(IND) Calculate sales tax using the Invoice journal lines form [AX 2012]

Updated: November 8, 2012

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


This topic has not been fully updated for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.

  1. Click Accounts payable > Journals > Invoices > Invoice journal.

  2. Press CTRL+N to create a journal.

  3. Enter the required details.


    For more information, see "Invoice journal lines (form)" and "Journal header (form)" in the Applications and Business Processes Help.

  4. Select the sales tax form type in the India sales tax form type field.

  5. Click the General tab.

  6. Select the sales tax group in the Sales tax group field.

  7. Select the group of sales tax codes that is used to calculate tax for an item in the Item sales tax group field. You can view the amount in the journal line in one of the following fields based on the taxable basis:

    • Assessable value – The value of the journal line is displayed automatically in this field. The calculation of tax is based on the assessable value of the journal line.

    • Max. retail price – Enter the value if the basis of calculation for sales tax is on the maximum retail price of the value of the journal line.

  8. Click the Tax information tab. Select the address code in the Name field. The address of the company is displayed in the Address field. The tax registration number that is attached to the company is displayed in the Registration number field.

  9. Click Sales tax to open the Temporary sales tax transactions form, where you can view the details of the sales tax amount for the tax code.

  10. Click the Adjustment tab to adjust the sales tax amount, if needed, and click Apply.

  11. Click Formula designer to open the Formula designer form. View the calculation expressions that are defined for the item sales tax group that is selected for the journal. The fields in this form cannot be modified. The sequence of calculation of the tax codes and the basis of calculation of each tax code is determined by the formula that is defined for the selected item sales tax group.

  12. Close the Formula designer and the Temporary sales tax transaction form to return to the Journal voucher form.

  13. Post the invoice.

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