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The EU Commission defines the process of auditing. According to the law, all transactions carried out under the One-Stop-Shop scheme must be made electronically available upon request to the Member State of identification or any Member State of consumption.

In EU OSS Tax Audit Report, you can create a run that extracts all your company's transactions with a given auditing country that has reported OSS (One-Stop-Shop scheme) Tax Return. This in turn generates the corresponding XML file required by legal authority.




  • You've to scope EU OSS Tax Audit Report. To do this, follow the steps below:

    1. Go to the Business Configuration work center and choose the Implementation Projects view.

    2. Select your implementation project and choose Edit Project Scope.

    3. In the Questions section, scope the following business options:

      • To enable the EU Austria One Stop Shop (OSS) , select the checkbox In Scope against Do you want to enable EU OSS Tax Audit Report? from the path Financial and Management Accounting   General Ledger  Communication for General Ledger.

    4. Save the scoping.

  • Provide the user with access rights so they can access the EU OSS Tax Audit report.

Tax Return

  • A audit file can be created only for the reported tax returns and in this case an OSS tax return should be created and reported by the company. The transaction included to find the tax payable will be part of audit file. For more information, see One-Stop-Shop (OSS) Quick Guide


How to create an EU OSS Tax Audit Report

  1. Go to General Ledger work center. Select EU OSS Tax Audit Report under Periodic Tasks.

  2. Click New Create Run.

  3. Enter all the mandatory details. Click Save or Save and Close.

  4. From the list, select the run you created and click Process. All the actions can be scheduled by using schedule button. Here you can choose to Process (It gathers all the transaction per customer involved in OSS tax return).

  5. In General Ledger - EU OSS Tax Audit Report screen, select the run you created from the list and click on Print (It generates the XML file once Process is successfully completed). Or action can be scheduled as well by using schedule button. You can choose Print or Process and Print (Does both the action together) button to generate the XML.

  6. Click View Results.

    • Under the General tab, the system displays all the data and settings you made when defining the report run.

    • The Data Prepared for Export displays data of the customers selected for the run, the customer can view the related transaction details in the auditing file only if the related details have been filled in the OSS run. This system displays data based on the selected parameter and is entirely for display purposes.

    • Under the Attachments tab, the system lists the generated XML files.

    • On the View Results screen, the Business Rules and File constraints displays errors that indicate which transactions have violated constraints and business rules applicable to an XML.

    • On the View Results screen, application log displays errors that indicate the success or failure of any action that is scheduled.

  7. The XML file is available under attachment tab and can be downloaded.

    We have also enabled this report to generate custom tax audit file as per partner/customers requirement. For information about creating custom audit files for EU OSS Tax Audit Report in SAP Business ByDesign, see How to Enable EU OSS Tax Audit Report for Custom Audit file

    This report will help any company to provided a standard audit file when a request is raised by member state of identification or member state of consumption.


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