Index if Configuration Covered:

  • Copy Reference Chart of Depreciation/Depreciation Areas (S_ALR_87009194)
  • Assign Chart of Depreciation to Company Code (OAOB)
  • Specify Number Assignment Across Company Codes (AO11)
  • Specify Account Determination (S_ALR_87009195)
  • Create Screen Layout Rules (S_ALR_87009209)
  • Define Screen Layout for Asset Master Data (S_ALR_87009044)
  • Define Asset Number Range Intervals (AS08)
  • Define Asset Classes (OAOA)
  • Define Depreciation Areas (OADB)
  • Specify Transfer of APC Values (OABC)
  • Specify Transfer of Depreciation Terms (OABD)
  • Determine Depreciation Areas in the Asset Class (OAYZ)
  • Deactivate Asset Class for Chart of Depreciation (AM05)
  • Define How Depreciation Areas Post to General Ledger (OADX)
  • Maintain Depreciation Key (AFAMA)
  • Define Base Methods (S_ALR_87015147)
  • Define Declining-Balance Methods (AFAMD)
  • Define Multi-Level Methods (AFAMS)
  • Maintain Period Control Methods (AFAMP)
  • Change the Field Status Variant of the Asset G/L Accounts (S_ALR_87009121)
  • Activate Account Assignment Objects (S_AL0_96000020)
  • Specify Account Assignment Types for Account Assignment Objects (ACSET)
  • Assign G/L Accounts (AO90)
  • Set Up Areas for Parallel Valuation (S_PL0_86000183)
  • Specify Document Type for Posting of Depreciation (AO71)
  • Define Transaction Types for Acquisitions (AO73)
  • Define Transaction Types for Retirements (AO74)
  • Define Transaction Types for Transfers (AO76)
  • Define History Sheet Groups (OAV9)
  • Define History Sheet Versions (OA79)
  • Define Validation Asset Accounting Master Data | OACV)
  • Define Substitution Asset Master Data (OACS)

Copy Reference Chart of Depreciation/Depreciation Areas | S_ALR_87009194

We have to maintain chart of depreciation and depreciation areas for Asset Accounting.

You can have one chart of depreciation per company code however you can have many depreciation areas which will support you in getting different valuation and depreciation for different needs.

Transaction: S_ALR_87009194

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Organizational Structures -> Copy Reference Chart of Depreciation/Depreciation Areas

Tables involved:

T096, T096T, T093, T093T

 

When you start the transaction you will get a screen with following options. Choose the one you want. In my case I will use the copy function.

Click on copy button to make a copy.

Example of the selection during copy.

The system is prompting you for risks associated with this copying related to number ranges and addresses.

Depending on your policy you could transport or not the number ranges. If you do not transport them, then you will have to maintain them manually in the other systems in the landscape as Quality Assurance and Production.

You will get to following screen on successful finish.

Next open the transaction again and enter into the “Specify Description” option in the first selection screen.

In the last option when you start the transaction from the beginning you can delete or copy depreciation areas in particular chart of accounts.

Select chart of depreciation.

From following screen you will see the depreciation areas for your chart of depreciation. You can delete or copy depreciation areas.

When you double click on some of the above or use copy function you will get to the following screen.

 

Assign Chart of Depreciation to Company Code | OAOB

In this configuration activity we are assigning chart of depreciation to company code. You can have only one chart of depreciation to one company code.

Transaction: OAOB

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Organizational Structures -> Assign Chart of Depreciation to Company Code

Tables: T001, T093C, T096, T096T

 

When you open the transaction screen, find your company code and choose the chart of depreciation according to your requirements.

 

Specify Number Assignment Across Company Codes | AO11

In this configuration activity we can define cross company code number assignment. In cases of asset allocation you can define from which company code the number assignment will come.

Transaction: AO11

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Organizational Structures -> Specify Number Assignment Across Company Codes

Tables: T093C, T093N, T001

When you open the transaction you will get a list of company codes and from which company code the number ranges will be derived. In the following example most of them are derived from the same company code.

 

Specify Account Determination | S_ALR_87009195

Int this configuration activity we are specifying account determination for asset accounting module. Account determination ids defined here are the link between Asset Accounting and General Ledger Module.

Transaction: S_ALR_87009195

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Organizational Structures -> Asset Classes -> Specify Account Determination

Tables: T095A, T095T

 

When you get into the transaction you will see a list of account determination ids and related description for them.

Create Screen Layout Rules | S_ALR_87009209

In this configuration activity you are able to change or create screen layout rule keys. In another transaction we will be able to control which fields will be optional, mandatory or hidden.

Transaction: S_ALR_87009209

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Organizational Structures -> Asset Classes -> Create Screen Layout Rules

Table: T082A, T082H

 

When you open the transaction you will get following screen. Here you can change the name of an already existing key or create new using the copy function.

 

Define Screen Layout for Asset Master Data | S_ALR_87009044

In this configuration activity we are able to define screen layout for asset master data. Here you could maintain which fields will be mandatory, optional or hidden.

Transaction: S_ALR_87009044

IMG Path:  Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Master Data -> Screen Layout -> Define Screen Layout for Asset Master Data

Tables: T082G, T082B, T082T, T082A, T082H

 

You will get a selection screen when you start the transaction. Click on the first option to enter into the definition of screen layout. The second option will redirect you to creating screen layout.

 

On the first configuration screen you will see a list of screen layout keys already created. Highlight one of them and click on “Logical field groups”.

 

On the following screen, again, you will have to highlight some of the groups and go to “Field group rules”

On the following screens you will be able to maintain your settings according to your needs.

 

General Data

 

Posting information

 

Time-dependent data

 

Allocations

 

Leasing

 

Net worth valuation

 

Real estate and similar rights

 

Insurance

 

Origin

 

Investment account assignment

 

Inventory

 

Investment support measurees

 

Equipment

 

Time-independent country data

Time-independent country data 2

 

J1

 

JP: Net Worth Tax

 

Define Asset Number Range Intervals | AS08

In this configuration activity we are able to define asset number range intervals.

Transaction: AS08

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Organizational Structures -> Asset Classes -> Define Asset Number Range Intervals

Table: NRIV

 

On the first screen you will have to choose company code and then click on some of the buttons.

 

Intervals (Display)

 

Intervals (Edit)

 

NR Status

 

Define Asset Classes | OAOA

In this configuration activity we are able to define asset classes. They are applicable to all company codes in the client.

Transaction: OAOA

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Organizational Structures -> Asset Classes -> Define Asset Classes

Tables: ANKA, ANKT, T095A, T082A, T095T, T082H

 

In this first screen you will be able to see a list of an already existed asset classes.

 

After double click or New Entry you will see following.

 

Define Depreciation Areas | OADB

In this configuration activity we are able to define depreciation areas for a chart of depreciation.

Transaction: OADB/OADC (Specify Area Type)

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Valuation -> Depreciation Areas -> Define Depreciation Areas

Tables: T093, T093T, T096, T096T

 

If you open the transaction through IMG, you will get following selection screen.

 

After that you will have to choose chart of depreciation.

 

On the main screen you will see a list of depreciation areas for the selected chart of depreciation.

 

In detailed view, you will see following.

 

Specify Transfer of APC Values | OABC

In this configuration activity you are able to specify transfer of acquisition and production cost values.

Transaction: OABC

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Valuation -> Depreciation Areas -> Specify Transfer of APC Values

Tables: T093A, T093, T093T, T096, T096T

 

 

When you start the transaction on the first screen you will have to choose chart of depreciation.

 

On the main screen you will get following.

 

Specify Transfer of Depreciation Terms | OABD

In this configuration activity we are able to specify transfer of depreciation terms.

Transaction: OABD

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Valuation -> Depreciation Areas -> Specify Transfer of Depreciation Terms

Tables: T093A, T093, T093T, T096, T096T

 

After starting the transaction you will have to choose a chart of depreciation.

 

On the main screen you will get following options.

 

Determine Depreciation Areas in the Asset Class | OAYZ

In this configuration activity we are able to determine depreciation areas in the asset class. Usually in one asset class, we use the same depreciation terms. Here we are making the default settings for them.

Transaction: OAYZ

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Valuation -> Determine Depreciation Areas in the Asset Class

Tables: ANKA, ANKT, ANKB, T093, T096, T094A, T082A, T093T, T096T, T094T, T082H, T093A, T090NA, T090NAT

 

 

On the main screen you will see following. Mark one of the asset classes and the jump to “Depreciation areas”.

 

In the depreciation areas screen there are following options.

 

Deactivate Asset Class for Chart of Depreciation | AM05

In this configuration activity we are able to deactivate asset class for a particular chart of depreciation. Here you can lock an asset class to be used only on particular chart of depreciation.

Transaction: AM05

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Valuation -> Deactivate Asset Class for Chart of Depreciation

Tables: ANKB, ANKA, ANKT

 

You will have to choose a chart of depreciation before proceeding to the main screen.

 

On the main screen you will see the list of all asset classes which you could lock for the selected chart of depreciation.

 

Define How Depreciation Areas Post to General Ledger | OADX

In this configuration activity you could define how depreciation areas post to general ledger.

Transaction: OADX

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Integration with General Ledger Accounting -> Define How Depreciation Areas Post to General Ledger

Tables: T093, T093T, T096, T096T

 

Initially, you will have to choose chart of depreciation after starting the transaction.

 

On the main screen you will see the list of defined depreciation areas.

 

Detailed view of the depreciation area setting for the selected chart of depreciation.

 

Maintain Depreciation Key | AFAMA

In this configuration activity you are able to maintain depreciation key where you can assign calculation methods per depreciation key.

Transaction: AFAMA

IMG Path:  Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Depreciation -> Valuation Methods -> Depreciation Key -> Maintain Depreciation Key

Tables: T090NAZ, T090ND, T090NDT, T090NP, T090NPT, T090NR, T090NRT, T090NSG, T090NST, T090NA, T090NAT, T096, T096T, T091,T091T, T090NH_METH, T090NHT

 

 

Initially, you will have to choose chart of depreciation.

 

On the main screen you will see a list of depreciation keys. Choose one and then jump to assignment of calculation.

 

If you have one entry, then you will see directly detailed view.

 

If you have more assignments for the selected depreciation key, you could see following summary view.

 

Define Base Methods | S_ALR_87015147

In this Configuration activity you are able to define base methods. Base methods are independent of the chart of depreciation.

Transaction: S_ALR_87015147

IMG Path:  Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Depreciation -> Valuation Methods -> Depreciation Key -> Calculation Methods -> Define Base Methods

Tables: T090NR, T090NRT

 

 

On the main screen you will be able to see all defined base methods.

 

On double click or new entry you could go detailed view.

 

Define Declining-Balance Methods | AFAMD

In this configuration activity we are able to define declining-balance methods or also known as reducing-balance methods.

Transaction: AFAMD

IMG Path:  Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Depreciation -> Valuation Methods -> Depreciation Key -> Calculation Methods -> Define Declining-Balance Methods

Tables: T090ND, T090NDT, T096, T096T

Initially, you will have to choose a chart of depreciation.

 

In the main screen you will get following options.

 

Define Multi-Level Methods | AFAMS

In this configuration activity you are able to define multi-level methods for depreciation. They are defined per chart of depreciation and are allowing you to depreciate your asset with different percentage every year.

Transaction: AFAMS

IMG Path:  Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Depreciation -> Valuation Methods -> Depreciation Key -> Calculation Methods -> Define Multi-Level Methods

Tables: T090NS, T090NSG, T090NST, T096, T096T

 

On the first screen you will have to choose a chart of depreciation.

On the first screen you will see a list of defined multi-level methods. You could create a new or choose an already existing one.

 

Going further into levels of a selected multi-level method you will see following options.

 

Maintain Period Control Methods | AFAMP

In this configuration activity we are able to define period control methods. Basically you can maintain start and end periods for asset transactions.

Transaction: AFAMS

IMG Path:  Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Depreciation -> Valuation Methods -> Depreciation Key -> Calculation Methods -> Maintain Period Control Methods

Tables: T090NP, T090NPT, T096, T096T

 

On the first step after starting the transaction you will have to choose chart of depreciation.

 

Main screen has following options.

 

Change the Field Status Variant of the Asset G/L Accounts | S_ALR_87009121

In this configuration activity you are able to change the field status variant of the asset G/L accounts.

Transaction: S_ALR_87009121, OB41, OBC4, OBC5

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Integration with General Ledger Accounting -> Change the Field Status Variant of the Asset G/L Accounts

Tables: T001, TBSL, T004V, T004W, T004F, T004G

 

 

When you start the transaction you will have to choose an activity in which to enter.

Field Status Variant:

Field Status Variant and field status groups are important controlling feature of SAP ERP. With the help of them we are able to control the fields which will be required, optional or suppressed during the transaction entry. They are assigned to the GL Accounts and are applicable for all transactions in the SAP ERP.

Transaction: OBC4

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Financial Accounting Global Settings (New) -> Ledgers -> Fields -> Define Field Status Variants

Table: T004V, T004W, T004F, T004G

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When you first enter into the transaction, click on the button for new entries.

 

Fill the name and the description of the field status variant and

 

Choose the row of your variant and double click on the field status groups.

 

Click on “New entries” if you want to define new field status group.

 

Fill the necessary field status groups and click “Save”.

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Change Field Status for Posting Keys:

Posting Keys area helping additionally to control the transaction entries in SAP ERP. You could have several posting keys for the same type of sub-ledger which will help you to imply different controls on postings made from different transaction codes.

Transaction: OB41

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Financial Accounting Global Settings -> Document -> Define Posting Keys

Table: TBSL

 

When you open the transaction, you could either create new posting key by click on New Entries Button or edit already created one by double click.

 

If you want to create new one, following pop-up will ask you to define the posting key and the name.

 

Maintain the options as you are required to do.

 

You are also able to define field status settings based on the particular posting key.

 

These are the same groups as in the definition of the field status variant and related field status groups.

 

Check Assignment of company code to fields status variant:

When we have already defined Field Status Variant and related Field Status Groups, it is time to assign our Field Status Variant to a Company Code. For one company code you could have only one field status variant, however you are able to assign one field status variant to several company codes.

Transaction: OBC5

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Financial Accounting Global Settings (New) -> Ledgers -> Fields -> Assign Company Code to Field Status Variants

Table: T001

 

 

When you open the transaction screen, find your company code and assign field status variant.

 

Activate Account Assignment Objects | S_AL0_96000020

In this configuration activity we are able to activate account assignment objects.

Transaction: S_AL0_96000020

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Integration with General Ledger Accounting -> Additional Account Assignment Objects -> Activate Account Assignment Objects

Tables: T093_ACCOBJ, T093_ACCOBJT

 

After starting the transaction you will see following screen with account assignment objects.

 

Specify Account Assignment Types for Account Assignment Objects | ACSET

In this configuration activity we are able to specify account assignment types for account assignment objects.

Transaction: ACSET

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Integration with General Ledger Accounting -> Additional Account Assignment Objects -> Specify Account Assignment Types for Account Assignment Objects

Tables: AAACC_OBJ, T093, T093_ACCOBJ, TABW, T093T, T093_ACCOBJT, TABWT, T093C, T001

On the first screen select a company code and move to depreciation area.

In the depreciation area view select a area and jump to account assignment.

On the last screen you can maintain account assignment object settings according to your requirements.

 

Assign G/L Accounts | AO90

In this configuration activity we are able to assign gl accounts related to the asset transaction in SAP.

Transaction: AO90

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Integration with General Ledger Accounting -> Assign G/L Accounts

Tables: T004, T004T, T095A_MAP, T095A, , T095T, T095,  T095B, T095P

 

When you start the transaction, initially you will have to choose chart of depreciation.

 

On the main screen choose a chart of accounts

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After that choose an account determination and jump to different areas of G/L assignment.

 

Balance sheet accounts

 

Depreciation

 

Special Reserves

 

Set Up Areas for Parallel Valuation | S_PL0_86000183

In this configuration we are able set up areas for parallel valuation.

Transaction: S_PL0_86000183

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Valuation -> Depreciation Areas -> Set Up Areas for Parallel Valuation

 

When you start the transaction, you will have to initially select a chart of depreciation.

 

Then you will get a wizard based pop-up with predefined steps you should accomplish.

 

On the next screen assign depreciation area and ledger group for master area.

 

Choose depreciation area and ledger group for parallel valuation.

 

Create or select Delta Area

 

Select the delta area.

 

Overview of what we set.

 

Complete screen.

 

Specify Document Type for Posting of Depreciation | AO71

In this configuration activity we are able to specify document type for posting of depreciation. It is assigned per company code.

Transaction: AO71

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting ->Integration with General Ledger Accounting -> Post Depreciation to General Ledger Accounting -> Specify Document Type for Posting of Depreciation

Tables: T093C, T003, T003T, T001

 

If you open the transaction through IMG Path you will get following selection screen. If you choose first option you will go to “Define Document Types”

 

Choose the second option to proceed with the main activity in this post. Following is the screen of it.

 

Define Transaction Types for Acquisitions | AO73

In this configuration activity we are able to define transaction types for acquisitions.

Transaction: AO73

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Transactions -> Acquisitions -> Define Transaction Types for Acquisitions

Tables: TABW, TABWT, TABWG, TABWH, T003, T003T, T856, T856T, TABWQ, TABWR

 

If you open the transaction through IMG Path you have to choose first option.

 

When you enter into the main screen you will see a list of defined transaction types.

 

If you double click on some or use New Entries button then you will move to the following screen.

 

Define Transaction Types for Retirements | AO74

In this configuration activity we are able to define transaction types for retirements related to asset accounting.

Transaction: AO74

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Transactions -> Retirements -> Define Transaction Types for Retirements

Tables: TABW, TABWT, TABWG, TABWH, T003, T003T, T856, T856T, TABWQ, TABWR

 

 

If you start the transaction from IMG path choose first option to choose the main activity related to it.

 

After entering into the transaction you will see a list of transaction types related to retirements.

 

On double click or New Entry, you will get following options to enter or change.

 

Define Transaction Types for Transfers | AO76

In this configuration activity you are able to define transaction types for transfers.

Transaction: AO76

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Transactions -> Transfers -> Define Transaction Types for Transfers

Tables: TABW, TABWT, TABWG, TABWH, T003, T003T, T856, T856T, TABWQ, TABWR

 

If you use the IMG, you will get following selection screen. In our case we want to choose the first one.

*The second option is accessible through AO75

On the main scree, there is a list of existing transaction types for transfers related to retirements.

 

On double click or new entry you will see following options.

 

Define History Sheet Groups | OAV9

In this configuration activity we are able to define asset history sheet groups.

Transaction: OAV9

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Information System -> Asset History Sheet -> Define History Sheet Groups

Tables: TABWQ, TABWR

 

 

On the main screen you will see a list of asset history sheet groups.

 

Define History Sheet Versions | OA79

In this configuration activity we are able to define asset history sheet versions.

Transaction: OA79

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Information System -> Asset History Sheet -> Define History Sheet Versions

Tables: TABWO

 

 

When you enter the into the transaction, on the first screen you will see a list of already available asset history sheet versions.

 

You can double click, create new or copy an already existing one. In the case below, I am using a copy function.

 

The detailed section looks like following.

 

Define Validation Asset Accounting Master Data | OACV

In this configuration activity we are able to define validations for asset accounting master data.

Transaction: OACV

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Master Data -> Define Validation

Table: T093V, GB93, T001, T082L, T082M, GB93T

 

On the main screen you will see the list of defined validations per company code. To get into validation settings, click on “Validation” button.

 

On validation screen you will see following structure.

 

Going into step 001 will give you this.

  • Prerequisite sub-step

 

  • Check sub-step

 

  • Message sub-step

 

Define Substitution Asset Master Data | OACS

In this configuration activity we are able to define substitution rule in asset accounting master data.

Transaction: OACS

IMG Path: Financial Accounting (New) -> Asset Accounting -> Master Data -> Define Substitution

Table: T093SB, T001, GB92, GB92T, T082L, T082M

 

If you start the transaction from IMG Path, you will have to choose the first activity on the pre-selection screen.

 

On the main screen if you don’t have substitutions, you will have to choose “New entries”.

 

Fill company code and choose field group table and click on substitution.

 

Click on Substitution again.

 

On the next screen, fill ID and description and click on Step.

 

Choose field to substitute.

 

Choose method of substitution.

Go to prerequisite.

 

On the next screen you will have to enter prerequisite condition which you could do by double clicking on the fields and operators below.

 

On the substitution screen you are able to enter a constant value which will be filled in case the prerequisite is met.

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