How to: Set Up SEPA Credit Transfer

From the Payment Journal window, you can export payments to a file for upload to your electronic bank for processing of the related money transfers. Dynamics NAV supports the SEPA Credit Transfer format, but in your country/region, other formats for electronic payments may be available.

To enable export of a bank file formats that are not supported out of the box in Dynamics NAV, you can set up a data exchange definition by using the data exchange framework. For more information, see How to: Set Up Data Exchange Definitions.

Before you can process payment electronically by exporting payment files in the SEPA Credit Transfer format, you must perform the following setup steps:

  • Set up the bank account in question to handle the SEPA Credit Transfer format
  • Set up vendor cards to process payments by exporting files in the SEPA Credit Transfer format
  • Set up the related general journal batch to enable payment export from the Payment Journal window
  • Connect the data exchange definition for one or more payment types with the relevant payment method or methods

To set up a bank account for SEPA Credit Transfer

  1. In the Search box, enter Bank Accounts, and then choose the related link.

  2. Open the card of the bank account from which you will export payment files in the SEPA Credit Transfer format.

  3. On the Transfer FastTab, in the Payment Export Format field, choose SEPADD.

  4. In the SEPA CT Msg. ID No. Series field, choose a number series from which numbers are assigned to SEPA credit transfer entries.

  5. Make sure the IBAN field is filled.

    Note

    The Currency Code field must be set to EUR, because SEPA credit transfers can only be made in the EURO currency.

To set up a vendor card for SEPA Credit Transfer

  1. In the Search box, enter Vendors, and then choose the related link.

  2. Open the card of the vendor whom you will pay electronically by export payment files in the SEPA Credit Transfer format.

  3. On the Payment FastTab, in the Payment Method Code field, choose BANK.

  4. In the Preferred Bank Account field, choose the bank to which the money will be transferred when it is processed by your electronic bank.

    The value in the Preferred Bank Account field is copied to the Recipient Bank Account field in the Payment Journal window.

To set the payment journal up to export payment files

  1. In the Search box, enter Payment Journals, and then choose the related link.
  2. Open the payment journal that you use to process payments by exporting files in the SEPA Credit Transfer format.
  3. In the Batch Name field, choose the drop-down button.
  4. In the General Journal Batches window, on the Home tab, in the Manage group, choose Edit List.
  5. On the line for the payment journal that you will use to export payments, select the Allow Payment Export check box.

To connect the data exchange definition for one or more payment types with the relevant payment method or methods

  1. In the Search box, enter Payment Methods, and then choose the related link.

  2. In the Payment Methods window, select the payment method that is used to export payments from, and then choose the Pmt. Export Line Definition field.

  3. In the Pmt. Export Line Definitions window, select the code that you specified in the Code field on the Line Definitions FastTab in step 4 in the “To describe the formatting of lines and columns in the file” section in the How to: Set Up Data Exchange Definitions procedure.

    The direct-debit mandate is automatically inserted in the Direct Debit Mandate ID field when you create a sales invoice for the customer that you selected in step 2. For more information, see How to: Create Recurring Sales and Purchase Lines.

See Also

Dynamics 365 Business Central
Collecting Payments with SEPA Direct Debit
How to: Set Up Data Exchange Definitions
How to: Create Recurring Sales and Purchase Lines
Exchanging Data Electronically