Form 941 preparation report (PayrollEmplQuarterFedTax) [AX 2012]

Updated: November 27, 2013

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

Form 941 is used by employers to report payroll taxes to the IRS. The report must be filed at the end of each quarter. The Form 941 preparation report in Microsoft Dynamics AX provides information to help you prepare the required tax form.


This topic does not apply to versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 prior to cumulative update 7 for AX 2012 R2.

When you generate this report, the following default parameters are displayed. You can use these parameters to filter the data that will be displayed on the report. For more information, see Filter the data on a report.



Tax year

The tax year for the Form 941 that you are completing.


The tax quarter for the Form 941 that you are completing.

The following topics explain how to print a report and how to filter and sort the data on a report.

The following table explains where to find the report in the Application Object Tree (AOT) and how to navigate to the report in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client.



Name of report in the AOT


Location of report in the AOT

Menu Items\Output\PayrollEmplQuarterFedTax

Menu item of the report


Navigation to the report

Click Payroll > Reports > Tax > Quarterly reports > Form 941 preparation.

The data on this report comes from the following sources:

  • PayrollTaxTransactionHistoryUnionQuery query

  • PayrollPayStatementLine table

  • PayrollPayStatementTaxLine table

  • PayrollPayStatement table

  • HcmWorker table

  • PrlUSTaxTransactionHistory table

  • PayrollPayStatementTaxLinesManual view

  • PayrollPayStatementTaxLinesManualGrouped view

  • PayrollTaxTransactionHistoryUnion view

If you are a developer, you can learn more about where the data on a report comes from by using the following procedure.

  1. Open the AOT.

  2. Locate the report in the SSRS Reports\Reports node.

  3. Right-click the report and click Add-Ins > Cross-reference > Using (instant view).

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