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Adjust Your SAP System to Keep Up with Changes in VAT

The European Union’s efforts to prevent tax fraud have led to a change in its value added tax (VAT) — the reverse charge VAT. Key Concept Value Added Tax (VAT) is a common tax system in the EU. Tax authorities are revamping the system to combat fraud. The original principles used for local VAT are...

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Kees van Westerop
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Kees van Westerop has been working as an SAP consultant for more than 25 years. He has an MBA degree in mathematics and a degree in finance. Kees has been concentrating on the financial modules, especially in general ledger accounting, cost center accounting, and consolidation. He also has a great deal of experience with rollouts of kernel systems and integrating finance and logistics.



Design Your Own PDF-based Print Forms with Adobe Form Builder

See how to use the newly integrated SAP Interactive Forms software by Adobe to create forms for common business processes such as creating dunning letters. Key Concept SAP Interactive Forms software by Adobe, a product suite co-developed by Adobe Systems and SAP, is available starting with SAP NetWeaver 2004 and SAP NetWeaver Application Server (NetWeaver…...

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A Guided Tour of Java Software Development Lifecycle Management with SAP NetWeaver Development Infrastructure (NWDI): Part 2 — The Development Process

SAP NetWeaver Development Infrastructure (NWDI) is an enterprise-scale Java development platform that provides developers with a well-organized, comprehensive approach and toolset to address the complex challenges of Java development, such as locating source code versions, finding and tracking foreign libraries, eliminating discrepancies between local and central environments, and managing conflicts when multiple developers work on…...

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Rediscover SAP Business Workflow and Improve Productivity Across Your SAP Landscape

While SAP Business Workflow has proven itself a beneficial and reliable resource over the years, enabling users to focus on value-added activities such as data mining and analysis rather than on time-consuming operational processes, it remains underutilized by many SAP customers. With the added workflow functionality and integration capabilities available with the latest releases of…...

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Provide Accurate and Consistent Language Support for Your Global MDMP Systems by Converting to Unicode

With the proliferation of global systems, organizations need to be able to handle data in a variety of languages across a range of platforms. To meet this need, all SAP applications based on SAP Web Application Server 6.20 and higher support Unicode, a character-encoding standard that assigns a unique number to every character in a…...

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Best Practices for Planning, Deploying, and Maintaining Mobile Applications with SAP NetWeaver Mobile 7.0

/MobileMobile implementation projects are very different from traditional projects — they add new dimensions of complexity as a result of the distributed environments that they enable, which can encompass thousands of mobile devices. This article aims to help developers, consultants, and project leads ensure a successful mobile implementation and avoid the most common pitfalls inherent…...

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Adapt and Automate SAP Dispute Management

Understand the concept of case records in the context of SAP Dispute Management and learn how to adapt the layout of a dispute case. Look into the implementation of Business Add-Ins within SAP Dispute Management to set up automatic follow-up activities such as determining the next processor of a dispute case. Key Concept SAP Financial…...

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Take Full Advantage of the SQL Functionality of Your Database with ABAP Database Connectivity (ADBC)

With the EXEC SQL command, developers can execute database-specific SQL statements that are not covered by the Open SQL functionality and access database tables that are not managed by the ABAP Dictionary. However, it does have some limitations, because it supports only static SQL statements, provides limited error handling capabilities, and has difficulty dealing with…...

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Enhance Process Chain Efficiency by Using Dynamic Delay Capability

Use dynamic delays in process chains to optimize system efficiency by reducing system resources or by ensuring that gaps do not exist between sequential processes. Key Concept A process chain is a mechanism that controls extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) activities execution at a scheduled time in a defined sequence. The process chain supports a…...

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