(JPN) Set up impairment accounting for fixed assets [AX 2012]

Updated: November 27, 2013

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

Follow the steps in this topic to set up a posting profile for impairment accounting and update impairment indicators to calculate fixed asset impairments. For more information about impairment accounting, see (JPN) Impairment accounting for fixed assets.

NoteNote

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

The following table shows the prerequisites that must be in place before you start.

Category

Prerequisite

Version

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 with cumulative update 7 or later

Country/region

The primary address for the legal entity must be in the following countries/regions: Japan

Related setup tasks

Use the Fixed asset posting profiles form to set up a posting profile for impairment accounting.

To perform this task, follow these steps:

  1. Click Fixed assets > Setup > Fixed asset posting profiles.

  2. Click New or press CTRL+N to create a posting profile for impairment accounting. Alternatively, you can select an existing posting profile.

  3. In the Posting profile and Description fields, enter an identification code and a description of the posting profile.

  4. In the Value model field, select a value model to apply to impairment transactions.

  5. In the Groupings field, select the grouping level to set up a main account to post impairment transactions to.

    Select from the following options:

    • Table – Select a main account for each fixed asset.

    • Group – Select a main account for each fixed asset group.

    • All – Select a main account for all of the fixed assets.

  6. In the Fixed asset number field, select a fixed asset or a fixed asset group for the impairment transactions. The values in this field are determined by the selection in the Groupings field.

    NoteNote

    This field is available only if you select Table or Group in the Groupings field.

  7. In the Main account and Offset account fields, select the default main account and the default offset account that are used to post the impairment transactions.

Use the Update impairment indicators form to update the impairment indicators, such as undiscounted cash flow for a fixed asset.

To perform this task, follow these steps:

  1. Click Fixed assets > Common > Fixed assets > Fixed assets. Select or create a fixed asset, and then click Value models. In the Value models form, select or create a value model record, and then click Functions > Update impairment indicators.

  2. Click New or press CTRL+N to create an impairment indicator record. The Fixed asset number, Book, and Book type fields are updated automatically.

  3. In the Modify date field, select the date from which to apply the impairment indicator to the fixed asset.

  4. In the Undiscounted cash flow field, enter the undiscounted cash flow, or in the Recoverable amount field, enter the recoverable amount. The Line number field is automatically updated with the next line number in the sequence. You can only modify or delete the line that has the highest line number.

You can click Attachments in the Update impairment indicators form to open the Fixed asset number form, where you can attach a document to the impairment indicator. For more information, see Document handling (form).

Use the Update impairment indicators form to update the impairment indicators, such as undiscounted cash flow for multiple fixed assets.

To perform this task, follow these steps:

  1. Click Fixed assets > Periodic > Impairment > Review impairment indicators.

  2. Click New or press CTRL+N to create an impairment indicator record.

  3. In the Modify date field, select the date from which to apply the impairment indicator to the fixed asset.

  4. In the Fixed asset number field, select the identification code of the fixed asset number.

  5. In the Book field, select the identification code of a value model or a depreciation book. The Book type field is updated depending on your selection in the Book field.

  6. In the Undiscounted cash flow field, enter the undiscounted cash flow, or in the Recoverable amount fields, enter the recoverable amount. The Line number field is automatically updated with the next line number in the sequence. You can only modify or delete the line that has the highest line number.

  7. Repeat steps 2 through 6 to update additional impairment indicators for fixed assets.

  8. Click Function > Update indicator to update the impairment indicators for the fixed assets.

You have finished setting up impairment accounting for fixed assets. You can identify impaired fixed assets, and then post journals for impaired fixed assets. For more information, see (JPN) Identify impaired assets and post journals for impairment.

If you don't have access to the pages that are used to complete this task, contact your system administrator and provide the information that is shown in the following table.

Category

Prerequisite

Configuration keys

Ensure that the Asset configuration key is available under the Data Dictionary > Configuration Keys node in the Application Object Tree (AOT).

Security roles and duties

To perform this task, you must be a member of a security role that includes the Manage fixed asset impairment (AssetFixedAssetImpairmentManage_JP) duty.

Security roles and privileges

To perform this task, you must be a member of a security role that includes the following privileges:

  • Maintain the indicators for doing impairment review and test (AssetImpairmentIndicatorMaintain_JP)

  • View the indicators for doing impairment review and test (AssetImpairmentIndicatorView_JP)


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