to an invoice and this may result in a decreased payment or nonpayment of the invoice. then you must query the invoice and apply the prepayment to the invoice. up to the application amount. up to the amount of the expense report. to expense reports during expense report entry. Payables will apply the amount of the application across the available Prepayment Item distributions. available advances. you can print a Prepayment Remittance Notice. one specific advance. or you can create or query the invoice and then select the Prepayment distributions you want to apply. you can see all available prepayment Item distributions for the same supplier in the Apply/Unapply Prepayments window. Payables applies all outstanding. To apply a prepayment. You can partially apply a Prepayment distribution by applying only a portion of its available amount.

define a recurring invoice template.17:02 You can enter invoices for periodic expenses for which you may not receive invoices. Payables applies all outstanding. If the Terms Date Basis is System Date. To enter recurring invoices. 05/22/2009 . Recurring Invoices Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. starting with the one with the lowest distribution number. Recurring Invoices can also be used to create debit memos. Supplier Information : Supplier for which invoice 'll be created. consider how the due date will be determined when you define your special calendar. advances are applied during Expense Report Export if the Apply Advances Payables option is enabled. In addition.not specify an advance Item distribution to apply. For expense reports entered in Internet expenses. The Terms Date depends on the Terms Date Basis setting at the supplier site. available advances. then the Terms Date is the invoice date. such as rent. up to the amount of the expense report. Special Calendars and Term Date Basis: Determine the frequency of your recurring invoices. once a week or monthly. 1. starting with the oldest. Prerequisites Recurring invoices are affected by the following prerequisites. For example. then create invoices based on that template. . When Payables creates recurring invoices. then Payables applies available advance Item distributions. then the Terms Date is the same date that the recurring invoice was created. the first day of the period in which the recurring invoice is created. the invoice date is the first date of the period in which the recurring invoice is created. If the Terms Date Basis is set to anything else. 2.

3. 3. 3.3. The sequence should be assigned to the . the withholding tax group defined on the template will be used as a basis for withholding from invoices created from a template. the value will default from the supplier site or can be entered directly in the template. you must define a sequence as Automatic. If the Payables System Option Setting for Apply Withholding Tax has been defined with either At Invoice Validation or Payment.2. Withholding Tax: If applicable. Document Sequencing: If the Document Sequencing profile option is defined as Always Used or Partially Used.1 Invoice Number: The invoice number.

Payment Attributes: By anticipating the attributes needed for payment and fiscal reporting of the recurring invoices. The invoice may also inherit the purchase order shipment or pay item descriptive flexfields if the Payables System Option setting for Transfer PO Descriptive Flexfield Information is set to yes. the invoice will inherit the value for Line Description from the Recurring Invoices template. The line amount to be distributed will be the invoice amount minus calculated tax. bank charge bearer. and payment reason comments. Payables calculates the quantity by subtracting the calculated tax from the amount then dividing it by the unit price.Recurring Standard Invoices category for invoices and Debit Memo Invoices for debit memos. For example. Attributes Inherited from the Purchase Order: While the Recurring Invoices Template may have several tax fields. The Match Approval Level can be 2-way. delivery channel. Payment attributes consist of pay group. enter the revision number and verify it each time you create invoices from the template. If the Distribution Set does not have a description. and line descriptions. The invoice will also inherit the Descriptive Flexfields from the Distribution Set. the Purchase Order attributes will take precedence over the template. Blanket Purchase Orders: If you are using a blanket purchase order.2 Distribution Sets: If not using a purchase order. define a Distribution Set for default accounts. Match option: Recurring invoice processing requires that the purchase order schedules or pay items be defined with a Match Option of Purchase Order to prevent invoice creation conflicts if the receipt or work confirmation has not occurred by the time of invoicing. Note that the Payment Method may also default based on a company policy. remit to bank account. 5. . distributions. you can either define these on the Supplier Site for defaulting to the Recurring Invoice template or enter them directly on the template. payment priority. The invoices will inherit the accounting distributions from the purchase order shipment or pay item with the line amount being prorated if there is more than one distribution. The invoices' line description will be inherited from the Distribution Set if one is defined. to avoid errors. This is important to evaluate when defining your template amounts to avoid matching holds on the resulting invoices. 4. 3-way.1 Purchase Orders: You can use Purchasing Orders to plan for recurring invoices. payment method. payment reason. define a Distribution Set to split a monthly recurring rent amount to different departments that share the rented space. 4. Quantity: If the purchase order shipment or pay item is quantity based. or 4way.

you may uncheck the Approval Workflow Required check box on the Recurring Invoices template. If you do not want your recurring invoices to require approval event though you have enabled the Payables Option. • Recurring Invoices in 11i • Creating Recurring Invoices . enter the requester on the recurring invoice template. enable the Use Approval Workflow Payables Option and configure approver rules in Approvals Management.Invoice Approval Workflow: If you want your recurring invoices to go through an approval process. If your approver requirements include the requester. enter the requester .

Recurring Invoices in 11i
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 11/26/2009 - 11:37

Creating Recurring Invoices
Navigation : Invoices—>Entry—>Recurring Invoices (B) Create Invoices

1. Determine how many invoices to create. 2. Enter the number of invoices, and click Create Invoices. A period must be an open or future period for Oracle Payables to create an invoice. 3. Optionally, create recurring invoices into an existing batch of similar invoices; for example, group all recurring rent invoices into one batch, and then add to the batch on a quarterly basis. 4. Use the Create Invoices window to view summary information about the invoices created. Oracle Payables appends the payment number with the period name in which an invoice is created to create invoice numbers for recurring payments. 5. Use the Invoices Summary

Invoices: Integration with Oracle Projects
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 10/22/2009 - 11:51

Importing Expenses from Oracle Projects and Creating Invoices Oracle Payables integrates with Oracle Projects so that you can create Payables invoices based on expense reports entered in Oracle Projects. Submit a streamlined process from the Submit Processes window in Oracle Projects to combine the following processes in one step: 1 Transfer expense reports to Oracle Payables. 2 Submit Invoice Import. 3 Verify invoices from Oracle Payables.

When you enter expense reports in Oracle Projects, you enter the same types of information thatyou enter for Payables expense reports (such as employee name, week ending date, project, task expenditure type, and amounts). Oracle Projects generates the general ledger account for each expense report expense item by using the AutoAccounting rules you have defined. After you transfer the expense report to the Payables Invoice Import Interface Tables, you can submit Invoice Import to create an invoice from the expense report. If you enable the Automatically Create Employee As Supplier Payables option, Oracle Payables automatically creates suppliers and supplier sites for employees who are not already suppliers

Payment Requests
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 05/23/2009 - 13:03

Payables provides the ability to disburse funds to a party (a payee) who is not defined as a trading partner in your supplier master. E-Business Suite products, such as Oracle Receivables and Oracle Loans, can submit disbursement requests to Payables, where you can disburse the funds and manage the payment process using the payment management features that are available in Payables. When a disbursement request is submitted to Payables, it is recorded as a payment request. You can submit a payment request from another application, for example, from Receivables to pay a customer for an On Account Credit Memo, or from Loans to disburse funds for a loan, and Payables will verify, account, tax, and approve the payment request. You can track the progress of the payment request in the originating application. Once the payment request is approved, you can report and audit the payment request in Payables. You can only submit a payment request from other applications; you cannot enter a payment request for a payee directly in Payables. The payment request process is as follows: 1. Submit a request to disburse funds from another application, such as Receivables or Loans. Note that you cannot submit a payment request in Payables. 2. Payables automatically creates a payment request, in real-time. 3. Once the payment request is created, you can search for it just as you would search for an invoice. Enter Payment Request in the Type field and enter the payee name in the Trading Partner field. Note that because the payee is not a supplier, do not enter a Supplier Number. 4. If the payment request requires approval, use the Invoice Approval Workflow to approve payment requests. 5. Payables applies holds to the payment request if there are any exceptions. 6. Once the holds are released and the payment request is approved, it can be paid as a single payment or as part of a payment batch. Once the payment request is paid, your auditors can view the request to disburse funds in the originating

just as you would for an invoice. including Liability GL Account. you can cancel the payment request or void the payment. Oracle Payments • You can use the following Oracle Payments setups to define custom payment methods for payment requests. and specify whether you want to manage payment requests separately from other payments. the setup steps listed below do affect the payment request process. and Terms Date Basis.application and the payment request in Payables. define the approval rules. • Payment Method Controls • Payment Method Defaulting Rules • Payment Instruction and Report Formats • Payment Attribute Validations • Payment Process Profiles • Disbursement Option Oracle Payables Payables Options . Payables notifies the originating application to respond to these actions. Payables may default attributes from the Financial Options window. Pay Group. Review these steps if you plan to use payment requests. ensure that you have assigned a sequence to the Payment Request document category. Payment Terms.Use Invoice Approval Workflow Enable the Use the Invoice Approval Workflow Payables Approval Option to approve payment requests using the workflow. Setting Up Payment Requests: There are no specific setup steps required to use payment requests. however. Once you enter a payment request. you cannot delete payment request or update payment request fields. define defaulting rules. If necessary. See: Oracle Approvals Management Approval Rules If you are using the Invoice Approval Workflow for payment requests. Oracle Applications Document Sequencing – Payment Request Document Category If the Sequential Numbering profile is set to Partially Used or Always Used. Financial Options Depending on how much information is provided in the originating application. .

messages. distribution information 5. approved. Invoice Validation checks the 1. If no invoice tolerance template is specified. or changing the invoice tolerances. paid. so after the completion of it we can create accounting. You can identify all invoices that Payables has not yet reviewed with Invoice Validation by submitting the Invoice Register and selecting the Unvalidated Invoices Only parameter. tollerence Invoice validation does the following job 1. In the Invoice Holds tab. Authorized users can always correct an invoice. If an invoice has a hold. 1. . Then resubmit Invoice Validation to release the hold. It checks the supplier site to determine which invoice tolerance template to use. the Invoice Validation process must validate the invoice. or created accounting entries for the invoice. tax 3. If an invoice tolerance template is specified. even if you have validated. Note: When the invoice is in a Validated state. Invoice validation is a accounting event. Exception reporting in Oracle Alert is accomplished using either electronic mail or paper reports. It creates/modifies the payment schdule on the basis of payment term and term date basis. 2. tolerance checking is not performed. Oracle Alert also provides an integrated system of alerts. exchange rate 4. 3. Payables and Oracle Alert integrate to alert the appropriate accounts payable or purchasing staff when you or Payables place an invoice on hold. 2.Validation Submitted by Anonymous on Sat. period status 2. You can review the validation status of an invoice online in the Invoice Overview window or the Invoices window. 05/23/2009 . and message distribution to focus attention on time-sensitive or critical information and streamline the validation process. the Liability Account field cannot be updated. Invoice Validation will check against the specific invoice tolerances template stored in the Invoice Tolerances window to determine if the invoice falls within the defined tolerances and automatically applies holds to exception invoices. matching(IMO. you can manually release certain invoice holds. invoice matching option) 6.13:26 Before you can pay or create accounting entries for any invoice. even if you have not resolved the matching error condition. you can release the hold by correcting the exception that caused Invoice Validation to apply the hold by updating the invoice or the purchase order.

• Online by using the Validate button in the Invoice Batches window. You can submit an invoice for validation in one of the following ways: • Online by using either the Validate or the Validate Related Invoices check box in the Invoice Actions window. Use the Validate Related Invoices option in the Invoice Actions window to submit Invoice Validation for both the credit and the original invoice. If your approvers need to review tax details before they approve an invoice. The second invoice is on matching hold because the invoice price exceeds the purchase order shipment price. You increase your tolerance levels using the Invoice Tolerances window. Validation Example Invoice Validation places three invoices on matching hold. Payables releases the hold when you resubmit Invoice Validation. The first invoice is on matching hold because the quantity billed exceeds the quantity received. The order of the Invoice Validation process and Invoice Approval Workflow Program is based on the Approval Processing Sequence Payables option. Invoice 1. For more information on submitting invoices for approval. Your invoice now matches your receipt and purchase order within your newly-defined tolerance levels and Payables releases the hold when you resubmit Invoice Validation . you might want to validate before you approve if you enter invoices that require the Invoice Validation process to create tax distributions for you. For example. The weighted average price of the invoice and credit memo now matches the purchase order shipment price. You match the credit to the purchase order as a price correction and associate it with the invoice during the match. Your invoice now matches the receipt and Payables releases the hold when you submit Invoice Validation. Invoice 2. • Batch by submitting the Payables Invoice Validation program from the Submit Request window. then we recommend that you select an option that validates before approving. A supplier sends a credit to correct the amount due on a previous invoice. 5.4. Your receiving department receives the goods and records the receipt information. The third invoice is on matching hold because the quantity billed exceeds the quantity ordered. Invoice 3.

Expense Reports and Credit Cards Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. but you cannot modify them. You can also apply a hold to an expense report to prevent payment. You can also use this window to review and modify any of the following expense reports: • Expense reports entered in the Payables Expense Reports window. • Expense reports submitted by your enterprise’s employees using Oracle Internet Expenses. If you have paid advances to an employee you can use this window to apply advances to expense reports to reduce the amount you pay. 10/14/2009 . To manage expense reports: . • Expense reports entered in Oracle Projects and then transferred from Projects to Payables. you can still view successfully imported expense reports in this window. If you do not purge expense reports. You can then use Payables to validate. and account for the invoices. You cannot view expense reports in this window if they have been purged. You can apply advances and holds to expense reports that are from any source.16:59 Use the Expense Reports window in Payables to enter Payables expense reports for your employees . pay. Before you can pay expense reports you must submit the Expense Report Export program which automatically creates invoices from the expense reports.

expense addresses. 3. define expense report templates that model the different expense report formats your employees use and the rate and policy schedules that your enterprise uses. Define the employee as a supplier using either of the following methods: • Enable the Create Employee As Supplier Payables option to automatically create suppliers from employees when you submit Expense Report Export. Enter expense reports in any of the following products: . 2. For expense reports entered in Payables and Oracle Internet Expenses. Enter employees and their locations. Supervisors.1. 4. • Enter the employee as a supplier in the Suppliers window before submitting Expense Report Export for expense reports. and default expense accounts.

Review the Expense Report Export. correct any expense reports that caused exceptions and resubmit Expense Report Export. and their expense addresses in the People window. 02/28/2010 . If there are exceptions. 5. Pay the invoices as you would any other invoices.• Payables. In the Payables Expense Reports window optionally apply holds and/or apply advances to the expense reports. 7. . • Setting Up Oracle Payables to Enter Expense Report • Entering a basic expense report Setting Up Oracle Payables to Enter Expense Report Submitted by Anonymous on Sun. 6. Submit the Employee Update Program to update employee-type supplier records with up-to-date name and address information from the employee record. If Oracle Human Resources is installed. Optionally modify or review Payables or Projects expense reports. • Oracle Internet Expenses. Enter employees. their locations.23:46 1. all employees must be entered in the People window of Oracle Human Resources. • Oracle Projects. 8. Submit Expense Report Export to create invoices and invoice distributions for the expense reports.

Enter the employee as a supplier in the Suppliers window before submitting Invoice Import for expense reports. In the Expense Reports window. which defaults from the employee record.Enable the Create Employee as Supplier Payables option to automatically create suppliers from employees when you submit Invoice Import. Define expense report templates that model the different expense report formats you receive. In the Send to field.17:44 1. 10/14/2009 . Define the employee as a supplier by using either of the following methods: . . either enter the employee name in the Employee field. 2. 3. 3. or enter the employee number in the Number field. . Optionally change the GL Account. optionally change the location to which you want to send payment for the expense report. Entering a basic expense report Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. You control the default expense address in the Financials Options window.2.

9. DATE. Includes Tax. The default GL Account for each item line is the GL Account for the employee overlaid with any segments defined on the template for the expense item. this indicates that receipts are not required for this expense report. and it will appear on reports. Save your work. Payables will confirm that the sum of the item amounts matches this amount. Enter a Description of the expense report. 6. Optionally change the tax value in the Tax Code field associated with the item. or Payables will enter the invoice date or the expense report date as the Invoice Number. 8. If no open or future period is available then import will reject the expense report. Tax Code. and Payables lists the expense report in the Exceptions section of the Expense Report Import Report. This will become the invoice description. Payables uses this date as the GL Date for invoice distributions created from the expense report. 5. Expense Report Restrictions UNIQUE INVOICE NUMBER. select the item and enter the item amount. If a default template is defined in the Payables Options window and the template is active. Payables creates invoice distributions from the item lines. For each Item line on the expense report. The same invoice number cannot be used twice for the same employee. enter the period ending date for the expense report. Consequently. If the period ending Date is in a Never Opened accounting period.4. The value for the Includes Tax check box defaults from the Expense Report Template for that item. Expense Report Import uses the first day of the next Open or Future accounting period as the GL date. then Payables displays that default value. Expense Report Import . Enter the total Amount of the expense report. If you enable the Reviewed By Payables check box. Enter the expense report Template you want to use. Either enter an Invoice Number. Optionally update the GL Account. If the period ending Date is in a Closed period. In the Date field. and GL Account. During Expense Report Export. The template also might provide default values for Type. then you can adjust the Includes Tax check box. 7. The template determines which items you can select. If you use inclusive automatic tax calculation at the Line or Tax Code level and if the Allow Override (Distribution Amount Includes Tax) Payables option is enabled and if the item amount includes tax. the Receipt Verified check box in the Expense Audit tabbed region becomes nonupdatable. then Payables does not import the expense report. When you submit Expense Report Export you have the option to override this date.

Select the source Payables Expense Reports or internet expense as applicable. . verify the invoice (invoice number is same as exponse report number) in invoice work bench.To create invoice from the expense report run the below program • Expense Report Import (in 11i) and • Expense Report Export (in R12). Once the program completes.

16:58 Oracle Payables provides a variety of features for fast. and automatically take the maximum discount available • Select invoices for payment. and create payments automatically • Print checks online • Choose from different payment method options including checks. controlled payment processing. and wire • Record stop payments • Void payments • Review information online on the result and status of every payment . electronic funds transfer (EFT).Payments Submitted by Anonymous on Thu. using a wide variety of criteria. With Oracle Payables you can do the following: • Distribute funds by using multiple payment methods • Ensure that duplicate invoice payments never occur • Pay only invoices that are due. 10/22/2009 . EDI.

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Manual payment  Manual Payment • Recording Stop and Void Payments • Refunds .• Computer-Generated Payments  Future Dated Payments .

the invoices must be approved. you must enable the Allow Online Print Payables option. and without holds. optionally. you cannot predate a computer-generated payment.17:37 You can create and print a computer-generated payment to pay a supplier for one or more invoices. • How to Select Invoices to Pay (N) Payments—>Entry—>Payments (B) Enter/Adjust Invoices 1. click Actions to navigate to the Payment Actions window. • You can. create a check. . Optionally. format and print the check. • Unless you enable the Allow Pre-Date Payables option. The bank account must have at least one payment document that uses computer-generated or combined disbursement type. In the Payments window: • You can. • The payment date must be in an open or future period. To create a computer-generated payment. 3. optionally. uncanceled. 10/23/2009 . which defaults to the next available number. From the Payments window. the invoices must have check as their payment method and have the same currency as the payment. change the payment currency if you are using a multicurrency bank account with a multicurrency payment document. 2. save it. click Enter/Adjust Invoices to select approved invoices that are not on hold. and the bank account must have at least one payment document that uses computer-generated or combined disbursement type. and print it later.Computer-Generated Payments Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. Select the invoices that you want to pay. The invoices must have Check as their payment method and must have the same currency as the payment. Examples of computer-generated payments are: • Check run • Electronic funds transfer (EFT) Creating and Maintaining Computer-Generated Payments (N) Payments—>Entry—>Payments To create a computer-generated check. change the payment document number.

16:37 . 10/23/2009 .Manual payment Submitted by Anonymous on Fri.Future Dated Payments .

6. Make certain the invoice that you want to pay is fully approved. Return the payment notice to the supplier. enter Future Dated in the Payment Method field. 5. record the invoice payment as a manual payment. Manual Payment Submitted by Anonymous on Fri. Your bank sends you payment reconciliation information. 4. The bank disburses funds on the maturity date the supplier specified on the payment notice. The following are two examples of manual payments: • Handwritten checks • Wire . 7. . Enter a maturity date. 2. In the Payments window. enter Manual Future Dated in the Payment Method field. 3.1. 10/23/2009 .If you manually created a future dated payment that you want to record.14:55 A manual payment is a payment that you create outside of Oracle Payables.If you use the payment document your supplier sent you and do not create a payment document. . The supplier submits the payment request to the bank.

Select a payment document name. 5. Select the bank account you use for the payment. With a manual payment. Recording a Manual Payment How to Initiate a Manual Payment 1. You can record payment for invoices that are associated with any payment method type except EFT. 2. 8. you can record the payment within Oracle Payables and update the invoices that you paid. • The invoice you paid must be approved. Prerequisites for processing manual payments in Oracle Payables are: • Create the payment outside of Payables.After making the payment through handwritten check/wire. Enter the supplier site. you can override some payment controls of Oracle Payables. In the Type field. 3. If you are using a multiple currency bank account with a multiple currency payment document. Enter the payment document number. 7. and must have the same currency as the payment. change the payment currency. uncancelled. select Manual. 9. 6. • The bank account must have at least one payment document that uses the recorded or combined disbursement type. Enter the payment date. 4. Enter either the supplier name or number. optionally. You can record a single payment for multiple pay alone invoices. Enter the payment amount. . without holds.

Oracle Payables automatically enters most of the payment information for you. save your work at this point and you are done. create a check. click Actions to navigate to the Payment Actions window. To create a computer-generated payment. Click Pay to pay the selected payments. and you omit the invoice selection step you would perform if you were to create the payment in the Payment Workbench. Paying Invoices from the Invoice Workbench (N) Invoices—>Entry—>Invoices (B) Actions You can initiate payment of one or more invoices by selecting the invoices in the Invoices window and using the Pay in Full option in the Invoice Actions window. How to Select Invoices to Pay 1. and select one or more scheduled payments. and select the Pay in Full check box to open the Payments—Pay in Full window. clickActions to navigate to the Actions window.10. To pay one or more invoices in full. save it. 2a. Optionally. Select as many approved invoices as will fit on a single check stub. To pay a portion of an invoice. 3. 2b. From the Payments window. select the invoice from the Invoices window. When you pay using this method. enter or adjust other information. 3. and print it later. 4. from the Payment window. 2. click Enter/Adjust Invoices to select approved invoices that are not on hold. choose Quick or Manual for the payment type. format and print the check. To record a manual payment. you can generate a manual payment or a Quick payment. Enter the bank account from . Make certain the invoices that you want to pay are fully approved. In the Payments window. To pay an invoice or scheduled payment from the Invoice Workbench: 1. select the relevant invoices from the Invoices window. click Scheduled Payments. If necessary.

update the amount. To split a scheduled payment. continue with Step 6. Oracle Payables automatically enters the remaining fields for you. Scheduling Payments from the Invoice Workbench 1. Oracle Payables creates an additional scheduled payment with the net amount due. 2. Save your work. print the check. optionally. 10/24/2009 . Click Actions to navigate to the Payment Actions window.00:19 . 4. Format and. Save your work. 4. Make certain the invoices that you want to pay are fully approved. To pay a portion of an invoice. 7. Click Scheduled Payments. 5. If you are creating a manual payment. and then click Split Schedule. If you are creating a quick payment. optionally. 6. Recording Stop and Void Payments Submitted by Anonymous on Sat. select the invoice from the Invoices window. apply a hold to the scheduled payment. Adjust the dates as appropriate and. If necessary. and create any new scheduled payments. Oracle Payables records the payment and updates the invoices as paid. enter or adjust other information in the Payments window. and enter the payment document you want to use. 5. save your work to complete the payment. 6. 3. Make any updates to unpaid scheduled payments. 7.which you want to make the payment. Oracle Payables records the payment and updates the invoices as paid.

. In the Payments window. select Initiate Stop. select the payment. In the Payment Actions window.Recording Stop Payments (N) Payments—>Entry—>Payments (B) Actions 1. Find the payment online. 2. and click Actions.

select the payment and click Actions. Oracle Payables sorts the report by bank. payment document. bank account. Releasing Stop Payments (N) Payments—>Entry—>Payments (B) Actions How to Release Stop Payments 1 Find the payment online. Click OK to have Oracle Payables update the payment status to Stop Initiated. In the Payments window. Save your work. 2 In the Payment Actions window. Oracle Payables does not list any stop payments that were initiated but then released or voided at a later time. 5. Voiding Payments (N) Payments—>Entry—>Payments (B) Actions . and document number. select Release Stop. 4 Save your work. 4. 3 Click OK to have Oracle Payables release the stop on the payment and reset the status to Negotiable. Use the Stop Payments Report to review all current stop payments.3.

and the status of the paid invoices is then reset to Unpaid. . Your general ledger will then have the correct information. Oracle Payables automatically reverses the following: • The accounting and payment records. • Any realized gains or losses on foreign currency invoices recorded as paid by the payment • All related interest invoices when you void a past-due payment for the supplier site (if you enable the Allow Interest Invoices option for a supplier site) • If you withhold taxes at payment time and you void a payment that paid an invoice with an associated withholding tax invoice.When you void a payment. before recording it have the uncashed payment document you want to void in your possession. then Payables automatically creates a negative (reversing) invoice for the tax authority supplier to offset the amount of the tax withholding invoice. Because you cannot reverse a void payment. or have proof that the payment did not clear the bank and that the bank was able to stop payment Review the invoices paid by that payment before you void it to make sure that you are voiding the correct payment. You can review these invoices in the Invoice Workbench. You determine when you withhold taxes by the Apply Withholding Tax option you select in the Payables Options window.

Click OK to have Oracle Payables void the payment document. Oracle Payables prevents you from voiding negotiable payments using this window. and apply the hold you selected to the related invoices. . Find the payment online. select Cancel for the invoice action. Click Hold. change the void date and the GL date you want Oracle Payables to use for the accounting distributions. optionally. Save your work. 2. and select a Hold Name in the Hold window. 1. reset the status of the related invoices to Unpaid.How to Void Payments 1. . then click OK to have Oracle Payables void the payment document. and query the bank account in the Bank Accounts window. 3.To cancel all related invoices and reset their amounts to zero. choose Bank Accounts. . Click Payment Documents to navigate to the Payment Documents window.To apply a hold to the related invoices. The invoices will be available for payment on a new payment document. Review and. select Hold for the invoice action. To query the bank. 2. select the payment. Click OK to have Oracle Payables void the payment document and cancel the related invoices. In the Payment Actions window. and click Actions. . select Void. select None for the invoice action. Voiding Unused Payment Documents Payment Documents: Additional Information Region (N) Setup—>Payment—>Banks (B) Bank Accounts (B) Payables Documents You can do a mass void of unused check stock in the Document Information region of the Payment Documents window.To change to Unpaid the status of the related invoices. and from the Payments window.

CANCELLING ASSOCIATED INVOICES: If you attempt to cancel an invoice that has been partially paid by another payment by using the Cancel Invoice Action. Instead. 4. In the Additional Information region. Save your work. when you choose Cancel Invoice. 5.3. and then you can void the payment.11:31 . 02/23/2010 . These documents will no longer be available for use. you cannot cancel a related invoice if it was partially paid by a second payment. You must first unapply any prepayments. • Voiding and Reissuing Quick Payments Voiding and Reissuing Quick Payments Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. PREPAYMENTS: You cannot void payment on a payment document that pays a prepayment that you have applied to an invoice. the system applies an ”Invoice Cancel” hold to the invoice for your reference. You can release the hold manually in the Invoice Holds window. CLEARED PAYMENTS: You cannot void a payment that the bank has already cleared. and enter a void date. Void Payment Restrictions: INVOICES PAID BY ANOTHER PAYMENT: When you void a payment. instead of cancelling the invoice. Payables applies an Invoice Cancel hold to the invoice. This hold is manually releasable. Enter the range of documents you want to void. choose Void Unused Documents.

Enter the Payment Date. Payables automatically selects Void for you. Review and optionally update the void dates. • The payment is a Quick payment. 3. you can void the original payment and automatically reissue payment of the same invoices. Note: You cannot use this option for future dated payments. Find the Quick payment online. Prerequisites • Enable the Allow Void and Reissue Payables option. To void and reissue a Quick payment: 1. confirm the New Check Number and optionally record a Voucher Number.The Void and Reissue feature provides an easy method for correcting any printing problems that you encounter when creating a check as a Quick payment. • The payment is not a future dated payment. If a check you generate is spoiled. In the Payment Actions window select Reissue. Load and properly align your payment document in the printer. • The payment method of the invoices paid is Check. and from the Payments window select the payment and choose Actions. 2. .

For example. Refunds Submitted by Anonymous on Sat. Refunds for Prepayments . When you record a refund. A refund closes out an outstanding credit balance. as long as the sum is negative and equals the refund amount: • Invoices • Debit memos • Credit memos • Expense report Paying these documents with a refund records each document as paid. Choose OK to have Payables void the selected Quick payment and create a new Quick payment document to pay the invoices. and gives you a complete supplier transaction history. you can record the refund in Payables. the invoice and credit memo are recorded as paid. After Reissue After reissue the stauts of the payment document changes to void and a new payment document with a different number is created. The supplier sends you a $100 refund for the credit balance. and apply it to the invoice and credit memo. suppose you want to stop doing business with a supplier. The credit balance can consist of the outstanding balance of any combination of the following documents. Oracle Payables does not automatically withhold taxes if you pay with a refund. so you are actually making a negative payment for a credit balance. 10/24/2009 . depending on whether you use cash or accrual accounting. and you have no outstanding documents for the supplier. Note: If you withhold taxes at payment time. You can take discounts on payables documents you pay with a refund.13:27 When a supplier or employee sends you a refund for an invoice payment you have made. Payables debits either your cash or cash clearing account and credits either your expense or liability account. which consists of a credit memo of $250 and an unpaid invoice of $150. You have an overall $100 credit balance with the supplier.4. If required we can again create a reissue against the newly generated payment document. You enter a $100 refund (a $100 negative payment). After you apply the refund.

. This can be the same bank account you use to make payments. Recording Refunds for Invoices When a Credit Balance Exists You pay debit balance with refunds in the Payments window. Enter a debit memo for the invoice. enter an invoice and apply the prepayment to it. a refund for a deposit or repayment of a travel advance. You can then pay the debit memo with the refund. Set up the appropriate cash account and. The Payables documents you select must be in the same currency as the refund currency. choose the Scheduled Payments tab. for example.You may receive refunds from suppliers for prepayments you have made to them. if applicable. Entering Refunds Use the Payments window to record a refund payment for one or more outstanding Payables documents. If you know the credit or debit memo you want to pay. and then choose the Pay button. This enables you to close an open credit balance and maintain a full transaction history for the supplier. and the sum of the documents you select must equal the amount of the refund. Prerequisite Set up the bank account in which you will deposit the refund. If you receive a refund for a prepayment. set up a cash clearing account. You can identify negative supplier balances by submitting the Accounts Payable Trial Balance Report with the parameter Negative Balances Only set to Yes. you can query it in the Invoices window.

Enter and validate a debit memo for the refund amount. . The Select Invoices window opens. 3. Payables records the refund and updates the status of each selected invoice to Paid. for an applied prepayment. Recording Refunds When No Credit Balance Exists Your supplier may send you a refund when no credit balance exists. 4. Trading Partner. You can record it by entering a debit memo and paying it with a refund. In the Payments window. Set up the appropriate cash account and. Enter a Bank Account. and Document Number are required fields. choose the Invoice Overview button. For each invoice. Save your work. Bank Account. To see additional information about any invoice. 2. Payment Date. This can be the same bank account you use to make payments. Select the debit memo in the Invoices window. To record a refund when a credit balance does not exist: 1. Payment Date. set up a cash clearing account. Prerequisite Set up the bank account in which you will deposit the refund. Save your work.Recording a refund when a credit balance exists: 1. Select any combination of positive and negative amount invoices. Enter any other relevant information. enter the amount that you want to pay with the refund. Payables records the refund and updates the debit memo status to Paid. 2. if applicable. Enter any other relevant information. The Payments window opens. Payment Method. Click Enter/Adjust Invoices. and Document Number. for example. enter a negative value in the Payment Amount field. 3. Select the Pay in Full option. Query the supplier's unpaid or partially paid invoices that are in the same payment currency as the refund currency. Click Actions.

Each transaction that has accounting impact is called an accounting event. which also appears with the following names. 10/26/2009 . If you post entries in Oracle General Ledger. You can view encumbrances in the View Encumbrances window • Accounting Events  Creating Accounting Entries in Payables  Transferring Accounting Entries to Your General Ledger  Viewing Accounting Entries . you can drill down from a journal entry line to the accounting entry or transaction in Payables. then when you account for an invoice. invoice batch. From the interface. or payment batch. You can create accounting entries by submitting a batch program(Payables Accounting Process). Or you can create accounting entries from the transaction window for a specific invoice. you can submit the Payables Transfer to General Ledger Program to transfer them to an interface. In this window you can update accounts on any accounting entries that were created with invalid accounts. – View Invoice Accounting – View Payment Accounting • Update Accounting Entries. You can create accounting entries for invoice and payment transactions in Payables.15:06 Now in release 11i. payment. If you use budgetary control. After you create accounting entries. Oracle Payables creates and stores accounting entries in the subledger. depending on where you are in the application when you navigate to the window. Payables also creates any necessary encumbrances or encumbrance adjustments for the invoice. After Payables creates accounting entries. you can view the accounting entries in the following windows in Payables: • View Accounting Lines. you can create journal entries and transfer them to your general ledger for posting.Accounting in Payables Submitted by Anonymous on Mon.

If the invoice is purchase order matched. These descriptions assume that you use accrual basis accounting. Accounting entries for this event are created for the accounts on each invoice distribution. Invoice Event The invoice event occurs when the Invoice Validation process successfully validates a new invoice. Payables will update the status to accounted.16:12 An accounting event is a Payables transaction that has accounting impact. If you use cash basis accounting. the system creates a single liability entry for the invoice liability account. . Payables creates or adjusts encumbrances. It builds the liability account based on your automatic offset method. The following is the complete list of the accounting events in Payables. either balancing segment or account.Accounting Events Submitted by Anonymous on Mon. The two document classes in Payables are invoices and payments. Invoices – invoice – invoice adjustment – invoice cancellation – prepayment application – prepayment unapplication Payments – payment – payment adjustment – payment cancellation – (future dated) payment maturity – payment clearing – payment unclearing The following descriptions give an overview of the event and the accounting that Payables does for each event. you can create accounting entries for it by creating accounting entries for the category or document class that includes the event. and the liability account of the invoice. then Payables creates liability entries to offset each distribution on the invoice. unless there is a specific reference to cash basis accounting. during accounting for the invoice event. then Payables also records encumbrances for any invoice price variance or exchange rate variance. After an accounting event completes. when you submit the accounting process for an invoice event. In addition. • If you do not use Automatic Offsets. if necessary. 10/26/2009 . • If you use Automatic Offsets. but Payables will create no accounting entries. listed by document class.

The accounting date for this event is the GL Date on the Prepayment type invoice distribution. This event accounts for the new. The accounting date for this event is the GL Date on the invoice distribution. It reverses any accounting entries that were recorded for the prepayment application. Prepayment Unapplication Event This event accounts for the unapplication of a prepayment. The accounting date for this event is the GL Date on the Prepayment type invoice distribution. . Since this is an invoice event. the accounting date is the GL Date on the invoice distribution. and debits the liability account because the prepayment was a payment on the invoice. cash basis accounting will not account for it until you pay the invoice. Payables groups the other distributions by GL Date and accounting for these groups of distributions are recorded for separate accounting events. Payables creates entries to relieve the liability of the invoice accounting entries. and Payables will record the distributions with the later GL Date as an invoice adjustment event. This event credits the prepaid account for the amount of the application. negative amount distributions (reversals) that are created when you cancel an invoice. Invoice Adjustment Event The following are examples of transactions that are invoice adjustment events: • Reversal of an existing distribution for an accounted invoice • Adding a new distribution to an accounted invoice • Accounting for the invoice event for this invoice includes only the distributions with the earliest GL date. the earliest GL Date will be used when accounting for the invoice event. Payables will also record any gains and losses if you account for gains and losses at payment issue. if you adjust the invoice. Prepayment Application Event This event accounts for the application of a prepayment to an invoice. the system will not automatically adjust the payment accounting entries. Note that if the invoice is paid and the payment has already been accounted. Invoice Cancellation Event This event occurs when you cancel an accounted invoice. This event reverses all existing accounting entries for the invoice. Payables will not account for a payment until the paid invoices are accounted. Payment Event Accounting entries for this event record payment of an accounted invoice. Note that if an invoice has distributions with different GL Dates. The accounting date for this event is the GL Date on the invoice distribution.For the invoice event. • If you use accrual basis accounting.

then Payables does not record any entries for the payment event. For future dated payments. For payments. but instead records the payment during the payment clearing event. Accounting entries for this event debit the future dated payment account. • If you account for payments at both issue and clearing. depending on your Payables option. If you account for payments only when they clear. Payables creates accounting entries for this event only if the Account for Payment When Payment is Issued option is enabled in the Payables Options window. After a future dated payment matures. Based on your system setup and the transaction details. accounting entries for this event credit the Future Dated Payment Account from either the payment document or the supplier site. For the newly selected invoices. • If you also account for payments at payment clearing. . The accounting date for this event is the maturity date on the future dated payment. and records any gains or losses for the newly selected invoices. then the GL Date is the first day of the next open period. including future dated payments.• For cash basis accounting. accounting for the payment event creates entries for the accounts on the paid invoice distributions. Payables creates accounting entries for this event only if the Account for Payment When Payment is Issued option is enabled in the Payables Options window. Payment Adjustment Event A payment adjustment event occurs when you change the invoices recorded on a Manual payment. If the payment date is in a closed period. then accounting entries for this event credit the cash account. Payment Maturity Event This event creates accounting entries for future dated payments when their status is updated from Issued to Negotiable. this event might also create discount or rounding entries. the accounting date for this event is the payment date. For the originally paid invoices. • If you account for payments only at payment issue. When the payment accounting options in the Payables Options window are set to account for payments when they are issued: • If you account for payments at payment issue only. accounting entries for this event credit the cash clearing account. then accounting entries for this event credit the cash clearing account. then accounting entries for this event credit the cash account. Payables also reverses any gains or losses for the originally paid invoices. the accounting entries for this event relieve the liability accounts in the amount of the payment. you can update its status in two ways: • Submit the Update Matured Future Payment Status program • Manually update the status in the Status field of the Payments window. the entries reverse the invoice liability that the payment had relieved.

Accounting entries for this event reverse the accounting entries that were recorded during the payment clearing event. and negative amount bank errors. Also. bank charges. Payables creates accounting entries for this event only if the Account for Payment When Payment is Issued option is enabled in the Payables Options window. Payables creates accounting entries for this event only if the Account for Payment When Payment Clears option is enabled in the Payables Options window. If the void GL date and the payment date are different. . losses. Payment Cancellation Event This event occurs when you cancel (void) a payment. The accounting date for this event is the GL Date on the uncleared payment. Accounting entries for this event credit the cash account. Payment Clearing Event This event occurs when you either clear or reconcile a payment in Oracle Cash Management.Payables creates accounting entries for this event only if the Account for Payment When Payment is Issued option is enabled in the Payables Options window. For payments the accounting date for this event is the payment date. • If you account for payments both at issue and clearing. you may have accounting entries for gains. • If you account for payments only at clearing. The accounting date for this event is the Clear Date you enter in Oracle Cash Management. then the GL Date is the first day of the next open period. Note that positive amount bank errors are recorded through Oracle Receivables. – and you use accrual basis accounting. Payables creates accounting entries for this event only if the Account for Payment When Payment Clears option is enabled in the Payables Options window and after the corresponding clearing event is accounted. – and you use cash basis accounting. then accounting entries for this event debit the liability account. then accounting entries for this event debit the expense account. The accounting date for this event is the void GL Date on the payment. This event reverses accounting entries for the payment. If the payment date is in a closed period. you will get both a payment event and a payment cancellation event. then when you account for the payment. then accounting entries for this event debit the cash clearing account. Payment Unclearing Event This event occurs when you either unclear or unreconcile a payment in Oracle Cash Management.

you can update any accounting entries that were created with invalid accounts. After the process completes. Payables Accounting Process Report Use this report to review accounting entries created by the Payables Accounting Process. • Create accounting entries for a single transaction or batch. Payables Accounting Process Submit this batch process to create accounting entries in Payables. In the Update Accounting Entries window. you can view the new accounting entries in the View Accounting Lines window. The report has two sections: .09:24 You can create accounting entries for Payables accounting events in two ways: • Submit the Payables Accounting Process. Payables produces the Accounting Entries Audit Report and Accounting Entries Exception Report.Creating Accounting Entries in Payables Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. 11/24/2009 . After the process is complete. The exception report lists any transactions that accounted with errors.

This category is used to indicate the purpose or nature of the transaction.13:01 . 11/25/2009 . Reconciled Payments. Payment ReconciliationEvents belong to the Payments Document Class. then the transaction remains unaccounted. Assigned to journal entries originating from invoice accounting events. The audit report provides. The exception report lists in detail all accounting entries that were created with an error status and a description of that error. 2. please contact Oracle Support for technical assistance. 3. a listing of accounting entries created by the accounting process. Assigned to journal entries originating from payment reconciliation events. Payments. Transferring Accounting Entries to Your General Ledger Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. Assigned to journal entries originating from payment accounting events.• Accounting Entries Audit Report. The Accounting Entries Exception Report is generated only when the accounting process encounters entries that fail validation. excluding payment reconciliation events. Note that while the Payables Accounting Process is submitted for a document class. Invoice Accounting Events belong to the Invoice Document Class. the report is organized by journal category. Attention: If you see an entry that has a fatal error. • Accounting Entries Exceptions Report. 1. If this condition is encountered. There are three journal entry categories for Oracle Payables transactions. Purchase Invoices. in detail or summary. Oracle General Ledger associates each of your accounting entries with a journal entry category.Payment Accounting Events belong to the Payments Document Class.

. then you can submit Journal Import. You can submit Journal Import either when you submit the transfer program. submit the Payables Transfer to General Ledger program to send invoice and payment accounting entries to the general ledger interface. after you post journal entries in Oracle General Ledger. You can then post these journal entry batches. which uses the data in the GL interface to create unposted journal entry batches. If you do not use General Ledger. If you use the Multiple Reporting Currencies feature. read the Multiple Reporting Currencies in Oracle Applications manual for information on transferring accounting entries when you use the Multiple Reporting Currency feature. or separately. and lines. Payables retains the accounting entries. headers. you can drill down to the related accounting entries or transactions in Payables.After you create accounting entries in Payables. after the transfer process completes. so you can continue to review them in Payables. headers. and lines within General Ledger to update your General Ledger account balances. you can use the data in the GL interface to create and post journal entries in your general ledger. If you use Oracle General Ledger. Also.

You can navigate to this window from the Navigator. Use these features to see how a transaction affects the account balances in your general ledger. You open this window from one of the following places: Invoices window.12:37 You can view accounting entries in the view accounting entries windows. Depending on how you open the window. You open this window from one of the following places: Payments window. debits equal credits). Update Accounting Entries window. or drilling down from Oracle General Ledger.Viewing Accounting Entries Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. or drilling down from Oracle General Ledger. You can also view the detail accounting as t–accounts in the T Accounts window. Payables includes the following windows that you use to view accounting entries: • View Accounting Lines. . This window limits you to viewing invoice accounting entries. • View Payment Accounting. or view summarized accounting for each account in the Activity Summary window. You can view the detail accounting lines for the queried transaction in the form of a balanced accounting entry (i. • View Invoice Accounting. the window title and the data that you see in the windows vary. This window limits you to viewing payment accounting entries.e. 11/25/2009 .. Update Accounting Entries window.

Submit the program with default parameters. Interest Invoices 5. 02/23/2010 . Intercompany Accounting 10. Automatic Tax Calculation 8. Budgetary Control and Encumbrance 9. run: a) Account Payable Trial Balance Report For the month just closed. 5. Automatic Offsets 7. Enter Period Name and submit the report. Petty Cash Funds • Month End Close and Reconciliation Month End Close and Reconciliation Submitted by Anonymous on Wed. If there is any invoice on hold. 02/24/2010 . Run ‘Unaccounted Transactions Report’ program to find out any unaccounted transaction for the period. 4. Automatic Withholding Tax 6. 3. Run the ‘Invoice On Hold Report’ for the period to verify if any invoice is put on hold. Positive Pay Integration 4.18:40 This topic describes the following specialized features in Payables: 1. AuditTrail 3.Other Topics Submitted by Anonymous on Tue. Run 'Payable Accounting Process'. 6. For the previous month. run: a) Posted Payment Register b) Posted Invoice Register c) Account Payable Trial Balance Report . Run the ‘Invoice Validation’ program for all parameters . Run the program ‘Expense Report Import’ program. resolve the issue and remove the hold.09:10 1. 2.This will validate all the invoices entered in the Operating Unit. Period Close 2.

Run ‘Account Analysis Report with Sub Ledger Detail’ for your AP Liability Account in GL. 9. Transfer accounting transactions to GL by running 'Payables Transfer to General Ledger' program.Reconcile using: Previous month Account Payable Trial Balance + Current Month Posted Invoice Register .Current Month Posted Payment Register = Current Month Account Payable Trial Balance 7. 8. To Close period in AP and open the next period: Navigate to Accounting > Control Payables Periods Close the current period and then open the next period . The grand totals should match with AP Trial Balance Report.

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