Enhancements for deriving the credit control area

Description

Until now the credit control area could only be derived from the company code.
For Release 4.0A there are three more ways of deriving the credit control area. For all three, the credit control area must also be assigned to the company code. To assign to this alternative company code, follow the procedure in Customizing under Enterprise structure --> Maintain structure --> Assignment --> Financial Accounting.

The following three options are available for deriving the credit control area:

Caution:
Please note the following if you work with distributed systems (see also Credit Management in Distributed Systems ):

The credit control area is determined in the following sequence:

1. User exit
2. Distribution channel
3. Customer master
4. Company code of sales organization

Further notes

See also:

Enhancements to Credit Management (FI) .