Create accounting distributions for vendor invoices [AX 2012]

Updated: May 3, 2011

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

You can use the Accounting distributions form to create and modify distribution lines for vendor invoices. For more information about distributions, see About accounting distributions and subledger journal entries for vendor invoices.

  1. Click Accounts payable > Common > Vendor invoices > Pending vendor invoices.

  2. Double-click the vendor invoice to create a distribution for.

  3. To distribute header amounts, on the Action Pane, click the Financials tab, and then click Distribute amounts. Skip to step 5.

  4. To distribute line amounts, select the invoice line to create a distribution for. In the Lines grid, click Financials > Distribute amounts.

  5. In the Accounting distributions form, in the Distributed by field, select whether to distribute amounts by percentage, amount, or quantity.

  6. You can create distributions in the following ways:

    • To create multiple distributions that have the same quantity, percentage, or amount distribution, click Split for each distribution to create, select a ledger account for each distribution, and then click Distribute equally.

    • To create distributions one at a time, click Split. Select the ledger account to distribute the invoice line to and then enter the quantity, percentage, or amount to distribute. For example, if you selected Quantity in the Distributed by field, enter an amount in the Quantity field.

      Repeat until you are finished creating distributions.

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