Error message when you post a scheduled payment in Receivables Management in Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0: "The fiscal period that contains the document date is closed"

Applies to: Dynamics GP 2010

SYMPTOMS

When you post a scheduled payment in Receivables Management in Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0, you receive the following error message:

The fiscal period that contains the document date is closed.

CAUSE

This problem occurs if the date of the scheduled payment occurs in a fiscal period that is closed.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
1. Click Tools , point to Setup , point to Company , and then click Fiscal Periods .
2. Click to clear the check box for the period in which you posted the scheduled payment.
3. Click OK .
4. Post the scheduled payment.