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SAP Business ByDesign 23.08 is now ready!

SAP Business ByDesign 23.08 is now available and the SAP Business ByDesign What’s New blog gives you an overview about the most important new features of SAP Business ByDesign 23.08. These are the so called Focus Topics ().
For these Focus Topics, additional in-depth blogs and videos are available - just click the link next to the Focus Topic in the What’s New blog.

To get an overview about all new features of SAP Business ByDesign in 23.08 please go to the What's New document.

You can also check out the What’s New Video to get a sneak-peek into the topics.

Cross Topics & Mobile

  • Horizon High-Contrast Black Theme
    By providing the Horizon High-Contrast Black theme, SAP Business ByDesign will be more accessible to a wider coverage of users.

  • Machine-Translated Help: Korean
    Korean has been added to the language portfolio in the SAP Help Portal, thereby increasing the overall SAP Business ByDesign help offering to nine languages (Blog).

For detailed information about What’s New in the Cross Topics area, please click here.
For detailed information about What’s New in the Mobile area, please click here.


  • China
    Fully Digitalized Electronic Invoice
    Customer can now generate a new file format which can be used for the process of uploading and downloading customer invoice data to e-invoice platform (Video).

  • Israel
    Withholding taxes reporting when clearing with credit memo or supplier charge
    Israel withholding tax returns now exclude all manual clearing tax postings and consider only payments corresponding to supplier invoices, when supplier invoices are cleared via supplier charge or via credit memo (Video).
    Validation at Supplier Master and Supplier Invoice
    Customers will now be able to take note of a warning message on the UI when there are no withholding tax classification details maintained in the supplier master and also during creation of the supplier invoice (Video).
    Unified Reporting
    Users will now be able to restart a failed run. It can now trace till what point the failed job has completed and will be able to resume from that point of failure (Video).

  • Japan
    ISO20022 Katakana Fields Support
    ISO20022 version 9 for Japan requires Katakana fields support. Now KATAKANA fields can be also included in the generated payment file.

  • Spain
    SII - Outgoing and Incoming invoices with deferred taxes
    Customers will now be able to report correctly to the Spain tax authority outgoing and incoming invoices with deferred taxes, thereby being compliant as per legal requirements (Video).

  • Switzerland
    CAMT054 V8 enabled in addition to V4
    New ISO file version introduced for enhanced standardization, it is expected that banks will adopt new file version in coming months and our customers shall be ready for it.

  • Generic Topics
    External Tax Event Determination
    The enablement of State/Region definition and theDifferentiation between corporate and private account type allow for a greater differentiation of taxation scenarios to define deviating taxation for special regions (eg Ceuta in ES) or distinguishing B2B from B2C scenarios.
    Language Adaptation Tool (LAT)
    With the Priority of Translations manually created translations remain “Active” even if a translation query to SAP Translation Hub retrieves new texts. In addition, the “Note Type” data type is now enabled for translation with LAT.
    Account Substitution for Product Tax
    The new capability allows differentiation of tax postings in Journal Entries to accounts (substituting standard account determination) determined according to tax code and tax type.
    Localization Capabilities for SAP Business ByDesign
    The Localization Capabilities for SAP Business ByDesign are now available under the General Concepts of the SAP Business ByDesign Library (Link).

For detailed information about all country/region-specific features, please click here.

Solution Extensions

  • Phoenix: Credit Card Payments
    The credit card payment solution allows the organizations to fully integrate with a credit card payment processor. It automates the payments of sales orders via customer credit cards (Video).

  • Navigator Business Solutions: Add finite scheduling to your Production Orders and Proposals
    Navigator Business Solutions offer an integration with a more advanced scheduling tool (Just Plan It) that allows visual planning and uses finite scheduling functionality (Video).

The Partner innovation roadmap information is regularly update in this blog.