Tips & Tricks to Configure SAP for European VAT (UK, BE, NL Case Study)

In this document you will discover where and why standard SAP will not correctly determine VAT with day-to-day, simple business flows, that occur in your organization. Some of SAP’s shortcomings in VAT determination and their possible solutions are also presented.

Part 1:

  • How to automate typical, complex VAT flows in SAP
  • Introduction to tax determination in SAP
  • Case 1: Drop shipment from the UK and an onward domestic sale within Belgium
  • Case 2: Specifics around Triangulation and (external) party suppliers
  • Case 3: Specifics around Customer pick-ups, where goods leave the country (EXW Deliveries)
  • Tip: Avoid complexity in condition records
  • Case 4: Services

Part 2:

  • Plants Abroad – a step by step implementation guide
  • Automating Tax (VAT) determination on AP invoices (PO’s and IDOCs)

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SAP IS Retail: End Users Guide to Pull & Push Based Replenishment Process

The replenishment process in SAP Retail module is used to replenish merchandise from the vendor to the store. In this end user manual, the following processes are explained step-wise with screenshots;

  • Pull Based – This replenishment strategy is used when the past consumption is a good indicator of future consumption
    • Check Existing Stock at store [RWBE]
    • Perform Sales Simulation at store [WPUK]
    • Check Article Document [WPER]
    • Check article Stock at store [RWBE]
    • Check & Update article consumption data for the article at store [MM42]
    • Run Forecast at store [MP30]
    • Check & Change Forecast Values at store [MP31]
    • Run Replenishment at store [WRP1]
    • Check Stock transport Order/Purchase Order [WRP1]
    • Run Stock/Requirement List [MD04]
    • Check and update article consumption data [MM42]
    • Run forecast [MP30]
    • Run Requirement Planning [MD03]
    • Collective PO for vendor [MM42]
  • Push Based – This replenishment strategy is used when the past consumption is not a good indicator of future consumption
    • Maintain store group for Push Based Allocation [WB80]
    • Assign sites to store groups [WB86]
    • Create Allocation Rule [WA21]
    • Create Allocation Table [WA01]
    • Create follow-on documents [WA08]

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Introductory Training Guide to User Exits in SAP

Customization and enhancement becomes needed when the customer has certain requirements that is not in place in SAP. Hence, SAP allows customer to change the system accordingly and add functionality to the SAP System. SAP created customer exits for specific programs, screens and menus within standard R/3 applications.

This document covers following topics:

  • Why do we need to use Exits in SAP ?
  • How to find a User-exit in SAP ?
  • Types of Exits in SAP:
    • Function module exits
    • Menu Exits
    • Screen Exits
    • Field Exits

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SAP FSCM Business Partner Settings Configuration Guide

This document contains instructions for basic configuration steps required to set up SAP Financial Supply Chain Management (FSCM) Business Partner settings.
Configuration steps are covered for following list of each processes with descriptions, IMG Menu Paths and screenshots;

  • Define Business Partner Role Categories
  • Define Business Partner Roles and Assign BP Role Categories
  • Assign BP Roles to BP Role Category
  • Define Number Ranges
  • Define Groupings and Assign Number Ranges
  • Address Determination – Define Transactions
  • Address Determination – Define Address Types
  • Address Determination – Assign Transaction to Address Type
  • Set Geocoding – Process Geographical Data for Countries
  • Process Geographical Data for Countries and Regions
  • Maintain Tax Number Categories
  • Maintain Industry Systems and Industries
  • Define Number Ranges for Business Partner Relationship
  • Synchronization Objects
  • Activate PPO Requests for Platform Objects in the Dialog
  • Address Determination – Define Transactions
  • Set BP Role Category for Direction BP to Customer
  • Define BP Role for Direction Customer to BP
  • Define Number Assignment for Direction BP to Customer
  • Address Determination – Define Transactions
  • Activate Assignment of Contact Persons
  • Assign Industries
  • Synchronization of Mass Data

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SAP FSCM Dispute Management Configuration Guide

This guide provides instructions for basic configuration steps required to set up SAP Financial Supply Chain Management (FSCM) Dispute Management module. This information is based on ECC 6.0 however, not all activities in the IMG have been included.

Configuration steps are covered for the following list of processes with descriptions, IMG Menu Paths and screenshots;

  • Case Record Model
  • Attribute Profile
  • Case Search
  • Function Profile
  • Text Profile
  • Status Management
  • Maintain Number Ranges
  • Case Type
  • Create Attribute Values
  • Workflow
    • Perform task-specific Customizing
    • Define Regular Processor for Dispute Cases
  • Process Integration
    • Define Automatic Status Changes
    • Define Text ID for Notes
    • Define Triggering Attributes for Document Changes
  • Process Integration with Accounts Receivable Accounting
    • Activate Process Integration for SAP Dispute Management
    • Define Default Values for Creation of Dispute Cases
    • Customer-Disputed Objects in Dispute Cases
    • Automatic Document Changes from Dispute Cases
  • Correspondence
    • Define and Configure Actions

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Step by Step SAP QM End User Manual

This QM course will equip participants with the SAP skills necessary to create, change and manage master data records that impact the quality management process.
The following topics are covered in this guide:

  • The Quality Management process in SAP System
  • Types of master data used in the Quality Management process
  • Material Master – QM view
  • Assigning Inspection characteristics to task list
  • Creating and Maintaining Sampling procedures
  • Creating and Maintaining Inspection plans

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SAP Inventory Management Overview: Crystal Clear Instructions for Dummies

This presentation covers the Inventory Management process in SAP to work with transfer postings, material movements, stock inventory, and receipts processes for IM managed goods. After reading this document, you will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of IM in SAP
  • Compare IM & WM in SAP,
  • Define the receiving, plant, and issuing processes at the plant
  • Understand material (goods) movements for IM locations
  • Describe how stock is managed at the IM level
  • Define common movement types
  • Describe the results of goods movements
  • Understand the Organizational structure
  • Discuss master data elements
  • Identify the difference between master data and transactional data
  • Discuss stock handling tasks
  • Understand physical inventory and cycle counts for IM materials

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