XVAT - VAT ID No. Examination


  • Release status: from ERP 6.0, S/4 HANA
  • Integrated in
      • Customer partner master data maintenance
      • Creditors partner master data maintenance
      • Business partner master data maintenance
      • Sales document processing
      • Supply generation
      • Invoicing
      • Posting financial documents
  • RFC enabled
  • Object oriented programming
  • Easy to install in any application
  • SAP certified software solution

Category: Finance 

Intra-Community deliveries and services are only exempt from domestic VAT if the VAT ID number of the recipient transmitted with the ZM is valid. By regularly checking the VAT registration numbers of your active business partners, you avoid corresponding problems during tax audits and prevent liability for unpaid VAT on incorrectly issued invoices. 

XVAT check

  • For German company codes (BZSt.)
  • For Austrian company codes (FinanzOnline)
  • For company codes from all other EU countries (VIES)
  • During master data maintenance
  • In logistics processes (sales, billing, etc.)
  • upon delivery of goods
  • for services rendered
  • for chain and drop shipments 


XVAT can be configured using numerous control parameters


  • Company codes, which company codes should generally participate in the check procedure
  • Authority service can be set per company code and subject (company code, country to be checked, service) 
  • SD: participating sales organizations, inspection-relevant partner functions, order types etc.
  • Authorization object for mass checks
  • System behaviour with negative test result


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