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Request Additional Withholding Tax Types/Codes in SAP S/4HANA Cloud Essentials – India

Request Additional Withholding Tax Types/Codes in SAP S/4HANA Cloud Essentials – India

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Essentials has standard delivered Withholding Tax Types / Codes to meet statutory requirements.

The intent of this article is to provide process steps to initiate a request for additional Withholding Tax Type/Code in SAP S/4HANA Cloud Essentials – India.

Blog Applicability

SAP S/4HANA Cloud ES Release2005

Target Audience

Business Users, Key Users, Consultants

Target Industry


Steps to configure additional WHT Types/Codes

1. Refer SAP S/4HANA Cloud ES standard delivered WHT Types/Codes in Tab “WHT Codes IN” from “Expert Configuration for WHT Tax Types Codes_India” template.

2. Fill out “Expert Configuration for WHT Types Codes_India” template for new WHT Types/Codes.

Sample data for new “Z” WHT Types/Codes data request:

3. Fill out “Withholding Tax Code Customer_Change_Request” template with new WHT Types/Codes details updated in Step 2 [“Expert Configuration for WHT Types Codes_India” template] and other necessary information’s.

4. Create an Incident/Service Request with the Subject ‘Request expert configuration for WHT Types/Codes’, Description ‘Please perform expert configuration as per the attached document’ and component XX-S4C-SRV-CON.

Attach below documents to BCP ticket:

a. Withholding Tax Code Customer_Change_Request

b. Expert Configuration for WHT Types/Codes_India

c. Impediment


5. Once expert configuration is completed

6. Review new WHT Types/Codes in the system

7. Perform the required WHT determination in Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable as per business scenarios

8. Test all your business processes for WHT Types/Codes relevant with new WHT Types/Codes. Update BP master data with new WHT Types/Codes to execute test scenarios.

9. Using previous Service Request, request that the service center transports and activates the new WHT Codes in the P-System. If the request was closed, create a new request.

SAP S4HANA Cloud ES Pre delivered Tax codes will be available in 2008 release

Pre-configured tax codes

Business Benefit

SAP S/4HANA Cloud ES additional WHT Types/Codes are configured.

Business Scenario: How customers can create custom tax codes

SAP S/4HANA Cloud ES delivers standard WHT Types/Codes to meet tax requirements. If customer needs new custom WHT Types/Codes to meet local tax requirements, the new custom WHT Types/Codes can be created following the process provided in this article.


S/4HANA Cloud ES facilitates to create additional WHT Types/Codes. This blog provides step by step process to create additional WHT Types/Codes.

Additional Learning

Creation of Additional GST Tax Codes in SAP S4HANA Cloud Essentials – India


Expert Configuration for WHT Types / Codes India template : Expert Configuration for WHT Types Codes_India

Withholding Tax Code Customer_Change_Request template : Withholding Tax Code Customer_Change_Request



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      Author's profile photo Anoop Das
      Anoop Das

      Similar to indirect Tax Code creation step for creation of new Withholding Tax Codes with section Code and other details was not available to customers. each time customer used to create Incidents for the same. This blog is a step by step guide fro customers for creating new WHT tax Codes.

      Thank you for sharing.

      Author's profile photo Cristina Linta
      Cristina Linta

      Really glad to see this kind of post!