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From the Microsoft Dynamics GP Blogs: Sales transactions; Depreciation reports; Unhandled script exception; New company

by Linda Rosencrance
Contributing Writer, MSDW

From this week's Microsoft Dynamics GP blogs:

  • Sales Transactions Entry - Trade Discount and Markdown
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013: Fixed Asset Depreciation Reports
  • Dexterity Development ‘Unhandled Script Exception' on Data Area
  • Benefit of Dynamics GP - Adding A New Company

Sales Transactions Entry - Trade Discount and Markdown

On his Dynamics GP Essentials blog, Mahmoud M. AlSaadi wrote that when it comes to a sales invoice discount, there's a distinction between the discount per item (markdown) and the discount per invoice (trade discount).

The difference is primarily represented with the allocation of item discount per item, which is in turn deducted from the extended item price.

AlSaadi wrote that in Microsoft Dynamics GP, there's a predefined set of accounts for both: the discount per item, configured on the item card level and the discount per invoice, configured on the customer card level. You can see what that looks like here.

However, in standard Dynamics GP, there's no link between the trade discount and the markdown, meaning the trade discount can't be distributed into line items, he wrote.

AlSaadi wrote that the aim of his post, which you can read here:

Is meant to provide an important piece of information, which seems to be the bases for creating an additional important feature in Dynamics GP, which distribute the invoice discount and reflect it on an average base on the line items level.

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013: Fixed Asset Depreciation Reports

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About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.