Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Platform April ’19 release notes

Overview

The April ’19 wave of releases for Dynamics 365 and Power Platform provides you with significant capabilities to transform your business. These release notes describe functionality that may not have been released yet. Delivery timelines and projected functionality may change or may not ship.

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Dynamics 365

The enhancements to Dynamics 365 applications in the April ’19 release include hundreds of new capabilities across Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Portals, Field Service, Project Service Automation, Finance and Operations, Talent, Retail, and Business Central. We’re adding a new set of mixed reality experiences using Microsoft Layout and Microsoft Remote Assist.

The April ’19 release delivers continued investments in Artificial Intelligence capabilities that leverage the power of Microsoft AI research, tools, data, and the Power Platform to help organizations transform customer service, sales, and marketing functions. AI for Sales provides actionable insights to drive personalized engagement and proactive decision-making. AI for Market Insights enables business users to gather actionable insights based on what consumers say, seek, and feel about their brands and products. Optimize your customer service experience through AI enhanced analysis with Customer Service Insights.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finace and Operation Russian localization features

Awara IT shares key additional Russian localization features of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations.

Cash flow management

This functionality allows you to do the following:

  • Obtain a cash flow forecast and perform an analysis.
  • Manage payments on a daily basis using payment schedule journals.
  • Control the company’s cash position.
  • Maintain the company’s cash flows with centralized control

Other incomes and expenses profit tax registers
The following tax registers are available:

  • Current period incomes
  • Tax expenses
  • Other expenses of current period
  • Unrealized expenses of current period
  • Other unrealized expenses

Localization of process industries
Basic localization in the following 2 areas is available:

  • Correspondence of accounts for all new general ledger postings.
  • Functional coexistence of PI features and Russian country context.

Journal of alcohol sales. This functionality includes printing the journal of Alcohol retail sales in statutory format.

Electronic format of profit tax declaration. Electronic reporting configuration is available, which allows you to generate the profit tax declaration in an electronic format that contains data that is calculated based on the configured Financial report.

Electronic format of accounting reporting. Electronic reporting configuration is available, which allows you to generate the accounting reporting in electronic format, and contains data calculated based on the configured Financial report.

Transport tax registers and electronic format of declaration. This functionality allows you to keep technical and tax information for vehicles, calculate transport tax registers, and generate transport tax declaration in electronic format.

Land tax registers and electronic format of declaration version 5.06 (from 2018). This functionality allows you to keep technical and tax information for ground areas, calculate land tax registers, and generate land tax declaration in electronic format, applicable from the annual reporting for year 2018.

Assessed tax registers and electronic format of declaration version 5.05 (from 2019). This functionality allows you to keep technical and tax information for realty assets, calculate assessed tax registers, and generate assessed tax declaration in electronic format, applicable from the reporting for year 2019.

Alcohol sales declaration in electronic format. Electronic reporting configurations are available that will let you print alcohol sales declarations’ forms 5,6,7,11,12 in electronic formats.

VAT declaration in electronic format version 5.06 (from 2019). This functionality allows you to generate a VAT statement in XML format that is applicable from the reporting for year 2019.

Sales, purchase books, and factures journals in electronic format (from 2019). This functionality allows you to generate sales, purchase books, and factures journals in electronic format applicable from the year 2019. You can find more details on how to work with sales and purchase books in the article Sales books, purchase books, and invoice-factures journals.

Indirect taxes declaration on import of goods in electronic format. This functionality allows you to calculate indirect (withholding) taxes return (VAT and Excise) on the import of goods from state members of Customs union and generate tax declaration in an electronic format.

Awara IT has an extensive experience with localization and rollouts of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (ex-Microsoft Dynamics AX) in Russia. We support customers on both IT and finance related matters, especially Russian accounting and international reporting standards automation.

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