How to generate separate checks for the same Vendor in JDEdwards AP
You may have a requirement to generate separate checks for certain Vendors. Taxing entities come to mind as a prime example. If you have 5 approved vouchers in AP, a typical setup would combine them into a single payment. But you actually need separate payments for the Government, State and Local tax authorities. One method is to manually run the Create Payment Control Group and select individual Vouchers in the data selection. This is cumbersome and potentially error-prone. In the newer releases of JDEdwards, there is new functionality available to automatically accomplish this task.
This new feature resides in the Supplier Master application. Select an Address Book record and click on the AP row exit:
When you get to the Supplier Master Revision application, look for the bottom right box called Payment Creation. “By Supplier” is selected by default. But if you change it to “By Voucher”, you will accomplish your goal of generating separate checks for each Voucher:
This is Boris Goldenberg, and I hope you found this tip useful.