Request Additional Withholding Tax Types/Codes in SAP S/4HANA Cloud Essentials - India

SAP S/4HANA Cloud Essentials has standard delivered Withholding Tax Types / Codes to meet statutory requirements.

The intent of this article is to provide process steps to initiate a request for additional Withholding Tax Type/Code in SAP S/4HANA Cloud Essentials – India.

Blog Applicability 

SAP S/4HANA Cloud ES Release 2005

Target Audience

Business Users, Key Users, Consultants

Target Industry


Steps to configure additional WHT Types/Codes

1.    Refer SAP S/4HANA Cloud ES standard delivered WHT Types/Codes in Tab “WHT Codes IN” from "Expert Configuration for WHT Tax Types Codes_India" template.

2.    Fill out "Expert Configuration for WHT Types Codes_India" template for new WHT Types/Codes.

Sample data for new “Z” WHT Types/Codes data request:

3.    Fill out "Withholding Tax Code Customer_Change_Request" template with new  WHT Types/Codes details updated in Step 2 ["Expert Configuration for WHT Types Codes_India" template] and other necessary information’s.


4.   Create an Incident/Service Request with the Subject ‘Request expert configuration for WHT Types/Codes’, Description ‘Please perform expert configuration as per the attached document’ and component XX-S4C-SRV-CON.

Attach below documents to BCP ticket:

a.    Withholding Tax Code Customer_Change_Request

b.    Expert Configuration for WHT Types/Codes_India

c.    Impediment

5.    Once expert configuration is completed

6.    Review new WHT Types/Codes in the system

7.    Perform the required WHT determination in Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable as per business scenarios

8.    Test all your business processes for WHT Types/Codes relevant with new WHT Types/Codes. Update BP master data with new WHT Types/Codes to execute test scenarios.

9.    Using previous Service Request, request that the service center transports and activates the new WHT Codes in the P-System. If the request was closed, create a new request.

SAP S4HANA Cloud ES Pre delivered Tax codes will be available in 2008 release

 Pre-configured tax codes

Business Benefit

SAP S/4HANA Cloud ES additional WHT Types/Codes are configured.

Business Scenario: How customers can create custom tax codes

SAP S/4HANA Cloud ES delivers standard WHT Types/Codes to meet tax requirements. If customer needs new custom WHT Types/Codes to meet local tax requirements, the new custom WHT Types/Codes can be created following the process provided in this article.


S/4HANA Cloud ES facilitates to create additional WHT Types/Codes. This blog provides step by step process to create additional WHT Types/Codes. 

Additional Learning 

Creation of Additional GST Tax Codes in SAP S4HANA Cloud Essentials - India


Expert Configuration for WHT Types / Codes India template : Expert Configuration for WHT Types Codes_India

Withholding Tax Code Customer_Change_Request template : Withholding Tax Code Customer_Change_Request