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company and client

Hello Gurus,

Would it valid if I say that

Assuming a company has only 1 company code.

Does this mean that still we need to create a 'client' and assign a 'company' to the 'client' and assign a company code to the company. In other words, in such a case, is 'company' which usually represents a group of companies, still a mandatory organization unit to be created?

What i think is that a 'client' is mandatory for SAP system. Not sure about 'company'.

In this case also, can Business Area be configured for 1 company code only when usually Business area is for cross company codes P&L purposes?

regards

M Russo

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    Jan 20, 2011 at 08:02 AM

    Hi,

    this is to inform you that,

    A group can be represented in the system using the terms client and company code. Generally, a client represents a group, while a company code represents a company in the sense of an independent accounting unit. Company codes are independent from each other in the legal sense.

    both are not mandatory for SAP to process the transactions.

    SOURCE : SAP LIABRARY.

    balajia

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    • Former Member Former Member

      Dear Russo

      "Company' is NOT mandatory, but 'Company Code" is INDEED Mandatory.

      Rgds

      Sumanth.Gururaj

      Consultant/Systems Analyst- SAP SD/MM