(BEL) Create a vendor account with an enterprise number [AX 2012]

Updated: November 16, 2010

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

The enterprise number is a unique identification code assigned by the Belgian government to each Belgian company to replace the nine-digit VAT number. The enterprise number, which must appear in vendor account records, contains text and a ten-digit number. The abbreviations TVA or BTW in the text of the vendor’s unique enterprise number indicate that the company is required to pay VAT. If the company has an Intrastat obligation, the abbreviation BE is also included in the text.

The enterprise number is used to generate the EU sales list and Annual sales list and to declare VAT when you post an invoice for a vendor.

Use this procedure to create a vendor account and specify the enterprise number assigned to the vendor by the Belgian government.

  1. Click Accounts payable > Common > Vendors > All vendors.

  2. Click Vendor to create a new vendor account. For more information, see Create a vendor account and Vendors (form).

  3. Click the Addresses FastTab, and then click Add to open the Address form.

  4. In the Country/region field, select BEL.

  5. Enter the required details and then click OK.


    The Primary check box for the vendor account in the Party details form must be cleared.

  6. Click the Invoice and delivery FastTab, and in the Enterprise number field, enter the vendor's unique identification code. This code is updated in the Tax exempt number field.

  7. Close the form to save your changes.

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