Posting Groups #19 – FA Sales Credit Memo Posting

It is usual to have possibility to post Credit Memo for any item you sold. You can also make Credit Memo for Fixed Assets you sold. Generally, you can use the same flowchart about using of posting groups, as I published for FA Sales Posting.

But G/L entries will not be the same (with opposite sign) as you got in FA sales posting process. You will get the following G/L entries:

FA_Sales_CrMem

Entries are a bit different in comparison with posted invoice. Entries in FA Ledger Entries also will be the different. You will get only Gain/Loss FA Posting Type entries in FA Ledger Entries with Credit Memo Document Type. That means, you must create additional Acquisition and Depreciation entries manually, if you want to have Fixed Asset again in your system.

Posting Groups #17 – FA Reclassification Journal Posting

If we need to transfer, split up or combine our fixed assets, we can do it using the FA reclassification journal. In my following example, I split up my existed FA, but everything is almost the same in other examples. Using the FA reclassification journal, system uses only FA Posting Group for G/L entries allocation.

When you Reclassify your journal, you will get lines in FA G/L Journal. After you post it, you can see this posting result in G/L entries in following table:

FA ReclassJ

Posting Groups #16 – FA Depreciation Posting

Depreciation is a method of allocating the cost of a Fixed Asset over its useful life. In NAV for this purpose, you can run batch job Calculate Depreciation. In this posting process, system will use only FA Posting Groups.

Assuming you checked, ‘Insert Bal. Account’ on Calculate Depreciation batch job, you will get following G/L entries as posting result:

FA_Depr_post

Posting Groups #15 – FA Purchase Posting

In my first post about posting groups, I show you what results are when you post item purchase. I also show how looks like when we post Item Charge purchase. Now, in this post, I will describe some difference when you want to purchase Fixed Asset. Generally, it is a similar process, but it still has some difference. Some posting groups will not be used, but we also have one new posting groups – FA Posting Group. On this setup, we can configure all accounts in relation with fixed assets processes.

Process of using all posting groups in FA purchase process is shown on following flowchart:

FA Pch FlwCh

Depending on the FA Posting Type on Purchase Line, we can get two different results. If we want to buy new fixed asset, we will choose Acquisition Cost type and we will get following G/L entries:

FA Pch Inv

But, we can also choose Maintenance FA Posting Type to post maintenance for some existing fixed asset. In this situation, we will get following G/L entries:

FAm Pch Inv

In previous example, I didn’t use discounts, because I have already showed it when I described item purchase. In this case, everything is the same.

Posting Groups #9 –Item Sale Posting with Payment Method

I have already showed item sale process posting here in Posting Group #2 post. But, we can have some specific variants of this posting. One of them is when we use Payment Method.

If you choose Payment Method code on sales document header, and this Payment Method has configured Bal. Account Type and Bal. Account No., NAV will automatically create the balancing journal line. This functionality is great when we are being paid in full at the time of sale, but we can use this feature in some other specific process.

You can see how system works with Payment Method on following flow-chart:

SalesPMC

When we finish with this Sales Order posting, we can find following G/L entries navigated to Posted Sales Invoice. You can see standard G/L entries about invoice and the last two of them, connected with Payment:

SI_PyM_GLe