(POL) Create a proposal of compensation transaction from a vendor account [AX 2012]

Updated: February 14, 2013

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

You can use the Vendors form to create a proposal of compensation transaction from a vendor account in order to automate settlements between the vendor account and a customer account. A proposed settlement report is automatically generated, and you can accept the proposal or modify it. When the settlement is done, you can post the proposed settlements in the general journal.


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

  1. Click Accounts payable > Common > Vendors > All vendors. Select a vendor. On the Action Pane, in the Maintain group, click Edit.

  2. On the Miscellaneous details tab, in the Customer account field, select the customer account that is to be compensated.

  3. On the Action Pane in the Transactions group, click Transactions. Vendor transactions form, and then select one or more transactions to compensate.

  4. On the Vendor transactions form, select one or more transactions to compensate.


    Use the <CTRL> or <SHIFT> key to select more than one transaction.

  5. Click Compensation to open the Compensation of customer/vendor transactions form.

  6. In the lower pane, on the Overview tab, select the Voucher checkbox the customer transactions that are to be compensated by the vendor transaction.

  7. Click Create compensation.

  8. On the Create compensation journal lines form, Journal field, select the ledger journal in which the compensation transactions will be created.

  9. In the Journal batch number field, select the ledger journal batch number.

  10. In the Transaction date field, select the date for the compensation transaction.

  11. Select the Print compensation report check box to print the compensation report.

  12. Click OK to generate a Proposal of compensation transaction report.

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