Cross Validation Rules (CVRs)

1. What is a cross validation rule (CVR)?

2. What will happen if a chart string combination is violated?

3. How can I ensure a chart string combination is valid?

4. Is the CVR error message for a journal entry and an expense report the same?

5. How should units manage balances that violate the cross validation rules?



Cross Validation Rules (CVRs)

1. What is a cross validation rule (CVR)?

A cross validation rule prevents a user from creating unwanted transactions in the system. They will affect which segments can be used together when entering transactions. It is important that you become familiar with the rules and begin to follow them immediately when entering transactions.

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2. What will happen if a chart string combination is violated?

Invalid chart sting combinations will be rejected. Reports will be posted to the Controller’s site that identify chart string combinations that are in violation of any CVRs.

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3. How can I ensure a chart string combination is valid?

A valid chart string combination consists of a valid U-D-O and remaining segments that are in compliance with the cross validation rules. You can enter your chart string combination into the system, and see if you receive an error message. If you do not, then you used a valid chart string.

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4. Is the CVR error message for a journal entry and an expense report the same?

Yes, you will see the same error message when doing a journal entry or when processing an expense report.

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5. How should units manage balances that violate the cross validation rules?

Units are not required to reclassify balances for prior fiscal periods. If a unit decides to reclassify balances for this fiscal period and prior years.

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