Error message when you save an intercompany transaction in Payables Management or in General Ledger: "At least one distribution amount for a company does not match the corresponding company"

Applies to: Dynamics GP 2010Dynamics GP

SYMPTOMS


When you save an intercompany transaction in Microsoft Dynamics GP or in Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains, you receive the following error message:

 

At least one distribution amount for a company does not match the corresponding company. Do you want to continue?

 

This problem occurs in Payables Management and in General Ledger.

CAUSE


This problem occurs if the Enter Corresponding Company ID check box is selected.

RESOLUTION


To resolve this problem, use one of the following methods.

Method 1

When you receive the error message, click OK , and then post the transaction. The error message will not prevent you from posting the transaction.

Method 2

If you use Enterprise Reporting, follow these steps:

1. Take one of the following actions:

• For intercompany transactions that are entered in the General Ledger module, point to Financial on the Transactions menu, and then click Transaction Entry .
• For intercompany transactions that are entered in the Payables Management module, point to Purchasing on the Transactions menu, click Transaction Entry , and then click Distributions .

2. Click the down arrow, and then enter a value in the Corresp. Co. ID. field.

 

Method 3

If you do not use Enterprise Reporting, follow these steps:

1.  Take one of the following actions:

• In Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0, point to Tools on the Microsoft Dynamics GP menu, point to Setup , point to System , and then click Intercompany .
• In Microsoft Dynamics GP 9.0 and in earlier versions, point to Setup on the Tools menu, point to System , and then click Intercompany .

2. Click to clear the Enter Corresponding Company ID check box.

3. Click Save.

MORE INFORMATION


Notes

• Make sure that a functional currency is assigned to the originating company and to the destination company.
• If the company is not registered for multicurrency, all companies must have the same functional currency assigned.
• If the company is registered for multicurrency, and if the intercompany transaction is a multicurrency transaction, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

917720 Description of the process that you must complete before you post multicurrency intercompany transactions in Microsoft Dynamics GP