(IND) Post service tax transactions by using a customer payment journal

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

Use the Payment journal form to create and post service tax transactions that you receive from customers. You can specify the service code and the service category for each journal line before you post the journal.

  1. Click Accounts receivable > Journals > Payments > Payment journal.

  2. Select or create a journal, and then click Lines to create a journal line. For more information, see Create and validate journals and journal lines.

  3. In the Journal voucher form, on the Tax information tab, in the STC number field, select the Service Tax Code (STC) number of the legal entity.


    If you have associated an STC number with the address of the legal entity, the STC number field is updated with that STC number. The ledger accounts for posting the service tax amounts are identified by the STC number.

  4. In the Service code field, select the service code that is associated with the item of type Service.


    In AX 2012 R3 and cumulative update 6 or later for AX 2012 R2: The accounting code for the service is updated in the Accounting code field based on the service code that you select. For more information, see (IND) Set up service codes for service goods.

  5. In AX 2012 R3 and cumulative update 6 or later for AX 2012 R2: In the Service category field, select one of the following options to indicate the service category for the journal line:

    • Inward – Select this option when you purchase goods from a vendor.

    • Inter unit or input – Select this option either when you transfer goods between two units within your legal entity, or when you transfer goods from the legal entity to a subcontractor for additional processing. For example, you can select this option when the goods are manufactured in one unit and then transferred to the packing unit of your legal entity.

    • Others – Select this option for other service categories for which input tax is paid. The input tax amount for this category is posted to the expense account instead of the recoverable account or the interim recoverable account.

  6. On the General tab, in the Sales tax group and Item sales tax group fields, update the sales tax group and item sales tax group for the goods. The sales tax group and the item sales tax group for a journal line must contain tax codes that have a tax type of Service tax.

  7. Click Sales tax to open the Sales tax transactions form, where you can view the calculated service tax for the journal.

  8. Close the Sales tax transactions form.

  9. Post the journal.

See also

(IND) Journal voucher - Customer payment journal (modified form)

(IND) Temporary sales tax transactions (modified form)

(IND) Service codes (form)