Special characters are not converted well in VAT VIES declaration in the Austrian version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009

Symptoms

The VAT VIES declaration file is not accepted by the Austrian tax authorities in the Austrian version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009. This issue happens if the company name in the Company Information contains a special character, as for example the "Ü". Follow the steps in the code changes section to solve this issue. This problem occurs in the following products:

  • The Austrian version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2

  • The Austrian version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 service pack or the next Microsoft Dynamics NAV version that contains this hotfix.

Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Technical Support Professional for Microsoft Dynamics and related products determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Installation information

Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure. However, they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements.

Note Before you install this hotfix, verify that all Microsoft Dynamics NAV client users are logged off the system. This includes Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server (NAS) services. You should be the only client user who is logged on when you implement this hotfix.

To implement this hotfix, you must have a developer license.

We recommend that the user account in the Windows Logins window or in the Database Logins window be assigned the "SUPER" role ID. If the user account cannot be assigned the "SUPER" role ID, you must verify that the user account has the following permissions:

  • The Modify permission for the object that you will be changing.

  • The Execute permission for the System Object ID 5210 object and for the System Object ID 9015

    object.

Note You do not have to have rights to the data stores unless you have to perform data repair.

Code changes

Note Always test code fixes in a controlled environment before you apply the fixes to your production computers.

To resolve this problem, follow these steps:

  1. Change the code in Controls in the VAT Report Setup form (743) as follows:
    Existing code

    ... 
    ShowCaption=No;
    SourceExpr="Modify Submitted Reports" }
    { 5 ;Label ;440 ;990 ;3300 ;440 ;ParentControl=4 }
    { 7 ;TextBox ;3850 ;990 ;2750 ;440 ;ParentControl=1;
    InPage=1;
    SourceExpr="No. Series" }
    ...

    Replacement code

    ...  
    ShowCaption=No;
    SourceExpr="Modify Submitted Reports" }
    { 5 ;Label ;440 ;990 ;3300 ;440 ;ParentControl=4 }

    // Add the following lines.
    { 1140013;Label ;440 ;4840 ;3300 ;440 ;ParentControl=1140012 }
    { 1140015;TextBox ;3850 ;5390 ;2750 ;440 ;Name=Company Name;
    ParentControl=1;
    InPage=0;
    SourceExpr="Company Name" }
    { 1140014;Label ;440 ;5390 ;3300 ;440 ;ParentControl=1140015 }
    { 1140017;TextBox ;3850 ;5940 ;2750 ;440 ;ParentControl=1;
    InPage=0;
    SourceExpr="Company Address" }
    { 1140016;Label ;440 ;5940 ;3300 ;440 ;ParentControl=1140017 }
    { 1140019;TextBox ;3850 ;6490 ;2750 ;440 ;ParentControl=1;
    InPage=0;
    SourceExpr="Company City" }
    // End of the added lines.

    { 7 ;TextBox ;3850 ;990 ;2750 ;440 ;ParentControl=1;
    InPage=1;
    SourceExpr="No. Series" }
    ...
  2. Change the code in Fields in the VAT Report Setup table (743) as follows:
    Existing code

    ...  
    { 1 ; ;Primary key ;Code10 }
    { 2 ; ;No. Series ;Code10 ;TableRelation="No. Series" }
    { 3 ; ;Modify Submitted Reports;Boolean }
    }
    KEYS
    {
    ...

    Replacement code

    ... 
    { 1 ; ;Primary key ;Code10 }
    { 2 ; ;No. Series ;Code10 ;TableRelation="No. Series" }
    { 3 ; ;Modify Submitted Reports;Boolean }

    // Add the following lines.
    { 11006; ;Company Name ;Text100 }
    { 11007; ;Company Address ;Text30 }
    { 11008; ;Company City ;Text30 }
    // End of the added lines.

    }
    KEYS
    {
    ...
  3. Change the code in Properties in the VAT - VIES Declaration XML report (11108) as follows:
    Existing code

    ...
    IF DELCHR(PaketNr,'=','01234567890 ') <> '' THEN
    ERROR(Text1160007);

    // Delete the following line.
    Companyinfo.GET;
    // End of the deleted line.

    CLEAR(TotalSum);
    CLEAR(TotalSumEU3PartyTrade);
    ...

    Replacement code

    ... 
    IF DELCHR(PaketNr,'=','01234567890 ') <> '' THEN
    ERROR(Text1160007);

    // Add the following lines.
    CompanyInfo.GET;
    VATReportSetup.GET;
    // End of the added lines.

    CLEAR(TotalSum);
    CLEAR(TotalSumEU3PartyTrade);
    ...
  4. Change the code in Global Variables in the VAT - VIES Declaration XML report (11108) as follows:
    Existing code

    ...
    TextExportFileName@1140003 : TextConst 'ENU=ZM_jjjj_Qnn.xml;DEA=ZM_jjjj_Qnn.xml';
    TextExportFileType@1140004 : TextConst 'ENU=XML Files (*.xml)|*.xml|All Files (*.*)|*.*;DEA=XML-Dateien (*.xml)|*.xml|Alle Dateien (*.*)|*.*';
    Customer@1160024 : Record 18;

    // Delete the following line.
    Companyinfo@1160018 : Record 79;
    // End of the deleted line.

    tempVATEntry@1160047 : TEMPORARY Record 254;
    XMLFile@1150000 : File;
    XMLFileName@1160017 : Text[250];
    ...

    Replacement code

    ...
    TextExportFileName@1140003 : TextConst 'ENU=ZM_jjjj_Qnn.xml;DEA=ZM_jjjj_Qnn.xml';
    TextExportFileType@1140004 : TextConst 'ENU=XML Files (*.xml)|*.xml|All Files (*.*)|*.*;DEA=XML-Dateien (*.xml)|*.xml|Alle Dateien (*.*)|*.*';
    Customer@1160024 : Record 18;

    // Add the following lines.
    CompanyInfo@1160018 : Record 79;
    VATReportSetup@1140006 : Record 743;
    // End of the added lines.

    tempVATEntry@1160047 : TEMPORARY Record 254;
    XMLFile@1150000 : File;
    XMLFileName@1160017 : Text[250];...
  5. Change the code in WriteXMLHeader function in the VAT - VIES Declaration XML report (11108) as follows:
    Existing code

    ...
    XMLFile.WRITE('<INFO_DATEN>');
    XMLFile.WRITE('<ART_IDENTIFIKATIONSBEGRIFF>FASTNR</ART_IDENTIFIKATIONSBEGRIFF>');
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<IDENTIFIKATIONSBEGRIFF>%1%2</IDENTIFIKATIONSBEGRIFF>',

    // Delete the following line.
    Companyinfo."Tax Office Number",DELCHR(Companyinfo."Registration No.",'=','-/ ')));
    // End of the deleted line.

    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<PAKET_NR>%1</PAKET_NR>',PaketNr));
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<DATUM_ERSTELLUNG type="datum">%1</DATUM_ERSTELLUNG>',FORMAT(TODAY,10,'<YEAR4>-<MONTH,2>-<DAY,2>')));
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<UHRZEIT_ERSTELLUNG type="uhrzeit">%1</UHRZEIT_ERSTELLUNG>',
    ...

    Replacement code

    ...
    XMLFile.WRITE('<INFO_DATEN>');
    XMLFile.WRITE('<ART_IDENTIFIKATIONSBEGRIFF>FASTNR</ART_IDENTIFIKATIONSBEGRIFF>');
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<IDENTIFIKATIONSBEGRIFF>%1%2</IDENTIFIKATIONSBEGRIFF>',

    // Add the following line.
    CompanyInfo."Tax Office Number",DELCHR(CompanyInfo."Registration No.",'=','-/ ')));
    // End of the added line.

    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<PAKET_NR>%1</PAKET_NR>',PaketNr));
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<DATUM_ERSTELLUNG type="datum">%1</DATUM_ERSTELLUNG>',FORMAT(TODAY,10,'<YEAR4>-<MONTH,2>-<DAY,2>')));
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<UHRZEIT_ERSTELLUNG type="uhrzeit">%1</UHRZEIT_ERSTELLUNG>',
    ...
  6. Change the code in WriteXMLGeneral function in the VAT - VIES Declaration XML report (11108) as follows:
    Existing code

    ...
    XMLFile.WRITE('<ANBRINGEN>U13</ANBRINGEN>');
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<ZRVON type="jahrmonat">%1</ZRVON>',FORMAT(RepPeriodFrom,7,'<YEAR4>-<MONTH,2>')));
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<ZRBIS type="jahrmonat">%1</ZRBIS>',FORMAT(RepPeriodTo,7,'<YEAR4>-<MONTH,2>')));

    // Delete the following lines.
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<FASTNR>%1%2</FASTNR>',Companyinfo."Tax Office Number",DELCHR(Companyinfo."Registration No.",'=','-/ '))
    );
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<KUNDENINFO>%1</KUNDENINFO>',DELCHR(FORMAT(DELCHR(Companyinfo.Name,'<>',' '),20),'<>',' ')));
    // End of the deleted lines.

    XMLFile.WRITE('</ALLGEMEINE_DATEN>');
    END;
    ...

    Replacement code

    ...
    XMLFile.WRITE('<ANBRINGEN>U13</ANBRINGEN>');
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<ZRVON type="jahrmonat">%1</ZRVON>',FORMAT(RepPeriodFrom,7,'<YEAR4>-<MONTH,2>')));
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<ZRBIS type="jahrmonat">%1</ZRBIS>',FORMAT(RepPeriodTo,7,'<YEAR4>-<MONTH,2>')));

    // Add the following lines.
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<FASTNR>%1%2</FASTNR>',CompanyInfo."Tax Office Number",DELCHR(CompanyInfo."Registration No.",'=','-/ '))
    );
    XMLFile.WRITE(STRSUBSTNO('<KUNDENINFO>%1</KUNDENINFO>',DELCHR(FORMAT(DELCHR(GetCompanyName,'<>',' '),20),'<>',' ')));
    // End of the added lines.

    XMLFile.WRITE('</ALLGEMEINE_DATEN>');
    END;
    ...
  7. Change the code in GetCompanyName function in the VAT - VIES Declaration XML report (11108) as follows:
    Existing code

    ...
    XMLFile.CLOSE;
    END;

    BEGIN
    END.
    }
    ...

    Replacement code

    ...
    XMLFile.CLOSE;
    END;

    // Add the following lines.
    LOCAL PROCEDURE GetCompanyName@1160006() : Text[100];
    BEGIN
    IF VATReportSetup."Company Name" <> '' THEN
    EXIT(VATReportSetup."Company Name");

    EXIT(CompanyInfo.Name);
    END;

    // End of the added lines.

    BEGIN
    END.
    }
    ...

Prerequisites

You must have one of the following products installed to apply this hotfix:

  • The Austrian version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2

  • The Austrian version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 SP1

Removal information

You cannot remove this hotfix.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Note This is a "FAST PUBLISH" article created directly from within the Microsoft support organization. The information contained herein is provided as-is in response to emerging issues. As a result of the speed in making it available, the materials may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. See Terms of Usefor other considerations.

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