What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Finance

This topic lists features that are planned to release from October 2020 through March 2021. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released (see Microsoft policy).

In the General availability column, the feature will be delivered within the month listed. The delivery date can be any day within that month. Released features show the full date, including the day of release.

This check mark (This feature is released. ) shows which features have been released for public preview or early access and for general availability.

Core financials

This release focuses on automating common tasks to reduce the number of processes that Finance users complete manually. It also introduces Asset leasing to enhance the core capabilities of Finance.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Financials embedded Power BI is enhanced and renamed End users, automatically Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Notification of related prepayment invoices marked for settlement End users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Trial balance report with transactional detail and unposted GL transactions End users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Update the invoice quantities to match product receipt quantities in workflow End users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Cash flow forecast calculation – enhanced scheduling (via process automation) End users by admins, makers, or analysts Sep 2020 Oct 2020
Asset leasing End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Nov 2020
Automatic collection task creation End users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2020 Nov 2020
Touchless email reminders to customer End users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2020 Nov 2020
Vendor invoice automation – Enhanced historical information experience for vendor invoices End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Jan 2021
Vendor invoice automation – Analytics and metrics End users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2020 Jan 2021
Vendor invoice automation – Match product receipts to invoice lines that have a three-way matching policy End users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2020 Jan 2021
Vendor invoice automation – Prevalidate vendor invoice posting End users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2020 Jan 2021
Vendor invoice automation – Submit imported vendor invoices to workflow End users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2020 Jan 2021
Vendor invoice automation – Tracking imported invoice amount and imported sales tax amount End users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2020 Jan 2021
Vendor invoice automation – Tracking the Invoice received date End users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 2020 Jan 2021
Vendor invoice automation – Resume automated processing for multiple invoices End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Feb 2021

Globalization

This release focused on delivering localizations for five additional countries/regions – Bahrain, Hong Kong SAR, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar – simplifying configuration management and expanding its regional coverage, and shipping several other highly requested features.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Extended Finnish localization – Finvoice 3.0 End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Oct 2020
Invoicing: Advanced notes management End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Oct 2020
Invoicing: VAT directives on project invoices End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Oct 2020
Regulatory Configuration Service expanded regional coverage France End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Oct 2020
Regulatory Configuration Service Global repository for simplified configuration management End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Oct 2020
Regulatory Configuration Service Simplified Globalization feature management for Globalization services End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Oct 2020
Configurable business documents conversion to PDF End users by admins, makers, or analysts This feature is released. Apr 3, 2020 Oct 2020
Configurable business documents direct printing End users by admins, makers, or analysts This feature is released. Apr 3, 2020 Oct 2020
Barcode generation data source for configurable business documents Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Country/region expansion Bahrain End users, automatically Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Country/region expansion Hong Kong SAR End users, automatically Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Country/region expansion Kuwait End users, automatically Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Country/region expansion Oman End users, automatically Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Country/region expansion Qatar End users, automatically Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Electronic reporting Legal entity-specific parameters enhancements Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically Aug 2020 Oct 2020

Public sector

This area covers features in Dynamics 365 Finance specific to the public sector industry.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Delegation of multiple purchasing work items End users by admins, makers, or analysts Aug 2020 Oct 2020
Associate 1099 default value to Main account End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Nov 2020
Vendor details to bridged transactions and check forms End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Nov 2020
Restrict ability to edit accounting distribution on vendor invoices End users by admins, makers, or analysts - Feb 2021

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • End users, automatically: These features include change(s) to the user experience for end users and are enabled automatically.

  • Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically: These features are meant to be used by administrators, makers, or business analysts and are enabled automatically.

  • End users by admins, makers, or analysts: These features must be enabled or configured by the administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their end users.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, see the International availability guide. For more information about geographic areas and data centers (regions), go to the Dynamics 365 and Power Platform availability page.