(THA, SAU, GBR, IRL) Procurement categories (modified form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 3, 2012

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

Click Procurement and sourcing > Setup > Categories > Procurement categories.

In the left pane, click the category to manage.

Use this form to assign vendors, products, and attributes to categories in the active procurement category hierarchy. You can set characteristics at a parent category level and then require subcategories to inherit all characteristics from the parent category. You can also manage the characteristics and settings for each subcategory individually.


The controls that are described in this topic apply only to your country/region. For full documentation of this form, see the following topic or topics:

Procurement categories (form)

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



Calculate withholding tax

Select this check box if withholding tax should be calculated for the selected procurement category.

Item withholding tax group

Select the item withholding tax group that must be used when calculating item withholding tax.


This field is only available if the Calculate withholding tax check box is selected.

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