SAP ABAP Data Element TARIFART (Rate Type)
IS-UT (Software Component) SAP Utilities/Telecommunication
   IS-U-BI (Application Component) Contract Billing
     EE20 (Package) IS-U: Billing
Basic Data
Data Element TARIFART
Short Description Rate Type  
Data Type
Category of Dictionary Type D   Domain
Type of Object Referenced     No Information
Domain / Name of Reference Type TARIFART    
Data Type CHAR   Character String 
Length 8    
Decimal Places 0    
Output Length 8    
Value Table TE069    
Further Characteristics
Search Help: Name ISU_F4_TARIFART    
Search Help: Parameters TARIFART   
Parameter ID TAT  
Default Component name    
Change document    
No Input History    
Basic direction is set to LTR    
No BIDI Filtering    
Field Label
  Length  Field Label  
Short 10 Rate Type 
Medium 15 Rate Type 
Long 20 Rate Type 
Heading RateType 


Using a rate type, you can allocate a rate to a register, device, rate category or installation. Allocation is carried out using historical rate determination; this is dependent on the rate category of the installation. For example, it is possible to change all rates for an installation by entering a new rate category. You must not change all rate types.

Rate types can be maintained in the following objects:

  • Register

    In the case of billing-relevant registers, you must specify a rate type in the installation structure. In this way you establish that the consumption or demand of a register is billed with the corresponding rate.

  • Device

    You can specify a rate type for the device if, for example, you wish to charge a rental price at the device level. You may wish to do this if the device has no billing-relevant registers.

  • Rate category

    You can use rate types in the rate category to bill nonregister-related values. Example: via the rate type, a rate is found that bills a flat rate.

  • Installation

    For example, if you wish to levy a flat rate on a particular installation only, you can enter the rate type in the installation facts, but not in the rate category.

Last changed by/on SAP  20050224 
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