(POL) Fiscal printers (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: November 22, 2012

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

Click Accounts receivable > Setup > Fiscal printers > Fiscal printers.

Use this form to set up a fiscal printer. A fiscal printer is a specific printer that must be certified for retail sales by the local tax authorities. All items that are sold must be registered through the printer. The fiscal printer is connected to the computer through a serial port.


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

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.




Add and modify details for a fiscal printer.


View or modify the fiscal printer details.



Fiscal tax codes

Open the Sales tax codes form, where you can assign the fiscal tax codes to the existing sales tax codes.



Fiscal printer

Enter a unique code for the fiscal printer.

Fiscal printer type

Select the printer type.


Enter a description of the fiscal printer.

Fiscal cash code

Enter the number of the fiscal printer that is to be printed on the sales receipt.

COM port number

Enter the number of the COM port to which the fiscal printer is connected.

Certification of printer

Select the type of operating system certification from the following options:

  • No specification – The fiscal printer operating system is not certified.

  • Old certification – The fiscal printer operating system is older than 1991.

  • New certification – The fiscal printer was assembled after 1991.

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