In SAP FI, Dunning plays a vital role in Accounts receivables. Dunning is similar to reminder notice to our business partners for their overdue/open items or outstanding balances. Dunning letter summarizes overdue invoices record and asks for payment to be made. We configure dunning program for accounts receivable and accounts payable. Dunning Program includes following configuration steps:                      

  • Dunning procedure,                                                                      SAPFICO 300x90 SAP FI Dunning Process and Configuration       
  • Dunning level,
  • Dunning Areas.

Dunning procedure controls the path of dunning to the customer and vendor through the system. We can define our own dunning procedure as per our convenience. Transaction code: FBMP.

Dunning level defines dunning text; maximum nine dunning levels are available. As the dunning level increases, text will also change as consistent to make payment.

Dunning area means the client/company/company code in which we are working on dunning program. If we don’t want to run dunning program at company code level then we can also run dunning program at organizational level like, sales organization.

SAP provides additional functions in dunning like dunning charges to customer or vendors. In SAP, we can do changes in dunning program like dunning level, dunning data, and dunning area. SAP also provides dunning block facility for special customers.

Path for SAP Dunning in IMG
Financial Accounting > Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable > Business Transactions > Dunning.

Here, we save basic settings for dunning program, dunning procedure and printing data for dunning notice.

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We can assign dunning procedure to customer account with transaction code XD02 in company code area. We can also define dunning block, dunning recipient, dunning level and other data related to dunning to customer here only.

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After completing all configurations we run dunning program with transaction code F150

SAP Dunning confi2 SAP FI Dunning Process and ConfigurationSAP Dunning config3 SAP FI Dunning Process and ConfigurationHere we have done with our dunning program after completing this please check sample printout of dunning letter.

By Manish Agarwal

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