What’s new for SAP Business Network for Procurement in the 2308 Release
In the August 2023 release for SAP Business Network, our product team launched a number of features for our buyer and supplier customers. The full list of features released for SAP Business Network for Procurement can be found here. Below are notable features to highlight.
The 2308 release saw a number of innovations to support customers transacting in countries with regulatory mandates for e-invoicing. This is fast becoming a theme across the globe, as governments are implementing regulations to help combat tax fraud. Each tax authority has specific requirements and our globalization services product teams keep abreast of these changes to ensure we deliver capabilities to enable our customers to maintain regulatory compliance.
Transition of Legal Validation of CFDI Documents for Mexico Add-Ons [NG-5330]
This feature decouples the fiscal validations embedded into the Mexico tax invoice add-on. Fiscal validations can now be offered by partners through upcoming applications that will be available in the SAP Store. This helps in delivering more and new value-added options.
Invoice Enhancements for Bulgaria [NG-5866]
SAP Business Network now provides additional information in the invoices created within the system for Bulgaria to meet the regulatory requirements.
Support for External Invoices with Multiple POs for Brazil [NG-6028]
Buyers can now configure document numbering preferences for suppliers for documents including credit memos, debit memos, line item credit memos, non-PO invoices, and contract invoices in addition to standard invoices and service entry sheets. The NFe sent to SAP Business Network can now have multiple POs in one single invoice for Brazil.
Integration between SAP Business Network and SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing to Support New Invoicing Method for Japan [NG-6139]
The tax authority in Japan will follow a new invoicing method called as TEKIKAKU SEIKYUSHO TOU HOZON HOUSHIKI, and it is effective October 1, 2023. SAP Business Network and SAP Ariba Buying and Invoicing now provides an enhanced method for tax calculation to support the new invoicing method in Japan.
Enhancement to Invoice Header Extraction API to Support Additional Fields [NP-35808]
The Invoice Header Extraction API has been enhanced to support additional fields of Payment Due Date, Buyer and Supplier Addresses, Tax and VAT Ids.
To learn more about the 2308 features, register to watch the on-demand feature webcasts here.