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Resource related billing performance improvement pilot notes

If you are running a large number of cost postings through SAP resource-related billing there are a number of  pilot OSS notes that can improve system performance of resource-related billing. In order to gain access to these notes you must open a CSS message asking SAP to add your company
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Useful SAP trick to preview invoices in PDF format

There is some SAP functionality that I find very useful but seems to be quite mysterious as I have been unable to find much about it anywhere online. What it is, during the print preview of a billing document output, you can get to a PDF Preview screen if you
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Resource-Related Billing 999,999 DLI limitation OSS Note 1100666

SAP Resource-Related billing has a limitation of 999,999 DLI's that can be created during one billing process.   There is a pilot note 1100666 released by SAP to resolve this issue.   If you are interested implementing this pilot OSS note then please create a CSS message to SAP asking to be
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SAP Business Suite on HANA and Resource-Related Billing

Many of us in the government contracting industry leverage resource-related billing.   As we are all aware, in order to provide the most accurate billing backup reporting we must use resource-related billing configured to read the lowest level data which is the costing document line item details.   Often using RRB configured
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Resource-Related Billing with GPD Labor Issue with Summary Source

There is a pilot OSS note to resolved a resource-related billing defect related to the billing of GPD labor records using source 0002 (CO summary tables). Often times, especially for T&M contracts where you need to bill by labor category, you will configure your dip profile to turn on characteristics
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RRB Rounding Error in SAP OSS Note 1916060

There is an intermittent rounding error in SAP resource-related billing in that the cost in the DMR might have an incorrect amount due to improper rounding.   Dassian has worked with SAP to resolve this error. Please apply oss note 1916060 to resolve this issue.
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Resource-Related Billing Performance Improvement OSS Note 1879203

Dassian has worked with SAP Development to issue a Resource-Related Billing performance improvement OSS Note 1879203.    We recommend applying this note if you are running RRB/RRRA and processing more than 100,000 cost records. Symptom:  You observe a long runtime in resource-related billing if you process many (> 100.000) dynamic items.
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SAP Resource-Related Billing

Resource related billing is an SAP delivered billing process within the Sales & Distribution module, which is largely used in the service provider industries where the billing of time or expenses is needed.   Often a project is setup to collect costs from which are used to generate the invoice.  
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Sales Contracts With Funding Limits or Ceilings

Sales contracts that have funding limits are common in professional services firms and government contractors. Entering funding limits and reducing the overall billing to those funding limits is the desired ERP and accounting system behavior.  These types of contracts are typically called time and material or cost plus.  SAP can
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Contracts and Billing by ACRN, Accounting Classification Reference Number

Have you recently received a government contract that requires you to bill by ACRN?    Are you doing this today in an excel spreadsheet? What is an ACRN? ACRN stands for Accounting Classification Reference Number.  This is how the government allocates funding for government contracts.  It is often referred to
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