Account assignment is specification of the objects (e.g. cost center, sales order, project) that are charged in the case of a purchase order for a material that is intended for direct usage or consumption. You can specify one account assignment for an item, or several (Specifying Single Account Assignment or Specifying Multiple Account Assignment respectively).
The account assignment category determines:
- The nature of the account assignment (cost center, sales order, and so on)
- Which accounts are to be charged when the incoming invoice or goods receipt is posted
- Which account assignment data you must provide
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