Create allocation rule source and destination information [AX 2012]

Updated: July 13, 2011

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

Use the Ledger allocation rule source form to define the source information for the allocation rule.

Use the Ledger allocation rule destination form to define the destination information for the allocation rule.

  1. Click General ledger > Setup > Posting > Ledger allocation rule.

  2. Click Source to open the Ledger allocation rule source form.

    TipTip

    If you are creating a new allocation rule, you must select an allocation method on the General tab before you can click Source.

  3. Click New to create a source line.

  4. Select to allocate from an account or from an account and dimension combination.

  5. If you selected Financial dimension in the Field setting field, select a financial dimension.

  6. Enter the account or dimension source criteria information to allocate from. You can use wildcard characters.

    For example, suppose that you want to allocate a utility expense, such as telephone and fax costs. The chart of accounts is set up so that a ledger account that starts with 61 indicates the account where utilities expenses are posted. You could define the source criteria as one of the following.

    Wildcard characters

    Example entry

    What is displayed

    ALL

    61*

    All accounts or financial dimensions that begin with 61

    RANGE

    6100..6110

    All accounts or financial dimensions that include, or are between, 6100 and 6110

    LIST

    6100, 6110

    The accounts or financial dimensions that are numbered 6100 and 6110

    BLANK

    All accounts and financial dimensions

  1. Click General ledger > Setup > Posting > Ledger allocation rule.

  2. Click Destination to open the Ledger allocation rule destination form.

    TipTip

    If you are creating a new allocation rule, you must select an allocation method on the General tab before you can click Destination.

  3. Depending on the allocation method that is selected in the Ledger allocation rule form, enter or select the following information.

    • If the allocation method is Basis, select the basis ID to associate to the destination line.

    • If the allocation method is Fixed weight, enter the fixed weight to assign to each destination line.

    • If the allocation method is Fixed percentage, enter the fixed percentage to assign to each destination line.

  4. If this rule is an intercompany rule, select the legal entity to allocate to.

  5. Select the account to allocate to.

  6. Select a financial dimension to allocate to.


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