Count unit (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: November 29, 2010

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Click Human resources > Setup > Time and attendance > Payroll > Pay agreements. On the toolbar, click Count unit.

Use this form to specify special criteria for pay types. A count unit can be applied to only one pay agreement.

First, you create the count unit in this form. Then, in the Pay agreement lines form, you connect the count unit to a pay type on a pay agreement line.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.



Overview tab

Create, modify, or delete count units.

General tab

View detailed information about the count unit that is selected on the Overview tab.



Worker balances

Overview of worker balances that are calculated on the selected count unit.



Count unit

Identification of the count unit. This field is entered automatically. Numbering follows the number sequence in the Time and attendance parameters.


Insert a short description of the count unit.


Insert a counter. When the counter reaches this level for the selected pay period, pay is generated.


Insert a counter. When the counter reaches this level for the selected pay period, pay is no longer generated.

Wage type

Enter the wage type to count.

Pay agreement

The pay agreement to which the count unit is applied.

Pay type out

When pay is generated based on this count unit, you can switch the wage type—for example, to indicate that this is overtime pay or a premium.

Period code

Select the pay period for which the count unit should be applied.

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