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SAP ERP Finance Capabilities: Asia Pacific and Japan

Keep your core finance operations running at peak performance by following the latest news, improvements, legal changes, and documentation for SAP ERP software that’s localized for use in Asia Pacific countries.
The term “country” is used for convenience only and does not necessarily infer the existence of a nation state.

Core Finance Capabilities for Asia Pacific and Japan

Australia
The SAP ERP Financials, country version for Australia, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.
 
Online Help and Legal Changes
 
Learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.
 
Highlights of country version for Australia


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China

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for China, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

News and developments for China

  • RE-FX localization
 - The commercial real estate localization product is for department stores in China. All the requirements come from Chinese customers and it’s a solution for concession management. The product contains contract version management, point-of-sales database management integration, and store management functionality. For more information, view the release note*.
  • Global Trade
 - From EHP6 SP03, SAP Global Trade Localization provides tax refund functionality for Chinese trading companies to process tax refunds efficiently and accurately. For more information, view SAP Note 1769720* and online help.

Highlights of the country version for China


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India

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for India, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version. Read the overview of India Localization of SAP ERP Financials.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

News and developments for India

  • Companies Act: New Depreciation Engine
 - As per the new guidelines of India Companies Act, asset accounting specific requirements cannot be achieved with standard customizations. 
For more information, view SAP Note 2052506*.
  • Unique Transaction Reference (UTR) Preparation
 - Since the length of the UTR field has now been increased to 22 characters, the payment reference in the G/L account line must be ready for input in the FI document. For more information, view SAP Note 2015842*.

Highlights of the country version for India


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Indonesia

Core finance capabilities in the Indonesia-specific version of SAP ERP support local legal requirements and business best practices, and are included in the standard country version of SAP ERP.

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

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Japan

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for Japan, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

Highlights of the country version for Japan

View all Japan-related documentation (Japanese) >

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Kazakhstan

Core finance capabilities in the Kazakhstan-specific version of SAP ERP support local legal requirements and business best practices, and are included in the standard country version of SAP ERP.

Legal changes

Learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

Highlights of the country version for Kazakhstan


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South Korea

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for Korea, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

News and developments for Korea

  • Changes of Korean VAT reports related to cash discount (2015) 
- There is a legal change (Value-Added Tax Act) for a cash discount for early payment before the due date. For more information, view SAP Note 2179708*.
  • New Postal Code in Korea (August 2015) - There is new postal code reform based on the State Basic District System, as prescribed by Articles 5 and 9-2.15 of the Enforcement Decree of Postal Service Act. For information, view SAP Note 2179708*.

Highlights of the country version for Korea


Find all Korea-related documentation >

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Malaysia
The SAP ERP Financials, country version for Malaysia, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.
 
Legal Changes
 
Learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.
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New Zealand

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for New Zealand, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

Highlights of the country version for New Zealand


Find all New Zealand-related documentation >

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Philippines

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for Philippines, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.

News and New developments for Philippines

  • Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) has been published on 29 December 2017. Under Republic Act 10963, non-taxable individual income is P250,000 and the maximum rate of 35% is applicable on income over P8,000,000. Tax exemption of 13th month pay and other bonuses increased the cap to P90,000. Deduction of P2,400 per year or P200 per month worth of premium payments on health and/or hospitalization of an individual taxpayer will be removed from January 1, 2018.
    Personal and additional exemptions are also removed from January 1, 2018. The changes on Revised Withholding Tax table takes effect on January 1, 2018.

    Business Background/Impact
    This change is effective on 1 January 2018. We  recommend you to apply SAP notes (2581184, 2584539, and 2585672) or corresponding support package to include these changes before payroll processing.

    Reference
    SENATE S.B. No. 1592, Republic Act 10963: Revised Withholding Tax Table

    Solution
    Under Republic Act 10963, non-taxable individual income is P250,000 and the maximum rate of 35% is applicable on income over P8,000,000. Tax exemption of 13th month pay and other bonuses increased the cap to P90,000. Deduction of P2,400 per year or P200 per month worth of premium payments on health and/or hospitalization of an individual taxpayer will be removed from January 1, 2018. Personal and additional exemptions are also removed from January 1, 2018. The changes on Revised Withholding Tax table takes effect on January 1, 2018. To meet these changes, a new tax status 'TRN' (Tax status for tax reform 2018) has been delivered. All previous tax status (HF, HF1, HF2..etc.) will be deemed to be tax status 'TRN' from Jan. 1st 2018.
    For more details, please refer to SAP Notes 2581184, 2584539, and 2585672.

 

Highlights of the country version for Philippines

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Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

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Singapore

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for Singapore, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

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Taiwan

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for Taiwan, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

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Thailand

The SAP ERP Financials, country version for Thailand, is part of the SAP ERP standard country version.

Online Help and Legal Changes

Get online help and learn about legal changes* in the latest release of SAP ERP.

View the e-book (.mp4 | .pdf)   

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