General ledger setup and maintenance forms

The following table lists the forms that support setting up and maintaining General ledger. The table entries are organized by task and then alphabetically by form name.

Note Note

Some forms in the following table require information or parameter settings to navigate to them.


Task

Form name

Usage

Setting up the chart of accounts

Chart of accounts

Create, manage, and view the company's general ledger accounts in a structured list.

Ledger account categories

Set up ledger account categories to classify general ledger accounts.

Link ledger account

Link ledger accounts to an account category.

Setting up and maintaining journals

Journal

Post journals and print journal lines.

Journal names

Journal names setup- Set up financial journal approvals, manual journal approvals, and workflow journal approvals.

Journal voucher

General journal lines- Create, validate, and print journal lines.

Ledger accruals

Create ledger accrual transactions.

Ledger journals clean up

Delete journals- Delete posted ledger journals.

Post journals

Post multiple journals.

Posting restrictions

Set up posting restrictions to determine whether specific users or user groups can post only journals that they create.

Workflow configurations

Set up workflow configurations for General ledger.

Setting up and maintaining budgets

Budget model

Create and use a budget for general ledger.

Budget revisions

Set up a budget revision identifier.

Ledger budget

Create budgets for transaction accounts and total accounts.

Setting up posting

Accrual schemes

Create an accrual scheme.

Setting up sales tax codes

Item sales tax groups

Set up and manage item sales tax groups.

Sales tax codes

Create sales tax codes for the sales taxes and duties that your company is obligated to calculate, collect, and pay to sales tax authorities.

Sales tax groups

Create and manage the sales tax groups that determine the sales tax and duty calculation for customers, vendors, or ledger accounts.

Setting up sales tax

Account group - Ledger posting group

Set up the ledger posting groups for sales taxes.

Company information

Create and manage general company information.

Customers

Create and manage the customer accounts that the company does business with.

Data export definition groups

Create definition groups for tables and fields from which data will be exported and sent to a tax auditor.

Data export fields

Create data export fields and assign Microsoft Dynamics AX fields to them.

Data export tables

Define the data export table and file names for a definition group.

EDIVAT setup

Create the segments and elements to use in electronic sales tax declarations.

Electronic tax declaration parameters

Set up the parameters that define an electronic tax declaration in the Netherlands.

Electronic tax declaration setup

Set up information about authentication and the use of a proxy server for the electronic tax declaration.

Electronic tax error messages

Set up the possible tax error messages that can be returned from the Dutch tax authority for the Dutch ICL tax declaration and the Dutch OB tax declaration.

General ledger parameters

Set up parameters for the General ledger module.

INTERVAT setup

Create elements for each language and for the program that you use to browse Web sites.

Italian sales tax books

Create and manage sales tax books for Italy.

Item

Create and manage the basic information for goods, bills of materials, and services.

Item group

Create and manage the basic information for goods, bills of materials, and services for groups.

Item sales tax groups

Set up and manage item sales tax groups.

Journal names

Journal names- Set up and maintain project journal names.

Sales tax codes

Create sales tax codes for the sales taxes and duties that your company is obligated to calculate, collect, and pay to sales tax authorities.

Sales tax groups

Create and manage the sales tax groups that determine the sales tax and duty calculation for customers, vendors, or ledger accounts.

Sales tax settlement periods

Create and manage the sales tax settlement periods that the company uses when reporting sales tax.

Spanish VAT books

Create and manage the sales tax settlement periods that the company uses when reporting sales tax in Spain.

Tax exempt numbers

Create and manage the company tax exempt numbers by country/region.

Vendors

Create and manage the vendor accounts that the company does business with.

Setting up sales tax groups and item sales tax groups

Account group - Ledger posting group

Set up the ledger posting groups for sales taxes.

Chart of accounts

Create, manage, and view the company's general ledger accounts in a structured list.

Customers

Create and manage the customer accounts that the company does business with.

General ledger parameters

Set up parameters for the General ledger module.

Item

Create and manage the basic information for goods, bills of materials, and services.

Item sales tax group

Set up and manage item sales tax groups.

Sales tax codes

Create sales tax codes for the sales taxes and duties that your company is obligated to calculate, collect, and pay to sales tax authorities.

Sales tax groups

Create and manage the sales tax groups that determine the sales tax and duty calculation for customers, vendors, or ledger accounts.

Vendors

Create and manage the vendor accounts that the company does business with.

Setting up sales tax authorities

Sales tax authority

Set up the governmental units to which sales tax is reported and paid.

Sales tax payments

View settled sales taxes for a defined period.

Vendors

Create and manage the vendor accounts that the company does business with.

Setting up U.S. sales tax

Configuration

Select which features to use in Microsoft Dynamics AX by selecting configuration keys.

Sales tax codes

Create sales tax codes for the sales taxes and duties that your company is obligated to calculate, collect, and pay to sales tax authorities.

Sales tax groups

Create and manage the sales tax groups that determine the sales tax and duty calculation for customers, vendors, or ledger accounts.

Sales tax jurisdictions

Create the sales tax jurisdictions for which the company must collect sales tax.

Setting up withholding tax

Vendors

Create and manage the vendor accounts that the company does business with.

Withholding tax codes

Create and manage withholding tax codes.

Withholding tax groups

Create and manage withholding tax groups.

Setting up dimensions

Balance

View the balance of the selected ledger account in the company currency.

Dimension focuses

Create and manage dimension focuses that contain a dimension type or dimension type combination to use in financial statements.

Dimension set rules

Create and manage dimension set rules.

Dimension sets

Create and manage dimension sets.

Dimensions

Create and manage dimension values, which you can use to:

  • Analyze and classify financial transactions, which are usually organized according to voucher and account number. Additional grouping and classification options are available by assigning dimension values to transactions.

  • View data from multiple perspectives so you can effectively track amounts across accounts.

Structure designer

Create and manage row structure lines for financial statements when the form is opened from the form, and create and manage dimension set hierarchies when it is opened from the form.

Setting up financial statements

Financial statement

Print the financial statements that you defined in the form.

Row definition

Create and manage row definitions for financial statements.

Structure designer

Create and manage row structure lines for financial statements when the form is opened from the form, and create and manage dimension set hierarchies when it is opened from the form.

XBRL taxonomy

Import eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) taxonomies from external files, or add schema or linkbase files to taxonomies that already have been imported.

Setting up financial data export

Data export definition groups

Create definition groups for tables and fields from which data will be exported and sent to a tax auditor.

Setting up reason codes

Asset reasons

Reasons- Create and maintain reason codes for Fixed assets transactions.

Bank reasons

Reasons- Create and maintain reason codes for Bank transactions.

Customer reasons

Reasons- Create and maintain reason codes for Accounts receivable transactions.

Ledger reasons

Reasons- Create and maintain reason codes for general ledger transactions.

Reasons

Create and maintain financial reason codes.

Vendor reasons

Reasons- Create and maintain reason codes for Accounts payable transactions.



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