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Code A036: Cost Difference
Written by Clinton Rhodes
Updated over a week ago


A manual deduction issued against an invoice for the difference between the invoice and receipt, of which the majority of difference is due to cost difference(s).

How to Dispute Invalid Code A036s

Supporting Documentation:

  • Use Accounts Payable Credit/Debit Memo Detail Report

  • Invoice copy/copies

  • Disputes related to cost may require written approval from your Target Merchant partner before submission. Your supporting documentation should include an email from the Buyer or Sr. Buyer detailing the Item, the correct cost, and the applicable timeframe, PO number or deduction(s) number

  • Any other documented proof, such as screenshots from the Item Maintenance (IMN) app within POL, that shows why the invoice cost is correct and the cost Target reports for receipt is incorrect

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