Setup Ageing period definition

This article describes how to set up ageing period definition in Dynamics AX 2012.

You can use aging period definitions to analyze the maturity of customer accounts and vendor accounts, based on a date that you enter. Each ageing period that you set up for the ageing period definition corresponds to a column on the list page or in the form or report when the analysis is performed. In Accounts receivable, ageing period definitions are also used to define customer ageing snapshots (ageing indicator are used in the collection form and not in the report).

You can setup several ageing period definition, but each period definition can only have 6 columns

Ageing period definition set up

Access:

  • Accounts receivable > Setup > Collections > Ageing period definitions
  • Accounts payable > Setup > Statistics > Ageing period definition

Create an Ageing period definition: display NYD, Current, 0-30, 31-60, 61-30, 91+

  • Click [New]
  • Enter a Ageing period definition name: Aged_Trial_Balance
  • Enter a description: example Ageing Not Yet Due to 90+ Days
  • In the periods, create a first period with
    • Period = Not yet due
    • Unit = 999
    • Interval = Unlimited
    • Select an ageing indicator
  • Create the second period
    • Period = Current
    • Unit = 0
    • Interval = Day
    • Select an ageing indicator
  • Create the third period: this period includes invoices due from current to -30days
    • Period = 1-30 days
    • Unit = -30
    • Interval = Day
    • Select an ageing indicator
  • Create the fourth period: this period includes invoices due from -31 days to -60 days
    • Period = 31-60 days
    • Unit = -30
    • Interval = Day
    • Select an ageing indicator
  • Create the fifth period: this period includes invoices due from -61 days to -90 days
    • Period = 61-90 days
    • Unit = -30
    • Interval = Day
    • Select an ageing indicator
  • Create the last period: this period includes invoices due from -91 days to unlimited
    • Period = 91+ days
    • Unit = -999
    • Interval = UnlimitedSelect an ageing indicator
  • Select printing direction = Backward

Ageingdefinition

 

Example in Accounts receivable > Common > Collections > Collections

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Setup bills of exchange

This article describes the setup needed to use the bill of exchange functionality in Dynamics AX 2012. A bill of exchange is an electronic order from a customer specifying that another party, the bank, should pay a stated amount to the company. To use this functionality, you must:

  • Create several specific journal name,
  • Setup a customer posting profile for the BOE flow,
  • Update AR parameters,
  • Create a method of payment,
  • Setup the layout in the bank account (if needed).

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