Create accounting distributions for free text invoices

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

You can use the Accounting distributions form to create and modify distribution lines for free text invoices. For more information about distributions, see About accounting distributions and subledger journal entries for free text invoices.

  1. Click Accounts receivable > Common > Free text invoices > All free text invoices.

  2. Double-click the invoice to create a distribution for.

  3. To distribute header amounts, click Distribute amounts on the Action Pane, and then skip to step 5.

  4. To distribute line amounts, select the invoice line to create a distribution for, and then click Distribute amounts in the Invoice lines grid.

  5. In the Accounting distributions form, in the Distributed by field, select whether to distribute amounts by percentage, amount, or quantity.

  6. You can create distributions in the following ways:

    • To create multiple distributions that have the same quantity, percentage, or amount distribution, click Split for each distribution to create, select a ledger account for each distribution, and then click Distribute equally.

    • To create distributions one at a time, click Split. Select the ledger account to distribute the invoice line to and enter the quantity, percentage, or amount to distribute. For example, if you selected Quantity in the Distributed by field, enter an amount in the Quantity field.

      Repeat until you are finished creating distributions.