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User Interface Documentation
  Getting Started with Lawson for Infor Ming.le
    Lawson for Infor Ming.le Basics
      Lawson for Infor Ming.le Terminology and Concepts
      Browser Differences
      Launching and Signing out of Lawson for Infor Ming.le
    Contextual Applications
      Working with Context Applications
    Personalize Lawson for Infor Ming.le
      Selecting navigation and main content
      Unsubscribing (or re-subscribing) to bookmarks
      Creating Favorites
      Hotkeys: What they are and how to change them
    Changing User Options for Applications
      Setting User Options for Application Forms
      Setting Up Drill Options
    Lawson Applications Overview
      What Is an Application?
      Lawson Application Terminology and Concepts
      Application Forms
      Kinds of Application Forms
      Form Attachments
    Working with Applications
      Ways to Navigate Within Applications
      Select Key Field Values
      Selecting Values for Key Fields
      Working with Application Data
      Define a Record in Lawson Applications
      Looking Up a Specific Record on an Application Form
      Browsing Through Records on Application Forms
      Viewing Data Through the Drill Around Feature
      Performing a Search Using the Drill Around Data
      Adding a Record
      Defining a Record
      Changing a Record
      Deleting a Record
      Adding, Changing, and Deleting Detail Lines
      Adding a Comment Attachment
      Adding a URL Attachment
      Sharing a Social Message from an Application Form
      Following Social Objects in Infor Ming.le
    Process and Manage Jobs and Reports
      What Is a Batch Job?
      What Is the Job Queue?
      Running a Job Now
      Running a Job at a Specific Date and Time
      What Are Job Parameters?
      Checking the Job Queue
      Managing Jobs and Reports
      Accessing the Report
      Using Print Manager contextual application
      Working with Print Files
      Multiple-Step Job Definition
        What Is a Multiple-Step Job?
        Running a Multiple-Step Job
      Recurring Job Definition
        Managing a Recurring Job
      What Is the Drill Around for Reports Feature?
      Using the Drill Around Feature on Report Data
      Deleting Jobs
      Printing a Report
      Saving a Report
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Getting Started with Lawson for Infor Ming.le
    Lawson for Infor Ming.le Basics
      Lawson for Infor Ming.le Terminology and Concepts
      Browser Differences
      Launching and Signing out of Lawson for Infor Ming.le
    Contextual Applications
      Working with Context Applications
    Personalize Lawson for Infor Ming.le
      Selecting navigation and main content
      Unsubscribing (or re-subscribing) to bookmarks
      Creating Favorites
      Hotkeys: What they are and how to change them
    Changing User Options for Applications
      Setting User Options for Application Forms
      Setting Up Drill Options
    Lawson Applications Overview
      What Is an Application?
      Lawson Application Terminology and Concepts
      Application Forms
      Kinds of Application Forms
      Form Attachments
    Working with Applications
      Ways to Navigate Within Applications
      Select Key Field Values
      Selecting Values for Key Fields
      Working with Application Data
      Define a Record in Lawson Applications
      Looking Up a Specific Record on an Application Form
      Browsing Through Records on Application Forms
      Viewing Data Through the Drill Around Feature
      Performing a Search Using the Drill Around Data
      Adding a Record
      Defining a Record
      Changing a Record
      Deleting a Record
      Adding, Changing, and Deleting Detail Lines
      Adding a Comment Attachment
      Adding a URL Attachment
      Sharing a Social Message from an Application Form
      Following Social Objects in Infor Ming.le
    Process and Manage Jobs and Reports
      What Is a Batch Job?
      What Is the Job Queue?
      Running a Job Now
      Running a Job at a Specific Date and Time
      What Are Job Parameters?
      Checking the Job Queue
      Managing Jobs and Reports
      Accessing the Report
      Using Print Manager contextual application
      Working with Print Files
      Multiple-Step Job Definition
        What Is a Multiple-Step Job?
        Running a Multiple-Step Job
      Recurring Job Definition
        Managing a Recurring Job
      What Is the Drill Around for Reports Feature?
      Using the Drill Around Feature on Report Data
      Deleting Jobs
      Printing a Report
      Saving a Report
    Copyright and Legal Notices
Enterprise Financial Management User Guides
  Accounts Payable User Guide
    Overview of Accounts Payable
      Accounts Payable Process Flow
      How Accounts Payable Interfaces With Other Lawson Applications
      Using the Accounts Payable Flowchart
    Setup Overview
      Accounts Payable Setup Overview
      Accounts Payable Setup Step-by-Step
    Currency Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Should I Consider Before Setting Up Currency?
        What Are Setup Requirements for Multiple Currencies?
        What are Currency Codes?
        What is Currency Exchange?
        What is Currency Revaluation?
        What are Translation Codes?
        What are Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Codes
    Cash Management Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Journal Book?
        What Is a Transaction Code?
        What Should I Consider If I Have a New Bank or Account?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Bank
        Defining Cash Codes (Bank Accounts)
        Defining Company Cash Code Relationships
        Defining a Bank Transaction
        Defining Cash Payment Formats
    Terms Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Where Are Terms Used?
        What Is Anticipation?
        What Is a Net Term?
        What Is a Split Term?
        What Is a Fixed Days Term?
        What Is a Prox Term?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Net Terms
        Defining Split Terms
        Defining Fixed Days Terms
        Defining Prox Terms
        Defining Prepayment Terms
    Tax Setup
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Completing Tax Setup
    Vendor Structure Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are My Options for Vendor Group Setup?
        What Are My Options for Vendor Class Setup?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Vendor Group
        Defining a Vendor Class
    Payment Structure Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Pay Group?
        What Are Posting and Invoice Companies?
        What Is Pay Group Security?
        What Is a Process Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Pay Group
        Defining Pay Group Security
        Defining Process Groups
    Company Structure Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are My Options for Company Setup?
        What Are My Options for Process Level Setup?
        What Are My Invoice Release and Approval Options?
        What Is System Control?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Accounts Payable Company
        Defining a Process Level
        Defining Accounts Payable System Control
    Defining Accounts Payable Codes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are System Hold Codes?
        How Do Accounts Payable Codes Default?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Invoice Accrual Codes
        Defining Discount Codes
        Defining Distribution Codes
        Defining Hold Codes
        Defining Income Codes
        Defining Authority Codes
        Defining Income Withholding Codes
        Defining Secondary Withholding Codes
        Defining Bill of Exchange Accrual Codes
        Defining Handling Codes
        Defining Reason Codes
        Defining Add-On Cost Codes
        Defining Contact Codes
        Defining Diversity Codes
        Defining Certification Codes
        Listing Accounts Payable Codes
    Adding and Maintaining Vendors
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a One-Time Vendor?
        What Is a Vendor Location?
        What Files Are Updated During Vendor Conversion?
        What Are Options for Accessing Vendor Information?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Vendor
        Defining Cross-Reference Vendors
        Converting Vendor Data
        Defining Additional Locations for a Vendor
        Associating a Vendor With an Accounts Receivable Customer
        Defining Payment Approval Amounts for a Vendor
        Defining a Vendor Relationship
        Adding Vendor Comments
        Adding a New Vendor Address
        Copying Vendors
        Maintaining Vendors
        Merging Vendors
        Rebuilding Vendor Balances
    Invoice Processing Overview
      Invoice Processing Overview
      Invoice Processing Step-by-Step
    Entering Expense Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Prorating?
        What is a Rebate?
        What is a Rebate Credit Memo?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Invoice Batches
        Entering an Expense Invoice
        Adding Invoice Comments
        Creating Payment Schedules
        Creating Recurring Invoices
        Creating Recurring Journal Entries
    Entering Other Invoice Types
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Invoiced and Accrued Taxes?
        What Is a Prepayment?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Entering Taxed Invoices
        View Landed Tax
        Entering Multiple Invoices
        Entering Transit Invoices
        Entering Prepayments
        Interfacing Invoice Data
        Entering Detailed Invoices
    Releasing Invoices
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Releasing Batch Invoices
        Releasing Invoices
        Approving Invoices for Payment
    Maintaining Released Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        When Can't an Invoice be Canceled?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Maintaining Released Invoices
        Maintaining Distributions
        Maintaining a Payment Schedule Adjustment
        Adjusting Retainage Payment
        Maintaining a Recurring Invoice Schedule
        Cancelling Released Invoices
        Maintaining Invoice and Vendor Holds
        Maintaining Reportable Income
        Applying Credit Memos
    Paying Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Logic Is Used to Select Invoices for Payment?
        How Do Groups Impact Pay Cycles?
        What Happens When I Close a Cash Payment Cycle?
        Troubleshooting for Payment Closing (AP170)
        What Setup Is Required for Electronic Files?
        How Often Should I Close Invoice Distributions?
        When Would I Use a Manual Payment?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Selecting Invoices for Payment
        Performing a Check Run
        Creating a Cash Payment Register
        Closing a Cash Payment Cycle
        Listing Transactions Affected by Payment Status Updates
        Creating a Cash Payment Tape
        Creating a Flat File for Electronic Payment or Laser Checks
        Reprinting Checks
        Reserving Checks
        Creating a Manual Payment for an Unreleased Invoice
        Creating a Manual Payment for a Released Invoice
        Closing Invoice Distributions
    Closing a Period or Year-End
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Preparing for Period or Year-End Closing
        Closing a Period
        Closing Year-End
        Archiving Invoices
        Purging Data
    Voiding Payments
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Voiding Payments
        Voiding Payment Forms
    Processing Employee Expenses
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Does Accounts Payable Setup Affect Employee Expense?
        What Do I Do With an Open Advance Balance at Year-End?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Completing Setup for Employee Expense
        Processing Employee Advances
        Processing Employee Expenses
        Processing Employee Paybacks
        Interfacing Employee Expense Data
    Processing Reportable Income
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Reportable Income Group?
        When Do I Need to Run 1099s?
        Can I Add an Income Code After a Vendor Has Been Paid?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Completing Setup for Reportable Income
        Processing Reportable Income
        Creating French DAS2 Preparation Report
    Processing Bills of Exchange
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Bill of Exchange?
        What Does the BOE Statement Update Program Do?
        What Does the Bill of Exchange Cashing Update Program Do?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Bill of Exchange Payments
        Entering a Vendor-Issued Bill of Exchange for an Unreleased Invoice
        Entering a Vendor-Issued Bill of Exchange for a Released Invoice
        Accepting Vendor-Issued Bills of Exchange
        Updating Bills of Exchange
        Processing Bill of Exchange Distribution Posting
        Creating a Manual Bill of Exchange Payment for an Unreleased Invoice
        Creating a Manual Bill of Exchange Payment for a Released Invoice
        Updating a Cashed or Dishonored Bill of Exchange
        Canceling a Bill of Exchange
    Matching Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Overview of the Match Process
        Overview of the System Logic Used for Matching
        What Is a Match Pool?
        What Is a Match Level?
        What Is a Match Type?
        What Happens If Invoices and PO/Receipts Don't Match?
        What Is Unique About Entering a Match Vendor?
        What Is Unique About Entering a Match Invoice?
        What is Retainage?
        How Do I Actually Match Invoices and Receipts?
    Accessing Accounts Payable Data
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Drill Around?
        What is Online Analysis?
      Reports
        Mass Retainage Payment Adjustment (AP133)
        Vendor, Invoice Audit Report (AP135)
        Invoice Accrual Reconciliation (AP136)
        Payment Closing (AP170)
        Invoice Data Archival (AP198)
        Vendor Group, Company Listing (AP200)
        Pay Group Listing (AP201)
        Process Group Listing (AP202)
        Accounts Payable Codes Listing (AP205)
        Vendor Listing (AP210)
        Comments Listing (AP212)
        Open Payables Report (AP230)
        Invoice Accrual Reconciliation Report (AP232)
        Retainage Invoice Listing (AP233)
        Invoice Payment Approval Edit (AP236)
        Hold Payments Report (AP240)
        Cash Forecasting (AP250)
        Bank Account Payment History (AP255)
        Foreign Payment Statistics (AP256)
        Cash Payment Register (AP265)
        Vendor Payment History (AP270)
        Invoice Distribution History (AP275)
        Vendor Labels (AP290)
        Invoice and Vendor History Purge (AP300)
      Global Reports
        Internal VAT Report (C2201)
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes and Elements
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Vendor
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
    Accounts Payable Audits
      Accounts Payable Audit Analysis
    Master File Extracts
      Extracting Data from Item and Location Master
      Extracting Data from Item Master Audit
      Extracting Data from Vendor Agreement Master
      Extracting Data from IC Company Setup Master
      Extracting Data from IC Location Setup Master
      Extracting Data from UOM Setup Master
      Extracting Data from Requestor Setup Master
      Extracting Data from Vendor Master
    General Ledger Posting
      Programs that Create General Ledger Transactions
      Accounts Defined
      Base Currency Invoice
      Nonbase Currency Invoice
      Multiple Currency
      Intercompany Transaction
      Prepayment Transaction
      Recurring Invoice Transaction
      Employee Expense Transaction
      Bill of Exchange Transaction
      Discount at Payment
      Discount at Match
      Void Payment
      Cancel Payment
      What Dates Are Important for General Ledger Distributions?
      Posting in Summary Versus Posting in Detail
      What If My Invoice Accrual Account Is Not Balancing?
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Accounts Receivable User Guide
    Overview of Accounts Receivable
      Accounts Receivable Process Flow
      How Accounts Receivable Interfaces With Other Lawson Applications
    Overview of Accounts Receivable Setup
      Accounts Receivable Setup Overview
      Accounts Receivable Setup Step by Step
    Setting Up General Ledger
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Chart of Accounts?
        What Should I Consider Before Setting Up a Company?
        How are Accounting Units Used?
        What Is An Intercompany Relationship?
        What Do System Controls Do?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining the Chart of Accounts
        Defining a Company
        Defining Accounting Units
        Defining Intercompany Relationships
        Setting System Controls
    Setting Up Currency
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Should I Consider Before Setting Up Currency?
        What Are the Setup Requirements for Multiple Currencies?
        What are Currency Codes?
        What is Currency Exchange?
        What is Currency Revaluation?
        What is Currency Translation (Intercompany)?
        What is Report Currency Translation (Intracompany)?
        What are Translation Rate Types?
        What are Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Codes
        Defining a Currency Table
        Defining Currency Relationships
        Defining Currency Exchange Rates
        Defining Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts
    Setting Up Cash Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Transaction Code?
        What Are Cash Codes?
        What is the Difference Between EFT and BOE Payments?
        What Is a Journal Book?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Bank
        Defining Cash Codes (Bank Accounts)
        Defining Company - Cash Code Relationships
        Defining Bank Transaction Codes
    Setting Up Terms
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Where are Terms Used?
        What Is a Net Term?
        What Is a Multiple Payment Term?
        What Is a Split Term?
        What Is a Prox Term?
        What Is a Fixed Days Term?
        What Is a Prepayment Term?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Net Terms
        Defining Multiple Payment Terms
        Defining Split Terms
        Defining Fixed Days Terms
        Defining Prox Terms
        Defining Prepayment Terms
    Setting Up Tax
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Your Tax Company
        Defining Tax Codes
        Defining Tax Tables
        Assigning Tax Rates to Tax Codes
        Overriding Tax Rates
        Assigning Tax Codes to Your Company
        Converting Non-Lawson Data
        Setting Up VAT and Intrastat Reporting
        Third Party Tax Applications
    Setting Up Customer Groups
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Accounts Receivable Structures do I Need to Define?
        What Is a Customer Group?
        How do I Share Customers Between Multiple Companies?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Customer Groups
    Setting Up a Company
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Structures Do I Need to Define?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Accounts Receivable Company
        Defining Transaction Entry Options
        Defining Processing Options
        Defining Cash Application Options
        Defining General Ledger Codes
        Defining Finance Charge Options
        Defining EFT Options
        Defining BOE Options
        Adding a Company
    Setting Up Finance Charges
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are the Different Types of Charges?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Finance Charge Codes
        Defining Finance Charge Options
        Defining Charge Cycles Codes
    Setting Up Process Levels
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Process Level?
        What Is a Process Level Group?
        What Is a Process Level Report Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Process Level
        Defining a Process Level Group
        Defining a Process Level Report Group
    Setting Up AR Codes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Processing Codes?
        What Are Customer Codes?
        What Are Adjustment Reason Codes?
        What Are Cycle codes?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Adjustment Reason Codes
        Defining Memo Reason Codes
        Defining Category Codes
        Defining Dispute Codes
        Defining Operator Codes
        Defining Additional General Ledger Codes
        Defining Cycle Codes
        Defining Customer Classes
        Defining Credit Analyst Codes
        Defining Territory Codes
        Defining Sales Representative Codes
        Defining Lock Box Codes
        Defining Aging Codes
        Defining Hold Codes
    Setting Up Customers
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Customer?
        What Are National Account Relationships?
        What Is a MICR Cross Reference?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Customer Default Codes
        Defining a Customer Group Address
        Defining a Customer
        Defining Customer Contacts
        Defining National Account Relationships
        Setting National Account Statement Processing Rules
        Defining Customer MICR Cross References
        Defining Customer Comments
        Interfacing Customers
        Maintaining Customers
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What Is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
        What Is an Attribute Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Customer
        Defining an Attribute Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Customer Attributes
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Creating Transactions
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Transaction Batch?
        What Is the Difference Between Transaction Entry and Transaction Interface?
        What Is Line Item Entry?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Transaction Batch (Header)
        Entering Transactions Using Transaction Entry
        Entering Transactions Using Speed Entry
        Releasing Transaction Batches
        Releasing Transactions Online
        Interfacing Transactions
        Correcting Interfaced Transaction Errors
        Adding Intrastat Data to a Transaction
    Maintaining Transactions
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Maintaining Obligations
        Displaying Transactions
        Transferring Transactions
        Processing Disputed Transactions
        Removing Transactions
    Managing Deductions
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Maintaining Adjustments
        Writing Off Transactions
    Entering Cash
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Cash Batch?
        What Is Assigned Cash?
        What Is Unassigned Cash?
        What Is Unapplied Cash?
        What Is Non-AR Cash?
        What Are Lockbox Payments?
        What Are Non-Lockbox Payments?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Cash Batch
        Entering Cash
        Releasing a Batch
        Interfacing Payments
    Applying Cash
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Cash Batch?
        What Are Select Records?
        What Is Open Item Processing?
        What Is Balance Forward Processing?
        What Is Multiple Currency Application?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Cash Batch
        Entering and Applying Cash
        Entering and Applying Cash for Activity-Based Transactions
        Reviewing and Processing Applications
        Releasing a Batch
        Interfacing Accounts Receivable to Accounts Payable
    Using Automatic Application
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Does Automatic Application Use the Remit/Transaction Match Method?
        How Does Automatic Application Use the Balance Forward Method?
        How Does Automatic Application Use the Last Statement Method?
        How Does Automatic Application Use the Algorithm Method?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Applying Cash Automatically
        Applying Memos Automatically
        Applying Prepayments Automatically
    Maintaining Cash
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Reviewing Payments
        Viewing Exception Payment Batches and Exception Payments
        Transferring Payments
        Correcting Interfaced Payment Errors
        Adjusting Unposted Applications
        Reversing Unposted Applications
        Reversing Posted Applications
    Creating Chargebacks and Return To Makers
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Chargeback?
        What Is a Return To Maker Payment Request?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Chargebacks
        Editing Chargebacks
        Printing Chargeback Notices
        Entering Returned Payments
        Printing RTM Notices
    Processing Electronic Funds Transfer
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Setup Is Required to Process EFT?
        How Do Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT) Get Processed?
        What Is An Eligible Customer?
        What Is An Eligible Open Item
        What Types of Notification Are There?
        What Are the Different Output Files?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Entering Transactions
        Processing Pre-notifications
        Adjusting Pre-notification Open Items
        Processing Final Notifications
        Reviewing Open Items for Extraction
        Adjusting Final Notification Open Items
        Extracting EFT Payments
        Creating EFT Payments
        Applying EFT Application Records
    Processing Bills of Exchange
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Bill of Exchange?
        What Setup is Required for Bills of Exchange?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Bills of Exchange Overview
        Entering Company Issued BOEs
        Creating Company Issued Individual BOEs
        Creating Company Issued Summary BOEs
        Printing Bills of Exchange or Creating a Tape
        Accepting Bills of Exchange
        Entering Customer Issued Bills of Exchange
        Maintaining Released Bills of Exchange
        Canceling Bills of Exchange
        Recreating Bills of Exchange
        Selecting Bills of Exchange for Remittance
        Generating Bank Remittances
        Maintaining Remittances
        Cashing Encashed Bills of Exchange
        Cashing a Bill of Exchange Without Remittance
        Cashing Discounted Bills of Exchange
        Dishonoring Bills of Exchange
        Resolving Dishonored Bills of Exchange
        Updating Bills of Exchange
        Closing Bill of Exchange
        Flowcharts
    Reviewing Credit and Aging Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Static Aging?
        What Is Online Aging?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Updating Customer Static Aging Periods
        Resolving and Reviewing Customer Credit
        Reviewing Online Aging for a Customer
        Reviewing Online Aging for a Contract, Activity, or Activity Group
        Reviewing Aging Reports
    Processing Period End
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are the Different Types of Charges?
        How Are Charges Calculated?
        What Is a Dunning Letter?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Late Payment and Statement Text
        Initiating Charges
        Assessing Charges
        Printing Payment Request Notices and Statements
        Creating Basic Dunning Letters
        Creating Advanced Dunning Letters
        Calculating Unrealized Gain/Loss
        Updating and Viewing Distribution Balances
    Closing Periods
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Closing the Day
        Closing the Period
        Closing the Year
        Purging Data
    Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Drill Around?
        What is Online Analysis?
      Reports
        Automatic Cash Application Audit (AR130)
        Audit Summary (AR194)
        Cash Batch Report (AR220)
        Customer Cash (AR222)
        Cash Batch Exception Report (AR226)
        Unapplied Credit (AR227)
        Unapplied Unassigned Cash (AR228)
        Transferred Transaction (AR229)
        Payment Application (AR230)
        Transaction Application (AR232)
        Unposted Application (AR233)
        Open Chargeback (AR234)
        Application Adjustment (AR235)
        Activity Application (AR237)
        Activity Adjustment (AR239)
        Unreleased Transaction (AR242)
        Disputed Transaction (AR245)
        Credit and Debit Memo Report (AR246)
        Customer Aging Report (AR250)
        Company Aging (AR251)
        Summary Aging (AR253)
        Receivables Tieback (AR256)
        Activity Aging (AR257)
        Cash Forecasting (AR258)
        Adjustments by Period (AR264)
        Critical Review (AR271)
        Credit Exception (AR275)
        Returned Payment (AR282)
        Customer Statistic (AR290)
        Customer Hold (AR291)
        Customer Inactivity (AR292)
        Activity History (AR293)
        Transaction History (AR294)
        Distribution (AR295)
        Activity (AR296)
    Accounts Receivable Audits
      Accounts Receivable Audit Analysis
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
      Lawson Financials (FIN) Data Mart
    File Layouts
      EFT Files
      Bill of Exchange Bank Remittance Files
      Bill of Exchange Interface File
      Company Aging Files
      Payment Interface Files
    Converting Data
      Accounts Payable Application Documents
      Procedures in this Appendix
        Converting Customer Data
        Maintaining a Conversion Customer
        Converting Transaction Data
        Converting Payment Data
        Converting Customer Balances
        Adding Beginning Balances for a General Ledger Account
        Converting Cash Application Data
        Converting Dispute and Comment Data
        Converting Distribution Data
        Establishing Distribution Balances
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Asset Management User Guide
    Overview of Asset Management
      What Is Lawson Asset Management?
      Asset Management Process Flow
      How Asset Management Interfaces With Other Lawson Applications
      Asset Management Interfaces
    Setting Up Asset Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Book?
        What Is Book Depreciation History?
        What are Depreciation Conventions?
        What is a Calendar?
        What is a 4-4-5 Calendar?
        What is a Part 32 Book?
        What Are Account Groups?
        What Are Asset Types?
        What Are Asset Subtypes?
        What Are Accounting Unit Groups?
        What Are System Options?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Book
        Defining a Calendar
        Defining a 4-4-5 Calendar
        Defining an Account Group
        Defining an Asset Type
        Defining an Accounting Unit Group
        Defining System Options
        Defining a Compute Statement for a Part 32 Book
    Setting Up Reporting Parameters
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Standard Reporting Structure and Options
        What Is a Location?
        What Is a Division?
        What Is a Disposal Property Code?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Locations
        Defining Divisions
        Defining Disposal Property Codes
    Setting Up Processing Parameters
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is an Asset Addition Template?
        How Do Depreciation Calculation Methods Work?
        What Is a Compute Statement?
        What Is a Percent Table?
        What Is a Unit of Production (UOP) Table?
        What Is a Personal Use Code?
        Depreciation Examples
        What Is Method Switching, and How Does it Affect Depreciation Calculation Methods?
        How Is Asset Class Depreciation Calculated?
        How Do I Choose an Asset Class Reporting Structure?
        What Is a Depreciation Allocation?
        What Are Book Groups?
        What Are Asset Groups?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Asset Addition Templates
        Defining Depreciation Calculation Methods
        Defining Replacement or Insurance Methods
        Defining Tax Credit Tables
        Defining Personal Use Codes
        Defining Asset Class Depreciation Rates
        Defining Depreciation Allocations
        Defining Book Groups
        Defining Asset Groups
    Setting Up Bar Coding
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the Purpose of Bar Coding?
        What Information Is Assigned a Bar Code?
        What Is the Location Detail?
        What Is a Product Category?
        How Is the Asset Template Workbook Used?
        How Does the Bar-Code Label Printer Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Generating a Location Detail Workbook
        Generating a Product Category Workbook
        Generating an Asset Template Workbook
        Assigning Bar Codes to Existing Assets
        Printing Bar-Code Labels
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        How Does Attribute Matrix Work?
        What is an Element?
        What Is an Attribute?
        What Are Valid Attribute Value Ranges?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What Are Attribute Lists?
        What Is an Attribute Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes and Elements
        Defining an Element
        Defining an Attribute
        Defining an Attribute Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Values to Attribute Matrix
        Adding Asset Attribute Values to Assets
        Adding Asset Attribute Values to Leased Assets
    Interfacing Non-Lawson Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Tips about Interfacing
        How Does the Conversion Number Work?
        How Is Transaction Interface Used?
        How Are Bar Codes Applied to Interfaced Assets?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Interfacing Assets, Asset Items, and Asset Books
        Interfacing Asset Transactions
        Interfacing Asset Attribute Values
        Rebuilding Depreciation History
    Adding Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Adding Assets With Previous In-Service Dates
        Asset Class Addition Considerations
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Adding an Asset Manually
        Adding Assets by Using Quick Addition
        Projecting Asset Depreciation
        Adding Repair Information
    Adding Leased Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Asset Class Addition Considerations
        Interaction between Lease Management and Asset Management
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Adding a Leased Asset Manually
        Adding Leased Assets by Using Quick Addition
        Projecting Asset Depreciation
        Adding Repair Information
    Adding Assets from Other Lawson Applications
      Concepts in this Chapter
        When are Asset Records Combined?
        Combining Multiple Interface Records
        What Records Are Created Using Mass Addition?
        Splitting Interface Records
        General Ledger Clearing Accounts and Interfacing
        Bar-Coding Considerations
        Can an Asset Added from Lawson Procurement or from Project Accounting Be Part of the Physical Inventory?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Associating Asset Information with Procurement Records
        Adding Assets from Lawson Procurement
        Adding Assets from Lawson Project Accounting
        Adding Bar-Coded Assets from a Handheld Terminal
        Interfacing Repair Information
    Adjusting Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are the Differences between Adjusting and Transferring?
        What Fields Can be Adjusted?
        What Journal Entries Are Created by Mass Adjustment?
        What Is the Item Update Adjustment Interface Process?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Adjusting Individual Assets
        Adjusting Multiple Assets (Mass Adjustment)
        Overriding Annual Depreciation
        Interfacing Asset Item Adjustments
    Transferring Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Partial Transfer?
        What Is Required for Company Transfers?
        How Is Depreciation Handled for Company Transfers?
        When Would You Use a Handheld Terminal for Transfers?
        What Happens When You Transfer a Partial Asset from a Handheld Terminal?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Transferring Individual Assets
        Transferring Multiple Assets
        Transferring Assets from a Handheld Terminal
    Disposing of Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Disposal Property?
        What Is a Partial Disposal?
        What Happens When a Disposal Is Initiated from a Handheld Terminal?
        What Happens When You Dispose of a Partial Asset from a Handheld Terminal?
        What Happens When a Disposed Asset is Reinstated?
        What Are Like-Kind Exchanges?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Disposing of Individual Assets
        Disposing of Assets Using the Quick Disposal Form Function
        Disposing of Multiple Assets
        Disposing of Assets from a Handheld Terminal
        Reinstating a Disposed Asset
        Processing a Like-Kind Exchange Transaction
    Performing an Inventory
      Concept in this Chapter
        How does the Inventory Process Work?
      Procedure in this Chapter
        Performing an Inventory
    Closing Period and Year-End
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the 40% Tax Rule?
        What Is a Short Year?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Closing a Fiscal Period
        Closing Year End
        Closing at Short Year End
    Maintaining Files
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How does Historical Purge Work?
        How does Book Purge Work?
        How Does Disposed Asset Purge Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Purging Asset Management Files
        Purging Asset Books
        Purging Disposed Assets
    Listings
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Listings?
        How are Attributes Used in Listings?
      Procedures in this chapter
        Selecting a Listing Program
        Defining Asset Attribute Parameters in a Listing
        Selecting Listing Options
    Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
      Overview of Asset Management Reports
      What Is the Released Option?
      What Is the Preliminary Close Option?
      How Are Attributes Used in Reports
      Reporting on Depreciation History
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Asset Attribute Parameters in a Report
        Selecting Report Options
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      Concepts in This Chapter
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
      Asset Management (AM) Data Mart
    Asset Management Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      Asset Management Audit Analysis
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Billing User Guide
    Overview of Billing
      Billing Process Flow
      Billing Interfaces with Other Applications
    Planning for Billing Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the Setup Hierarchy in Lawson?
        How Does the Currency Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the General Ledger Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Cash Management Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Tax Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Accounts Payable Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Inventory Control Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Purchase Order Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Invoice Matching Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Accounts Receivable Application Affect Billing?
    Setting Up Billing
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Company?
        What is a Process Level?
        Do I Control Invoicing at the Company or Process Level?
        What are User Fields?
        Where Do My Primary General Ledger Accounts Default From?
        What is an Invoice Type
        What is a Reason Code?
        What is a Booking?
        What are Item Comment Types?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Setting Up the Billing Company
        Setting Up Process Levels
        Setting Up Ship-To Addresses
        Setting Up Standard Comments
        Cross-Referencing Item Numbers
        Assigning Default General Ledger Accounts
        Setting Up Invoice Types
        Setting Up Reason Codes
        Defining Add-On Charges
        Assigning Add-On Charges to Items
        Defining Freight Codes
        Setting Up Electronic Payment (EP) Types
        Setting Up Customer Codes
        Planning to Add Billing Information to a Customer
    Setting Up Pricing
      Concepts in this Chapter
        When Do I Set Up Pricing (BL/DST)?
        What is a Price Base?
        What is a Price Base Modifier?
        What is a Price List?
        What Are the Options for Applying Discounts?
        What is a Contract (BL/DST)?
        What is a Promotion?
        What is Amalgamated Pricing?
        What Is the Default Pricing Hierarchy?
        What is Location-Based Pricing?
        How Do I Price Using Multiple Unit of Measure Pricing?
        What Is a Broken Case Charge (BL/DST)?
        What Is a Sell Price Unit of Measure?
        What is a Pricing Worksheet?
        What Is "What if" Pricing?
        How Do I Price Using Multiple Currencies?
        What Is a Price Book?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Price Bases
        Defining Price Lists
        Defining a Contract
        Defining a Promotion
        Creating and Printing Price Books
        Performing a Price Inquiry
        Using Pricing Worksheets
        Setting Up Discount Codes
    Creating Invoices and Credit Memos
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are the Sources of Invoices?
        How Are Shipment-Related Invoices Created?
        What Is a Billing Adjustment?
        What Changes Are Allowed to Unreleased and Released Invoices?
        How Are Down Payments Processed in Billing?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Invoices and Credit Memos
        Maintaining Unreleased Invoices and Credit Memos
        Maintaining Released Invoices and Credit Memos
        Performing a Billing Adjustment
    Creating Recurring Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Recurring Invoice?
        What Do I Need to Set Up to Run Recurring Invoices?
        What Is a Master Recurring Invoice?
        What Is a Customer Recurring Invoice?
        How Is the Zero-After Option Used?
        What Is Meant by "Controlling" a Recurring Charge Entry?
        How Do I Control Frequency of Recurring Invoices?
        How Is the Billing Frequency Calculated in the Billing Application?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Master Recurring Invoice
        Defining Customer Recurring Invoices
        Managing Quantities on Zero-After Line Items for Each Period
        Assigning Responsibility for Updating Item Quantities
        Assigning Responsibility for Updating Add-On Charges
    Printing and Updating Invoices and Credit Memos
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Makes an Invoice Eligible for Printing?
        What Happens When I Print Invoices and Credit Memos?
        How Do I Update Subsystems with Invoice Information?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Editing Invoices Before Printing
        Printing Invoices and Credit Memos
        Updating Invoices and Credit Memos
    Closing the Billing Period
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Often Do I Need to Close the Billing Period?
        What are my Options when Closing the Billing Period?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Closing the Billing Period
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What Is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes and Elements
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Customer
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Electronic Payment Overview
      Concepts in this Appendix
        What Is Electronic Payment Processing?
        What Is Authorization?
        When Is Authorization Attempted?
        What Happens if Authorization Fails?
        Can I Batch Release Electronic Payment Orders?
        Does Authorization Only Take Place on Sales Orders?
        Can I Use EP Processing for Ship Immediate Orders?
        What Is Settlement?
        What Happens if Settlement Fails?
        How Do I Release Electronic Payment Invoices?
        Can I Choose Not to Perform Authorization and Settlement?
        How Does Accounting Differ for EP Transaction Accounts?
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Billing and Revenue User Guide
    Overview of Billing and Revenue Management
      Billing and Revenue Management Process Flow
        Application Setup
        Billing and Revenue Management: A Big Picture
      How Billing and Revenue Management Interfaces With Other Applications
    Setting Up Structures: Overview
      Application Setup Overview
        Project Accounting Setup Overview
        Project Accounting Setup
        Billing and Revenue Management Structure Setup
        Creating Attachments in Billing and Revenue Management
    Setting Up Activity Groups
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is an Activity Group?
        What Is a Calendar?
        What are Activity Group Levels?
        What Are Account Edits?
        What Are Accounting Unit Balances?
        What Are Resource Balances?
        How are Currencies Used in Project Accounting and Billing and Revenue Management?
        Using Setup Templates for Activity Groups and Activities
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Calendar
        Defining an Activity Group
        Defining Activity Group Templates
    Setting Up Activities
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is an Activity?
        What Is an Activity Status Code?
        What is a Level Address?
        What Is Period of Performance?
        How Can I Include Multiple Activities on One Invoice?
        How Can I Include Activities From Multiple Contracts on One Invoice?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Activity Status Codes
        Defining an Invoice Group
        Defining an Activity
        Defining Activity Templates
        Defining an Activity with a Template
        Defining Multiple Activities
        Assigning a Location to an Activity
        Defining Period of Performance
        Defining a Period of Performance Template
    Setting Up Account Categories
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Account Categories?
        What Are Summary Account Categories?
        What are Detail Account Categories?
        What Is an Account Category Structure?
        What Are Considerations for Assigning Account Categories?
        What Are General Ledger Account Assignments?
        What Is the Error Suspense Account Category?
        What Are Account Category Groups?
        What Are General Ledger Codes?
        What are Contract Category Groups?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Account Categories
        Defining an Account Category Structure
        Overriding Account Category Assignments
        Assigning General Ledger Accounts
        Defining Account Category Groups
        Defining Contract Category Groups
        Defining General Ledger Codes
    Setting Up Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
        What is an Attribute Template?
        What is an Attribute View?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Activity
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Activity Group
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Account Category
        Defining Attribute Templates
        Defining an Attribute Value Effective Date Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Defining an Attribute View
        Interfacing Activity Attributes
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Setting Up Transaction Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Transaction Attribute?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Transaction Attribute
    Setting Up Resources
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Resource?
        When Do I Need to Assign Resources?
        What are Resource Rates?
        What are Roles?
        How Does General Ledger Information Default in Project Accounting Transactions?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Procedure Relationship: Setting Up Resources
        Defining Resource Codes
        Defining Units of Measure
        Defining Roles
        Defining Resource Rates
        Assigning Resources to Activities
        Defining Resource Rates by Activity
        Interfacing Resource Assignments
    Setting Up Customer Templates
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Using Setup Templates for Customers
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Customer Templates
    Setting Up Burdens
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Burdens?
        What is a Source Transaction?
        What is a Burden Code?
        What are Burden Pools?
        What is a Burden Transaction?
        Summary of Burden Processing
        What are Burden Offset Entries?
        How Do Burden Steps Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Burden Code
        Defining a Burden Type
        Defining Burden Pool Drivers
        Defining a Burden Rate
        Assigning Burden Codes
        Recalculating Burdens
        Recalculating Burdens After a Structure Change
    Setting Up Revenue Recognition
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Cost Plus Revenue Recognition?
        What is Accrual Revenue Recognition?
        What is Percentage of Completion Revenue Recognition?
        What is Milestone Revenue Recognition?
        What is User-Defined Revenue Recognition?
    Setting Up Contracts
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a GL Code?
        What is a Journal Code?
        Why Set Up Customer Invoice Options?
        What are Contract Parameters?
        How Do I Use Multiple Currencies?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a GL Code
        Defining a Journal Code
        Defining Service Locations
        Defining Jurisdiction Codes
        Defining Customer Invoice Options
        Defining Contract Parameters
        Defining Activity Milestones
        Overriding Posting Accounts for Account Categories
        Defining Attribute Values for Contracts
        Defining Additional Contacts for Contracts
        Modifying Additional Information for a Contract
        Entering a Contract Change Order
    Setting Up Billing
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Billing Methods are Available?
        Where do I Set Up Billing Methods?
        What are Billing Parameters?
        What is Cost Plus Billing?
        How is Billing Category Assignment Used With Cost Plus Billing?
        What is Pass Thru Billing?
        What is Time and Materials Billing?
        How are Labor Billing Rates Defined for Time and Materials?
        What is Milestone Billing?
        What is Units of Production Billing?
        What is User-Defined Billing?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Completing Prerequisite Setup for Billing
        Defining Billing Parameters and Detail
        Assigning a Billing Category
        Defining a Resource Rate
        Defining a Billing Category Rate Table
        Defining Activity Milestones
        Defining a Units of Production Rate Table
        Creating a Billing Routine in User-Defined Library
    Setting Up Ceilings
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Ceiling?
        What is a Tolerance?
        At What Levels Can Ceilings Be Set?
        How are Ceilings used in Billing?
        How are Ceilings used in Revenue Recognition?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Ceiling and Tolerance at the Contract Level
        Defining a Ceiling and Tolerance at the Activity Level
        Defining a Ceiling and Tolerance at the Account Category Level
        Defining a Ceiling and Tolerance at the Billing Category Level
    Setting Up Fees
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Fees?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Fee Codes
        Assigning a Fee to a Contract
        Defining Fee Billing Retention
    Setting Up Retainers
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Retainer?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Retainer
    Setting Up Retention
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Bill Retention?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Retention
    Processing Billing
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Where is Billing Calculated?
        What Happens When I Run Invoice Calculation or Single Invoice Calculation?
        Using Single Invoice Calculation
        Transferring Unbilled Transactions To a Different Activity and Account Category
        What Options are Available for Editing Calculated Billing Amounts?
        How Can Invoice Edit be Used to Adjust an Invoice?
        What is an Invoice with Prorated Adjustments?
        Calculation of Prorated Adjustments
        Maintaining Individual Invoices Through Invoice Control
        What Happens When I Cancel an Invoice?
        How Do I Back Out Billing and Revenue Transactions?
        How Can I Purge Invoices?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Posting Transactions
        Changing Manual Milestone Status
        Calculating Percent Complete
        Transferring Transactions to a Different Activity
        Calculating Invoice Amounts
        Calculating Invoice Amounts for a Single Customer
        Creating an Invoice
        Editing an Invoice
        Editing an Invoice to Prorate Adjustments
        Viewing and Deleting Invoices with Prorated Adjustments
        Releasing Unbilled Retention Amounts
        Putting Transactions on Hold
        Adjusting Billing Amounts At the Transaction Level
        Processing Individual Invoices
        Recalculating Billing and Revenue Amounts After Posting
        Backing Out Billing and Revenue Transactions
        Purging Invoices
        Interfacing Records to Accounts Receivable
    Processing Revenue
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Revenue Recognition?
        What Happens During Revenue Processing?
        What is Revenue Realization?
        What Options are Available for Editing Calculated Revenue Amounts?
        How Do I Adjust Revenue Amounts?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Changing Activity Status
        Posting Transactions
        Posting Accounting Unit Balances
        Calculating Contract Percent Complete
        Calculating Contract Percent Complete for Multiple Activities
        Calculating Revenue
        Putting Transactions on Hold
        Updating Revenue with Revenue Realization
        Adjusting Revenue Amounts At the Transaction Level
        Making Contract Level Adjustments
        Adjusting Revenue Amounts
    Product Contract Billing and Revenue
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Product and Maintenance Billing and Revenue?
        What is a Product List?
        What is a Product Contract?
        Billing Tax Amounts
        What is Deferred Revenue?
        Interfacing Product Contracts
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Product List
        Defining Product Contract Parameters
        Defining a Location
        Defining a Contract Status
        Defining Comment Types
        Defining a Product Contract
        Defining a Deferred Revenue Schedule
        Defining Product Billing Milestones
        Defining Cost of Goods Sold Information for a Product Contract
        Defining Product Tax Relationships
        Calculating Product Invoice Amounts
        Adjusting Revenue Amounts Before Revenue Recognition
        Calculating Product Contract Revenue
        Cancelling a Product Invoice
        How Do I Interface Product Contracts?
    Product Maintenance Billing and Revenue
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Maintenance Schedule?
        How Do I Renew a Maintenance Schedule?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Customer Renew Date
        Defining a Maintenance Schedule
        Defining Product Accounts
        Defining a Maintenance Revenue Schedule
        Generating Pro Forma Maintenance Invoices
        Calculating Maintenance Invoice Amounts
        Calculating Maintenance Revenue
        Cancelling a Maintenance Invoice
        Renewing a Product Maintenance Schedule
        Renewing Multiple Product Maintenance Schedules
        Renewing Maintenance Schedules Using a Batch Program
    Accessing Data Online
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Drill Around Feature?
        What is Online Analysis?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Selecting Data for Balance Inquiries
        Viewing Activity Balances
        Viewing Account Category Balances
        Analyzing Transactions - Billable Amounts
        Analyzing Transactions
        Viewing Contract Modifications
    Accessing Data Reports
      Profit and Loss Statement (AC473)
      Billing Listing (BR200)
      Retainer Listing (BR202)
      Billing Rate Listing (BR203)
      Burden Billing Rate Listing (BR204)
      Milestone Listing (BR205)
      Invoice Group Listing (BR206)
      Reason Code Listing (BR208)
      Jurisdiction Code Listing (BR209)
      Contract Listing (BR210)
      Activity Customer Listing (BR211)
      Contract Modification Listing (BR212)
      Fee Code Listing (BR215)
      Service Location Listing (BR216)
      Bill To Group Listing (BR217)
      Invoice Audit Listing (BR220)
      Contract Status Listing (BR230)
      Invoice Control Listing (BR245)
      Product List Listing (BR250)
      Product Contract Listing (BR251)
      Maintenance Schedule Listing (BR252)
      Deferred Revenue Listing (BR253)
      Product Milestone Listing (BR254)
      Percent of Completion Report (BR265)
      Invoice History (BR400)
      Milestone Analysis (BR405)
      Billing Invoice Report (BR420)
      Contract Change Order History Report (BR422)
      Revenue History (BR430)
      Activity Aging (BR450)
      Fee Code Recalculation (BR515)
      Fee Code Rebuild (BR516)
      Billing Import (BR521)
      Revenue Import (BR530)
      Applied Balance Rebuild (BR580)
    Billing and Revenue Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      Billing and Revenue Audit Analysis (BR88.1)
      Contract Audit Report (BR288)
      Contract Audit Analysis Purge (BR305)
    Journal Entries
      Bill in Advance of Revenue Recognition
      Recognize Revenue in Advance of Billing With Pass Thru
      Billing and Revenue Recognition With Retainers
      Billing and Revenue Recognition With Retention
      Recognize Revenue in Excess of Billings
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Budget Architect User Guide
    Considerations Before Setup
      Overview of Budget Architect
      Budget Architect Startup
    Creating Budget Metadata
      Defining the Budget
      Setting Up the Budget Report Repositories
      Creating the Budget Dimensions
      Defining Dimension Selection Criteria
      Defining Dimension Attributes (Optional)
      Adding Attribute Dimension Column Headings (Conditional)
      Renaming the Dimension Report Files (Optional)
      Updating Budget Dimensions
      Transferring the Files from the Server
      Importing Metadata
    Importing Budget Line ItemData
      Defining Report Column Templates
      Defining Fixed Column Values (Optional)
      Creating Line Item Import Report Definitions
      Selecting Line Items
      Renaming Line Item Import Report Files (Optional)
      Creating the Line Item Import Data File
      Transferring Files from the Server
      Importing Line Item Report File
    Exporting Budgets to Lawson
      Exporting the Budget Line Item File
      Transferring the Files to the Server
      Defining the Report Column Templates
      Creating the Line Item Export Report Definition
      Renaming the Line Item Export Report Files
      Updating to the Business Management System
      Viewing General Ledger Budget Records
      Updating General Ledger Budgets
      Viewing Project Accounting Budget Records
      Updating Project Accounting Budgets
    Exporting Budgets to Data Marts
      Creating Data Mart Relationships
      Exporting the Line Item File
      Transferring the Files to the Server
      Defining Report Column Templates
      Creating the Line Item Export Report Definition
      Renaming Line Item Export Report Files
      Updating the Data Mart
    Maintenance
      Setting the Current Year and Period
      Setting Budget Security Maintenance
      Renaming Dimension Report Files
      Renaming Line Item Report Files
    Budget Dimension Attributes
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Currency User Guide
    Overview of Currency
      What is the Lawson Currency Application?
      Currency Process Flow
      How Currency Interfaces with Other Lawson Applications
      Navigating Currency
    Performing Basic Setup Tasks
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Should I Consider Before Setting Up Currency?
        What are Currency Codes?
        What is Base Currency?
        What are Report Currencies?
        What is Currency Exchange?
        What is a Currency Table?
        What is Currency Ledger?
        What is Automatic Balancing?
        What is a Balancing Account?
        What is a Currency Relationship?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Codes
        Defining a Currency Table
        Defining General Ledger Currency Options
        Defining Balancing Accounts
        Defining Currency Relationships
    Setting Up Currency Exchange
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Currency Exchange Rates?
        What is Currency Revaluation?
        What are Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts?
        How does Currency Exchange Work in Multi-Book Ledger?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Exchange Rates
        Defining Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts
        Defining Account Currency
        Defining Currency Revaluation
        Interfacing Exchange Rates
    Setting Up Triangulated Currencies
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is the European Monetary Union (EMU)
        What is Triangulation?
        What is Override Protection?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Relationships for Triangulation
        Defining Currency Exchange Rates for Triangulation
    Setting Up Currency Translation
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Currency Translation (Intercompany)?
        What is Report Currency Translation (Intracompany)?
        What is Budget Translation?
        How do I Select a Translation Method?
        What are Translation Rate Types?
        What are Translation Codes?
        What are Translation Rates?
        What is a Consolidation Company?
        How does Translation Work in Multi-Book Ledger?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Translation Codes
        Defining Currency Translation Rates
        Defining a Consolidation Company
        Defining Currency Translation Gain and Loss Accounts
        Creating Report Currency Beginning Balances
        Interfacing Translation Rates
    Performing Currency Exchange Processing
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Automatic Balancing?
        What are the Differences between General Ledger and Other Application Nonbase Journal Entries?
        Is it Possible to Modify Released Journal Entries?
        What are Report Currency Journal Entries?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Adding a Nonbase Currency Journal Entry
        Verifying Nonbase Currency Journal Entries
        Adding a Report Currency Journal Entry
        Releasing Nonbase Currency Journal Entries
        Posting Nonbase Currency Journal Entries
    Processing Period End Tasks
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How is Currency Revaluation Used?
        How are Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts Used?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Interfacing Non-General Ledger Application Entries and Closing Non-General Ledger Applications
        Revaluing Currency
        Translating Actual Amounts
        Translating Budgets
        Closing the Accounting Period or Year
        Deleting Historical Exchange and Translation Rates
        Purging a Report Currency
        Rebuilding Report Currency Balances
        Rebuilding Daily Report Currency Balances
    Reports and Analysis
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Listings, Online Analysis, and Reports
      Procedures in this Chapter
      Using Listings
        Listing Currency Codes
        Listing Currency Relationships
        Listing Translation Codes
        Listing Exchange Rates
        Listing Translation Rates
        Listing Interfaced Exchange Rates
        Listing Interfaced Translation Rates
      Using Online Analysis
        Inquiring on Transactions
        Inquiring on Period and Year-to-Date Balances
      Using Reports
        Running a Journal Edit Listing (GL240)
        Running a Period Transaction Listing (GL241)
        Running a General Ledger Report (GL290)
        Running a Trial Balance (GL291)
        Running a Balance Sheet (GL292)
        Running an Income Statement (GL293)
        Running a Currency Exposure Report (GL296)
        Running a Posting Sequence Number Report (GL297)
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      Concepts in this Chapter
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
      Lawson Financials (FIN) Data Mart
    Currency Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      Currency Audit Analysis
    World Currencies
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Cash Management User Guide
    Overview of Cash Management
      What is the Cash Management Application?
      Cash Management Process Flow
      How Cash Management Interfaces With Other Lawson Applications
      What Do I Need to Consider When Setting Up Cash Management?
    Setting Up Cash Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Bank?
        What is a Journal Book?
        What is a Cash Code?
        What is a Transaction Code?
        What is Stale Dating?
        What is Escheatment?
        What are Cross Border Payments?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Bank
        Defining Cash Codes (Bank Accounts)
        Adjusting Bank Account Balances
        Defining Cash Ledger Security
        Defining a Cash Code Group
        Defining Company - Cash Code Relationships
        Defining Bank Transaction Codes
        Defining Payment Formats
        Defining a Cash Code Journal Book
        Defining a Credit Line
        Defining Stale Dating and Escheatment Accounts
        Defining Payment Form Codes
        Defining Charge Codes
        Defining Payment Category
    Setting Up Bank Transfers and Cash Receipts
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Bank Transfer Table?
        When Should I Use Cash Receipt Process Levels?
        What is a Cash Receipt Category?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Bank Transfer Table
        Establishing Cash Deposit Process Levels
        Defining a Cash Receipt Category
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What Is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        What is a List?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What Is an Attribute Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Cash Code
        Defining an Attribute Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Cash Code Attributes
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Recording Bank Activity
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Transaction?
        What is a Fund Transfer?
        How Do I Void a Transaction or Fund Transfer?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Entering and Releasing a Bank Transaction
        Interfacing Bank Transactions
        Entering and Releasing Fund Transfers
        Entering and Releasing Cash Receipt Deposits
        Posting Bank Transactions
        Voiding Payments
        Voiding Bank Transactions
    Processing Payments Through Cash Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Payments Without an Accounts Payable Vendor?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Interfacing Payment Records
        Adding or Editing Payment Records
        Cancelling Payment Records
        Releasing Payment Records
    Defining a Positive Pay File
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Positive Pay?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Positive Pay File
    Processing Receipts and Returned Payments Through Cash Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Receipts Without an Accounts Receivable Customer?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Interfacing Receipts Records
        Adding or Editing Receipt Records
        Interfacing Returned Payment Records
        Adding or Editing Returned Payment Records
        Releasing Receipts Records
        Processing EFT and Credit Card Extracts
    Processing Stale Dated and Escheatment Accounts
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Processing Stale Date Accounts
        Processing Escheatment Accounts
        Reopening Stale Dated Transactions
    Reconciling Transactions and Bank Statements
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Bank Statement?
        What is a Reconciliation Statement?
        How are Bank Account Balances Updated?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Reconciling Transactions
        Adjusting Transactions
        Listing Bank Account History
        Adding a Bank Statement
        Processing Bank Statement Transactions
        Adding and Maintaining Reconciliation Statements
        Manually Reconciling using Reconciliation Statements
        Closing a Bank Statement
    Processing Period End
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Closing a Bank Period
        Closing a Company Period
        Deleting Transactions
    Accessing Cash Management Data
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is the Drill Around Feature?
        What is Online Analysis?
      Standard Reports
        Bank History Report (CB220)
        Bank Transaction Listing (CB221)
        Cash Position Reconciliation (CB222)
        Cash Account Activity (CB260)
        Stale Dating and Escheatment Report (CB286)
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
        Cash Management (CBDM) Data Mart
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Updating Transaction Bank Balances
        Updating Transaction Open Balances
        Updating Transaction Open Balances
        Inquiring on Transaction Balances
        Updating Previous Day Balances
    Cash Management Audits
      Setup and Cash Code Audits
    Cash Management Transactions
      Cash Management Transactions
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Franchise Management User Guide
    Overview of Franchise Management
      Franchiser/Franchisee Structure
      Cycle Management
      Franchise Management Process Flow
      How Franchise Management Integrates with Other Lawson Applications
      Setup Overview
      Using the Franchise Management Flowchart
    Set Up Franchise Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Calendar?
        How Do Multiple Calendars Affect Cycle Processing?
        When Do I Use a Sales Calendar?
        What Are Standard Charges?
        What Are Standard Contracts?
        What Are Customer Contracts?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Calendar ID
        Defining a Billing Calendar
        Defining a Sales Calendar
        Defining Company Options
        Defining a Sales Budget ID
        Defining a Company Budget Record
        Defining a Group Code
        Defining Standard Charges
        Defining Standard Contracts
        Defining Customer Contracts
        Defining Customer Contract Charges
        Maintaining Customer Contract Charges
    Overview: Franchise Business Cycle
      Business Cycle Flow
      Monitor Sales Results
      Create Actual Invoice Sales Entries
      Create Note Prepayments
      Create Customer Invoices
      Cycle Closing
    Record Sales Entries
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Sales Entries?
        What is Aggregate Sales Processing?
        What Are Requirements for Monitoring Sales Results?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Estimates
        Creating First-Time Sales Entries
        Recording Aggregate Sales
        Overriding Calculated Charges
    Bill Franchises
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Note Prepayments?
        What is Invoice Interface?
        When Should I Run the Invoice Interface Program?
        What Happens When I Close a Cycle?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Note Prepayments
        Updating Prepayments
        Creating Invoices
        Processing Period End
    Access Reports
      Open and Call In Estimates Report (FR200)
      Budgeted Sales Report (FR210)
      Sales Purge (FR300)
      Customer Note Balance (FR270)
      Outstanding Balances by Sales Representative (FR250)
      Charges by Sales Type (FR275)
      Sales Entry Report (FR225)
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  General Ledger Allocations User Guide
    Overview of Allocations
      Allocations Process Flow
      Using the Allocations Flowchart
    Setting Up Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Allocations?
        What Elements Does Each Allocation Contain?
        What Is The Basic Allocation Cycle?
    Defining Allocation Groups and Allocation Codes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Does an Allocation Group Do?
        What Does an Allocation Code Do?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Allocation Group
        Defining an Allocation Code
    Entering Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are The Posting Options?
        What Is a Source?
        What Is a Contra Account?
        Why Use Accounting Unit and Account Overrides?
        What Are The Different Types of Allocations?
        What Are The Different Ways To Allocate?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Entering Allocations: An Overview
        Defining New Allocations
        Entering Multiple Line Allocations
        Entering Single Line Allocations
    Entering Advanced Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Total Names Used for?
        What is the Data Dictionary?
        What is a Compute Statement?
        What is a Level Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Total Name
        Creating a Compute Statement
        Defining a Level Group
        Defining Computed Allocations
    Processing Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Allocation Controls Used for?
        What Happens When I Calculate Allocations?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Processing Allocations: An overview
        Releasing Allocations
        Marking Allocations as Historical
        Calculating Allocations
        Re-Allocating and Adjusting Allocations
        Interfacing Actual Type Allocations
        Interfacing Budget Type Allocations
        Closing the Allocation Period
        Backposting Allocations
    Reports and Listings
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Drill Around?
      Standard Reports
        Allocation Group Listing (CA200)
        Allocation Code Listing (CA205)
        Allocation Edit Listing (CA210)
        Allocation Control Listing (CA215)
        Allocation Comparison (CA240)
        Allocation Code Interface Listing (CA260)
        Allocation Ledger (CA290)
    Cost Allocation Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      Cost Allocation Audit Analysis
    Posting Options
      Allocation Posting Options
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  General Ledger Budgeting User Guide
    Overview of Budgeting
      Budgeting Process Flow
      How Budgeting Integrates With Other Lawson Applications
      What is a Budget?
      What Do I Need to Consider When Creating a Budget?
    Defining a Basic Budget
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Methods for Creating Budgets?
        What are Action Codes?
        What is a User Class?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a User Class
        Defining Budget Header Information
        Defining a Period Budget by Rate
        Defining a Period Budget by Amount
        Defining a Period Budget by Unit
        Defining a Budget by Account
        Defining a Budget by Accounting Unit
        Defining a Period Budget
    Setting Up Additional Features/Timesaving Tips
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Spread Code?
        What is a Global Factor?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Spread Codes
        Applying a Spread Code to a Budget
        Defining Global Factors
        Applying a Global Factor to a Budget
        Calculating Rate Budgets (Global Factors)
        Defining a Budget Adjustment Code
        Applying a Budget Adjustment Code
    Maintaining Budgets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Budget Versions?
        How Does Mass Budgeting Impact Budget Amounts?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Changing a Budget
        Copying a Budget
        Deleting a Budget
        Creating a Budget Template
        Creating a Budget From Actuals
        Transferring a Budget
        Consolidating a Budget
        Creating a Budget Version
    Setting Up Computed Budgets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Computed Budget?
        What is the Data Dictionary?
        What is a Total Name?
        What is a Compute Statement?
        What is Budget Control?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Compute Statement
        Defining a Total Name
        Attaching a Compute Statement to a Budget
        Calculating a Computed Budget
        Inquiring on Budgets Using Budget Control
    Processing Budget Journal Entries
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Double Entry Budget?
        What is a Budget Journal Entry?
        What Happens When I Release a Budget Journal Entry?
        What Happens When I Post a Budget Journal Entry?
        When Would I Back out a Budget Journal Entry?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Budget Journal Entry
        Releasing a Budget Journal Entry
        Posting a Budget Journal Entry
        Copying a Budget Journal Entry
        Maintaining a Budget Journal Entry
        Maintain an Interbudget Relationship
        Backing Out a Budget Journal Entry
        Deleting a Budget Journal Entry
    Converting Existing Budget Data
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Budget Conversion?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Interfacing Budgets
        Converting Budget Information
    Processing Commitments, Encumbrances, and Budget Edits
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Commitments?
        What Is Budget Editing?
        How do I Correct Budget Edit Errors?
        How Do Commitments and Budget Edits Work in Lawson General Ledger?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Assigning System Codes for Commitment Processing
        Defining Budget Edit Parameters
        Defining Budget Edit Parameters for Company
        Defining Budget Edit Parameters for Posting Accounts
        Defining Budget as Commitment Budget
        Defining Budget Edit Groups
        Inquiring on Commitments and Encumbrances
    Analyzing Budgets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Budget Analysis?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Inquiring on Budgets Using Budget Analysis
        Reporting on Budgets
    Standard Reports
      Budget Journal Edit Listing (FB240)
      Budget Adjustment Listing (FB242)
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  General Ledger User Guide
    Overview of General Ledger
      General Ledger Process Flow
      How General Ledger Interfaces With Other Lawson Applications
    Setting Up Currency
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Base Currency?
        What are Currency Codes?
        What Are Setup Requirements for Multiple Currencies?
        What are Currency Exchange Rates?
        What is Currency Revaluation?
        What is Currency Translation (Intercompany)?
        What is Report Currency Translation (Intracompany)?
        What are Translation Rate Types?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Translation Codes
        Defining a Consolidation Company
        Defining Currency Translation Gain and Loss Accounts
        Creating Report Currency Beginning Balances
    Defining a Chart of Accounts
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Chart of Accounts?
        What Is a Summary Account?
        What Is a Detail Account?
        What Is a System Account?
        What Is a Subaccount Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Chart of Accounts
        Defining a Commitment Accrual Account and Budget Edit Parameters
        Assigning Subaccounts With a Template
        Defining System Accounts
        Copying a Chart of Accounts
        Mapping a Chart of Accounts
        Mapping a Statutory Chart of Accounts
    Defining a Company
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a General Ledger Company?
        What Is a Level Size?
        What is an Address Code
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Company
        Adding an address code
        Copying a Company
    Defining Accounting Units
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is an Accounting Unit?
        What Is a Level Address?
        What Is an Accounting Unit Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Accounting Units
        Defining Accounting Units With a Template
        Changing Multiple Accounting Units
    Defining Posting Accounts
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Posting Account?
        What Is Dynamic Account Generation?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Posting Accounts Manually
        Defining Posting Accounts With Dynamic Account Generation
        Copying Posting Accounts
    Additional Company Considerations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Company Structure Recommendations
        When Are Multiple Companies Appropriate?
        What Are Alternatives to Multiple Companies?
        What Are Reporting Considerations for Multiple Companies?
        How Does General Ledger Setup Impact Subsystems?
    Defining Company Relationships
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Company Group?
        What Is an Intercompany Relationship?
        What Is a Zone?
        What Is a Default Zone?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Company Group
        Defining Intercompany Relationships
        Defining Zones and Interzone Relationships
    Defining Codes and Controls
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Source Code?
        What Is a System Code?
        What Are Interface Controls?
        What Are Closing Controls?
        What Is a Journal Hold Code?
        What Is a Reconciliation Code?
        What Is a Journal Book?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading System Codes and Source Codes
        Defining System Codes
        Defining Source Codes
        Defining System Controls
        Loading the Report Writer Data Dictionary
        Defining Journal Hold Codes
        Defining Reconciliation Codes
        Defining a Journal Book
    Defining Activities
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a General Ledger-Only Activity?
        What is an Activity Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining General Ledger-Only Activities
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What Is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
        What Is an Attribute Template?
        What is an Attribute View?
        What Is a Transaction Attribute?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes
        Defining Attributes
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Accounting Unit
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Account
        Defining Attribute Templates
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Defining an Attribute View
        Updating List Members
        Defining a Transaction Attribute
      Attribute Audits
        Setting Up Audit Tracking
        Attribute Element Audit Analysis Programs
    Processing Journal Entries
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Journal Entry?
        What Are Journal Entry Header and Detail Differences?
        What is Journal Entry Header Status
        What Happens When I Release a Journal Entry?
        How Are Transactions from Other Applications Posted?
        What Happens When I Post a Journal Entry?
        What Is Quick-Posting?
        Indicating Whether Postings Are to Be in Summary or Detail
        Summarization Rules
        Exceptions to the Summarization Rules
        What Is an Error Suspense Entry?
        What Is an Operator Code?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Journal Entry
        Releasing Journal Entries
        Maintaining Journal Entry Holds
        Posting Journal Entries
        Copying a Journal Entry
        Defining Journal Entry Comments
        Quick-Posting a Journal Entry
        Interfacing Allocations to General Ledger
    Processing Recurring Entries
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Recurring Journal Entry?
        Recurring Journal Entry Statuses
        What Happens When I Transfer Recurring Journal Entries?
        What Is a Split Distribution?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Recurring Journal Entry
        Editing Recurring Journal Entries
        Adding Amounts to Auto-Zeroing, Recurring Entries
        Releasing Recurring Journal Entries
        Transferring Recurring Journal Entries
        Closing the Recurring Journal System
        Copying a Recurring Journal Entry
        Creating a Split Distribution
    Closing a Period or Year-End
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Happens When I Close an Accounting Period?
        What Happens When I Close a Year?
        What Happens When I Update Income Statement Beginning Balances?
        What Happens When I Change a Fiscal Year or Period?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Preparing for Period Closing
        Running Standard Financial Reports
        Running Currency Reports
        Closing an Accounting Period
        Closing a Year
        Performing Optional Year-End Procedures
        Updating Income Statement Beginning Balance
        Changing the Fiscal Year or Period
    Transferring and Interfacing Data
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Considerations for Running General Ledger and Subsystems on Separate Application Servers
        Considerations for Running General Ledger on Multiple Application Servers
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Remote Site
        Transferring Remote Site Subsystem Transactions
        Transferring Balances and Transactions from Other Application Servers
        Interfacing Data Into General Ledger
    Maintaining Journal Entries
      Concepts in this Chapter
        When Would I Unpost a Journal Entry?
        What Is Backposting?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Moving a Journal Entry
        Unposting a Journal Entry
        Editing a Journal Entry
        Reversing a Journal Entry
        Backposting a Journal Entry
        Deleting a Journal Entry
        Unprocessing Recurring Journal Entries
        Deleting General Ledger History
        Filtering Journal Entries
    Maintaining Company Structure
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Company Information Can I Modify?
        What Happens When I Move an Accounting Unit?
        What Should I Consider When I Add a Company Level?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Maintaining a Company
        Deleting a Company
        Clearing Company Balances and Transactions
        Moving an Accounting Unit
        Adding a Level to the Company Structure
        Changing System Accounting Units
    Maintaining Accounts
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Renaming a Summary Account
        Moving a Summary Account
        Moving a Detail Account
        Changing or Deleting Detail Accounts
        Changing or Deleting Posting Accounts
        Comparing Two Charts of Accounts
    Accessing Information Online
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the Lawson Drill Around Feature?
        What is Online Analysis?
    Creating Customized Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Ledger Report?
        What Is a Transaction Writer Report?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Ledger Report
        Running a Ledger Report
        Creating a Transaction Writer Report
        Running a Transaction Writer Report
    Producing Consolidated Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Which Option Should I Select for Consolidated Reporting?
        What Is a Consolidation Company?
        What Are Report Currencies?
        What Are Company Groups, Level Groups, and Lists?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Consolidation Company for Reporting
        Consolidating Company Balances
        Defining Chart Maps for Consolidated Reporting
        Consolidating Chart-Mapped Company Balances
    Standard Reports
      Chart of Accounts Listing (GL200)
      Accounting Unit Listing (GL220)
      Posting Accounts Listing (GL221)
      Journal Edit Listing (GL240)
      Daily Transaction Listing (GL243)
      Journal Control Report (GL245)
      Ledger Report Listing (GL250)
      Transaction Writer Listing (GL255)
      Transaction Writer Report (GL256)
      Recurring Journal Edit Listing (GL270)
      Recurring Journal Control Report (GL275)
      Manual Commitment Entry Report (GL276)
      General Ledger Report (GL290)
      Trial Balance (GL291)
      Balance Sheet (GL292)
      Income Statement (GL293)
      Projection by Level (GL294)
      Projection by Account (GL295)
      Journal Book Report (JB240)
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
      Lawson Financials (FIN) Data Mart
      Daily Reporting (FND) Data Mart
    General Ledger Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      General Ledger Audit Analysis
    Gaming Setup
      Overview of Gaming Setup
      Setting Up Prerequisites
      Setting Up Chart of Accounts and Organization Hierarchy
      Setting Up Company and Chart of Accounts
      Interfacing Accounting Units
      Interfacing Divisions and Departments
      Assigning Posting Accounts to Departments
    General Ledger Key Files and Process Flow
      General Ledger Process Flow and Key Files
    Security Overview
      Program Security
      Data Security
      Second Level Security Checks
    Commitments, Encumbrances, and Budget Edits
      Concepts in this Appendix
        What Are Commitments?
        What Is Budget Editing?
        How Do Commitments and Budget Edits Work in Lawson General Ledger?
        How Are Commitments and Encumbrances Updated?
        What are the Encumbrance Methods
        What is Encumbrance Reporting and Analysis
      Procedures in this Appendix
        Assigning System Codes for Commitment Processing
        Defining Budget Edit Parameters for Company
        Defining Budget Edit Parameters for Posting Accounts
        Correcting Budget Edit Errors
        Creating and Changing Manual Commitment Entries
        Copying a Manual Commitment Entry
        Inquiring on Commitments and Encumbrances
        Rolling Encumbrances and Commitment Records Forward to Another Period
        Processing Year End Encumbrances for the Budget Actual Method
        Accruing Commitments and Encumbrances at Year End
        Updating Next Year Commitment Budget at Year End
        Tracking Historical Commitment Information
    Using Average Daily Balance
      Concepts in this Appendix
        What Is an Average Daily Balance Company?
        How Is Average Daily Balance Calculated?
        What Is Cost of Funds?
      Procedures in this Appendix
        Defining New Average Daily Balance Accounts
        Defining an Average Daily Balance Company
        Defining Existing Accounts as Average Daily Balance Accounts
        Defining Cost of Funds Accounts
        Using Average Daily Balance and Cost of Funds Processing
        Creating an Average Daily Balance or Cost of Funds Report
        Running an Average Daily Balance or Cost of Funds Report
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Grant Management User Guide
    Overview of Grant Management
      What Is the Grant Management Application?
      How Grant Management Integrates with Other Lawson Applications
      Grant Management Process Flow
    Setting Up Grant Activities
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Why is Activity Structure Important to Grant Management?
        What Factors Impact Project Accounting Structures for Grant Management?
        What Other Project Accounting Setup Should I Consider for Grant Management?
        How Can I Handle Fringe Costs?
        How Are F&A Encumbrances Handled?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Account Categories
        Defining an Account Category Structure
        Defining an Activity Group
        Defining an Activity
        Overriding Account Category Assignments
        Defining Period of Performance
        Defining a Period of Performance Template
    Defining Burdens for Grant Activities
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Burdens?
        What is a Source Transaction?
        What is a Burden Code?
        What are Burden Pools?
        What is a Burden Transaction?
        Summary of Burden Processing
        What are Burden Types?
        What are Burden Offset Entries?
        How Do Burden Steps Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Burden Code
        Defining a Burden Type
        Defining Burden Pool Drivers
        Defining a Burden Rate
        Assigning Burden Codes
        Recalculating Burdens
    Defining Budgets for Grant Activities
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Budget?
        What Are Methods for Defining Budgets?
        What Are Budget Edits?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Activity Budget Headers
        Defining Activity Annual Budgets
        Defining Activity Period Budgets
        Defining Activity Budgets by Activity
        Defining Activity Budgets by Account Category
        Defining Budget Edits
    Setting Up Contract Activities for Grants
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Accounts Receivable Setup is Required for Grant Management?
        What Billing and Revenue Management Setup Should I Consider for Grant Management?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Contract Parameters
        Defining Customer Invoice Options
        Defining Billing Parameters and Detail
    Setting Up an Award in Grant Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Grant Management Codes?
        Can I Upload Award Information to Grant Management from a Pre-Award System?
        What are Award Deliverables?
        What Is Cost Sharing?
        What Is the Impact of Reorganization on Cost Share Records?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Grant Management Codes
        Defining Institution Profile and Location
        Setting Up an Award
        Defining Award Personnel
        Defining Award Subcontractors
        Setting Up Award Protocols
        Setting Up Cost Sharing
        Setting Up Program Income
        Setting Up Award Deliverables
        Changing an Award
    Setting Up Labor Distribution and Salary Encumbrance
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Labor Distribution?
        What Are Salary Encumbrances?
        What Are Fringe Encumbrances?
        What Setup is Required in Lawson Human Resources for Labor Distribution and Salary Encumbrances?
        What Are Labor Distribution Templates?
        What Is a Salary Cap Schedule?
        How Does Grant Management Handle Salary Cap Violations?
        What Happens When I Release Labor Distribution Lines?
        How Do I Approve Labor Distribution Templates?
        What Happens When I Approve Labor Distribution Lines?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Salary Cap Schedule
        Defining Labor Distribution Templates
        Importing Labor Distribution Templates from a Non-Lawson Source
        Copying Labor Distribution Templates
        Approving Labor Distribution Lines Immediately
        Approving Multiple Labor Distribution Template Lines at Once
        Approving Labor Distribution Templates by Employee or Activity
        Approving Labor Distribution Template Lines with Infor Process Automation
        Setting Up Infor Process Automation for Labor Distribution Lines Approvals
    Processing Salary Encumbrances
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Happens When I Run Salary Encumbrance Processing (GM110)?
        How Often Should I Process Salary Encumbrances?
        How Does Grant Management Work With Future Changes to Employee Pay and Distributions?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Processing Salary Encumbrances
        Troubleshooting Salary Encumbrance Processing (GM110)
        Removing Outstanding Salary and Fringe Encumbrances
    Processing Labor Distribution with Lawson Payroll
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Does Labor Distribution Processing Do?
        What Makes an Employee Eligible for Labor Distribution Processing?
        How Do Labor Distribution Templates Work With Time Records?
        How Do I Use the Labor Distribution Detail Report?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Set up Company Control
        Processing Labor Distribution With Lawson Payroll
    Overview of Non-Lawson Payroll Transaction Import
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the Non-Lawson Payroll Transaction Import?
        What Happens When I Process Imported Records?
        How Are Imported Records Validated?
        How Does Labor Distribution Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Processing the Non-Lawson Payroll Transaction Import
    Processing Labor Distribution with Non-Lawson Payroll
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Do I Set Up My Lawson Applications for Non-Lawson Payroll?
        How Do I Populate the Import File for Non-Lawson Payroll?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Labor Processing Overview—Non-Lawson Payroll
        Creating and Maintaining Employee Data in Lawson
    Processing Labor Distribution for Affiliate Employees
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Affiliate Employees and Organizations?
        How Do I Set Up My Lawson Applications for Affiliate Employees?
        How Do I Populate the Import File for Affiliate Employees?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Labor Processing Overview—Affiliate Employees
        Creating and Maintaining Employee Data for Affiliate Employees in Lawson
        Remitting and Reconciling Affiliate Employee Costs
    Effort Reporting and Certification
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Effort?
        How Are Effort Transactions Created?
        What Is Effort Reporting and Certification?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Processing Effort
        Running the Effort Report
        Adjusting a Planned Effort or Salary Percentage
        Updating Actual Effort for an Employee
        Certifying Effort
        Setting Up Infor Process Automation for Certifying Effort
        Setting Up Infor Process Automation to Notify Certifiers of Effort Variances
    Setting Up Labor Cost Transfers
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Labor Cost Transfers?
        How Do I Set Up Labor Cost Transfer Templates?
        How Do I Approve Labor Cost Transfer Templates?
        Should I Use Labor Cost Transfers for Retroactive Pay?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Labor Cost Transfer Templates
        Generating Labor Cost Transfer Templates Automatically
        Approving Labor Cost Transfer Template Lines Immediately
        Changing Multiple Labor Cost Transfer Templates at Once
        Approving Labor Cost Transfer Templates
        Approving Labor Cost Transfer Template Lines with Infor Process Automation
        Setting Up Infor Process Automation for Labor Cost Transfer Approvals
    Processing Labor Cost Transfers
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Happens During Labor Cost Transfer Processing?
        How Do Labor Cost Transfers Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Processing Labor Cost Transfer Distributions
    Setting Up and Processing Procurement
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Does Grant Management Work with Lawson Procurement?
        What are Requisition Approval Types?
        What Accounts Payable Setup Should I Consider for Grant Management?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Requisitions for Equipment and Supplies
        Approving Requisitions Manually
        Creating Purchase Orders from Order Requests
        Creating Subcontractor Purchase Orders
        Approving Subcontractor Purchase Orders
    Processing Accounts Payable
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Does Grant Management Work with the Lawson Accounts Payable Cycle?
        Can I Exclude Unpaid Accounts Payable Invoices from Grant Draws?
        What Are Accounts Payable Cost Transfers?
        How Can I Use Asset Management with Grants?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Updating Paid Invoice Activity Status
        Entering and Processing Cost Transfers in Accounts Payable
    Processing Manual Commitments
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Do I Use Manual Commitments for Grants?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Manual Commitments
        Purging Manual Commitments
    Processing Billing and Revenue Management and Accounts Receivable
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Does Grant Management Work with the Lawson Billing Cycle?
        How Does Grant Management Work with the Lawson Revenue Cycle?
        How Does Billing and Revenue Management Handle Unpaid Transactions in Grant Management?
        What Are the Methods For Applying Cash with Grant Management?
        How Can I Process Billing and Apply Cash by Letter of Credit?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Calculating Invoice Amounts
        Creating an Invoice
        Creating a Cash Batch
        Entering, Applying, and Releasing Cash
        Putting Transactions on Hold
        Calculating Revenue
    Reports and Listings
      Grant Management Listings
        Institution Listing (GM200)
        Award Listing (GM201)
        Code Listing (GM202)
        Award Protocol Alert Report (GM203)
        Award Deliverables Alert Report (GM204)
        Salary Cap Schedule Listing (GM205)
        Labor Distribution Listing (GM210)
        Approved Template Exceptions (GM211)
        Labor Cost Transfer Template Listing (GM212)
      Grant Management Reports
        Effort Exception Report (GM265)
        Award Summary Report (GM400)
        Award Close (GM401)
        Labor Distribution Expiration Report (GM410)
        Labor Distribution Status History Report (GM411)
        Salary Cap Alert Report (GM412)
        Effort Variance Report (GM465)
        Effort Comparison Report (GM467)
        Salary Cap Analysis Report (GM468)
      Federal Compliance Reports
        Financial Status Report (GM269)
        Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards (GM270)
        Federal Cash Transaction Report (GM272)
      Other Application Reports
        Other Application Reports
    Closing an Award
      Closing an Award
    Maintaining Grants Activities
      Grant Management Maintenance
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Grant Management Billing User Guide
    Overview of Grant Management Billing
      What is Grant Billing?
      Grant Billing Features
      How Grant Management Integrates with Other Lawson Applications
      Grant Billing Process Flow
      Reporting and Analysis
    Setting Up Grant Projects
      Why is Activity Structure Important to Grant Management?
      What Factors Impact Project Accounting Structures for Grant Management?
      What Are Considerations for Assigning Account Categories?
      Override Account Categories
      What Accounts Receivable Setup is Required for Grant Management Billing?
      Define Your Revenue Recognition Method
    Setting Up Grant Billing
      Defining Funding Source Codes (GM06.1)
      Defining Pay Request Cost Classification Codes (GM07.1)
      Defining Cost Classification Templates (GM07.2)
      Defining Cost Classification Account Category Relationships (GM07.3)
      Defining Pay Request Format (GM14.1)
      Defining Grants or Other External Funding Sources (GM15)
      Defining Grant Budgets (GM15.2)
      Defining Grant Deliverable Codes (GM02.1)
      Defining Deliverables (GM15.3)
      Defining Internal or Non-Grant Funding Source (GM16.1)
      Defining Multi-Funded Contracts (GM20.1)
      Defining Grant Eligible Activities (GM20.2)
      Defining Grant Eligible Account Categories (GM20.4)
    Converting Transaction History and Update Balance Amounts
      Convert Non-Lawson Grant Project Transaction History (AC540)
      Update Contract Funding Balance Amounts (GM54.1)
      Update Contract Invoice Amounts (GM54.2)
    Grant Billing Processing
      Allocating Expenditures (GM120)
      Creating Request for Reimbursements (GM121)
      Contract Funding Report (GM220)
      Managing Project Funding
      Adding Adjustment Reason Codes (GM02.1)
      Contract Fund Adjustment (GM40.1)
      Contract Fund Transfer (GM40.2)
      Expenditure Allocation Backout (GM21.1)
    Accounts Receivable Cash Applications
      Creating a Cash Batch
      Entering and Applying Cash for Grant Billing Contracts
      Reviewing and Processing Applications
      Releasing a Batch
      How Can I Process Billing and Apply Cash by Letter of Credit
      Entering and Applying Cash for Activity-Based Transactions
      Grant Prepayments
        Grant Prepayments Flowchart
        Grant Prepayments Overview
        Entering the Contract/Grant Pre-Payment
        Applying Grant Prepayments
    Reporting and Analysis
      Grant Pay Requests and Receipts (GM15.4)
      Grant Project Funding (GM15.5)
      Grant Pay Requests and Receipts (GM15.6)
      Grant Match Requests (GM15.7)
      Non-Grant Fund Funding By Contract (GM16.2)
      Non-Grant Funding (GM16.3)
      Contract Pay Requests & Receipts (GM20.5)
      GM Code Listing (GM202)
      Contract Funding Report (GM220)
      Grant Schedule of Expenditures (GM275)
      Expenditure Allocation Listing (GM290)
      Contract Activity Analysis (GM295)
      Grant Summary Report (GM415)
      Other Application Reports
    Capitalizing Assets Funded by Grants
      Activity Management Asset Interface
      Capitalizing Assets Funded by Grants
    Setting Up and Processing Procurement
      How Does Grant Management Work with Lawson Procurement?
      What are Requisition Approval Types?
      What Accounts Payable Setup Should I Consider for Grant Management?
      Creating Requisitions for Equipment and Supplies
      Approving Requisitions Manually
      Creating Purchase Orders from Order Requests
      Creating Subcontractor Purchase Orders
      Approving Subcontractor Purchase Orders
    Processing Accounts Payable
      How Does Grant Management Work with the Lawson Accounts Payable Cycle?
      Can I Exclude Unpaid Accounts Payable Invoices from Grant Draws?
      What Are Accounts Payable Cost Transfers?
      Updating Paid Invoice Activity Status
      Entering and Processing Cost Transfers in Accounts Payable
    Processing Manual Commitments
      How Do I Use Manual Commitments for Grants?
      Defining Manual Commitments
      Purging Manual Commitments
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
        What is an Attribute Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Grant
        Defining Attribute Templates
        Defining an Attribute Value Effective Date Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
    Typical Questions
      What processing flags must be set on the Activity Status code to enable Grant Billing?
      How do I convert billed transaction history and grant project funding amounts for Multi-Funded Contracts?
      How do I customize invoice formats?
      How often is Grant Expenditure Allocation (GM120) run?
      What edits are performed on GM15 Grant dates?
      How often is Request for Reimbursement (GM121) run?
      Can more than one open pay request exist for a Contract/Grant at a time?
      How does Activity Transaction Interface (AC540) update the billable fields on cost transaction records (ACTRANS) when the Billed Flag on AC540 is set to Yes?
      How does Activity Posting (AC190) update the billable fields on cost transaction records (ACTRANS) for Multi-Funded Contracts?
      How does Grant Expenditure Allocation (GM120) update the billable fields on the cost transaction records (ACTRANS) when run in update mode?
      How is revenue recognized for Grant Billing for Multi-Funded Contracts?
      If the match reimburses 50% of grant eligible expenditures and reimburses 100% of grant ineligible expenditures, what percentage do I enter in the fund percent field for the match on GM20?
      How does the Grant Management billing approach differ from the Billing and Revenue Management billing approach?
      How do I add comments or external information to grants and grant sponsored projects?
      What Grant Billing forms are enabled for comment attachments?
      How are comment attachments stored?
      What is a CFDA Number?
      When I run Grant Expenditure Allocation (GM120) project expenditure transactions are not allocated to project funding?
      How do I define ineligible or non-billable costs for grant sponsored activities?
      How does the new budget edit "contract funding" work?
      How can I put a contract on hold for billing?
      How do I determine the Multi-Funded Contract in AR on open items?
      Does Multi-Funded Contracts accommodate multiple currencies?
      What are the source codes for Grant Billing?
      How can I put transactions on hold for billing?
      How can I correct an incorrect setup, specifically Activity and Account Category billable flags, once Activity Posting (AC190) has been run?
      How can I make adjustments to deferred revenue or revenue clearing account entries?
      How do you record donated items as revenue so they are included on the GM415 report?
    Multi-Funded Contracts Setup and Calculation
      Scenario 1: Grant requires a match. Non-grant fund match. Match does not reimburse grant ineligible expenditures.
      Scenario 2: Grant requires a match. Non-grant fund match. Match reimburses grant ineligible expenditures.
      Scenario 3: Grant requires a match. Match is another grant or loan.
      Scenario 4: Grant requires a match. Multiple grants with multiple allocations.
    Data Files to Use with Lawson Add-ins
      What can I do with Lawson Add-ins
      Grant Management Billing Data Files
    Journal Entries
      Accrual Revenue Recognition Journal Entries
        Appropriate Funds - GL Journal Entries
        Request for Reimbursement - Recognize Revenue when Invoice
        Receive and Apply Cash - AR Journal Entries
      Modified Revenue Recognition Journal Entries
        Appropriate Funds - GL Journal Entries
        Request for Reimbursement - Recognize Revenue when Invoice
        Receive and Apply Cash - AR Journal Entries
    Infor Smart Office (ISO) Mashups
      What is a Mashup?
      Multi-Funded Project Workbench Mashup
      Multi-Funded Project Space Mashup
    Glossary
      List of Terms
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Invoice Matching User Guide
    Overview of Invoice Matching
      Invoice Matching Process
      How Invoice Matching Interfaces with Other Lawson Applications
    Planning for Invoice Matching Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is the Setup Hierarchy in Lawson?
        How does the Currency application affect Invoice Matching?
        How does the General Ledger application affect Invoice Matching?
        How does the Accounts Payable application affect Invoice Matching?
        How does the Inventory Control application affect Invoice Matching?
        How does the Purchase Order application affect Invoice Matching?
        What is Project Accounting?
        What is Asset Management?
        What is Strategic Ledger?
    Setting up Invoice Matching
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Structures do I Need to Set Up for Invoice Matching?
        What is a Match Pool?
        What are Match Elements?
        What is a Match Class?
        What are Match Rules and Rule Groups?
        What is a Match Level?
        What is a Match Type?
        What is Match Order?
        What is a Match Option?
        What are Matching Tolerances?
        What is a Match Table?
        What are Handling Codes?
        What are Reason Codes?
        What are Add-On Charges/Allowances?
        What are the Invoice Matching Application Defaulting Hierarchies?
        What is Match Reference Processing?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Match Elements
        Defining Element Values
        Defining Element Groups
        Defining Element Group Relations
        Defining a Match Class
        Defining Match Rules and Match Rule Groups
        Defining a Match Table
        Defining Handling Codes
        Defining a Match Company
        Defining Process Levels
        Defining Reason Codes
        Defining Add-On Charge/Allowance Codes
    Match Overview
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Purchase Order Related Invoices?
        What are Accounts Payable Invoices?
        When is an Invoice Ready for Payment?
        Entering and Matching Invoices Step-by-Step
    Entering Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is the Invoice Record Structure?
        What is a Terms Calculation?
        When is Line Item Detail Required?
        What are My Options for Entering Invoices?
        What are My Options for Entering an Add-on Charge/Allowance?
        What is the Invoice and Goods Amount?
        What is a Chargeback?
        What is Tax Out of Balance?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Entering an Invoice for an Invoice-Level Match
        Entering an Invoice for a Detail-Level Match
        Assigning an AOC to a Match Invoice
        Entering an AOC Only Invoice
        Entering a Service Only Invoice
        Entering a Match Invoice with both Goods and Services
        Entering a Drop Ship Invoice
        Entering an Invoice that has Tax
        Interfacing EDI Invoices
        Correcting Invoice Errors
        Creating ERS Invoices
        Interfacing Receipts
    Matching Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are the Possible Match Messages?
        What are my Options for Setting Up Auto Matching?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Performing an Online Match or Online Detail Match
        Performing Auto Matching
        Entering Match Prepaid Invoices
        Matching Prepaid Invoices to Receipts
    Reconciling Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Reconciliation?
        What is the Reconciliation Queue?
        What are Common Reasons for Reconciliation?
        What Happens When I Match?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Displaying Unmatched Invoices in the Reconciliation Queue
        Reconciling at the Invoice Level
        Reconciling at the Item Detail Level
        Reversing a Match
        Reversing PO Invoices
    Using Invoice Messaging
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Invoice Messaging Setup Requirements?
        What are the Types of Invoice Messages?
        What is the Invoice Messaging Process?
        What Actions can be Taken to Deal with Invoice Messages?
        How does an Invoice Message get Assigned to a Buyer/Authority Code?
        How does a Buyer/Authority Code know When there is an Invoice Message Waiting?
        What are Invoice Messaging Tolerances?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Invoice Message Process
        Reviewing the Message Queue
        Auditing the Message Queue
    Performing Additional Match Procedures
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Happens When I Write off or Archive a Receipt?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Adjusting Invoice Match Reference Numbers
        Adjusting Receipt Match Reference Numbers
        Approving Invoices
        Printing Chargebacks
        Creating Proof of Delivery Statements
        Archiving Receipts
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes and Elements
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Vendor
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Procurement Transaction Interface
      Processes that Create Transactions
      Transaction Source Codes
      Posting Programs
      Transaction Accounts
      Transaction Scenarios
        Match Invoice, Inventory, No Cost Discrepancy
        Match Invoice, Non-Inventory or Special Order, No Cost Discrepancy
        Invoice Match with Cost Variance, Inventory Items (without Chargeback, Invoice Matching company (MA01.1) PO Cost field is set to Yes)
        Detail Match with Cost Variance, Inventory Items (without Chargeback)
        Drop Ship, Non-Inventory
        Service Invoice
        Force Match, Invoice Detail Exceeds Receipt
        Invoice with No Receipts (write off match with no receipt at a later date)
        Invoice with No Receipts (write off match with no receipt immediately)
        Discount at Match
        Void Payment
    Reconciliation Scenarios
      Detail Match Scenarios
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Intrastat User Guide
    Setting Up Intrastat
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Intrastat Integrates with Other Lawson Applications
        What Criteria Must be Met to Process Intrastat Records?
        What is the Defaulting Hierarchy for Country Codes?
        What is the ICN Code?
        How do Nature of Transaction Codes Default?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining your Intrastat Calendar
        Defining Country Codes
        Defining Region Codes
        Defining ICN and UOM Codes
        Defining Port Codes
        Defining Statistical Procedure Codes
        Defining Nature of Transaction Codes
        Defining Delivery Term Codes
        Defining Transport Mode Codes
        Defining Intrastat Defaults for a Purchase Order Vendor and/or a Vendor Purchase From Location
        Defining Intrastat Defaults for a Customer
    Creating and Maintaining Intrastat Records
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How is Data Added to Intrastat Records?
        When are Intrastat Records Created?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Manually Creating an Intrastat Record
        Maintaining Intrastat Records
    Creating Intrastat Reports
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Intrastat Reports
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Lease Management User Guide
    Overview of Lease Management
      What is the Lawson Lease Management Application?
      Prerequisites to Lease Management
      How Lease Management Integrates with Other Lawson Applications
      Lease Management Process Flow
      Navigating Lease Management
    Defining and Testing Leases
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Lessee?
        What is a Lessor?
        What is a Lease Type?
        What are Executory Costs?
        What is a Date Code?
        What is a Payment Schedule?
        What is FAS 13?
        What is the Bargain Purchase Amount?
        What is the Implicit Interest Rate?
        What is the Residual Guaranteed Amount?
        What is the Residual Unguaranteed Amount?
        What is a Lease Classification?
        What is a Compute Name?
        What is an Advanced Compute Option?
        How do I accrue my lease payments?
        What is an Allocation Code?
        What are Authority Codes?
        What are Rent Abatements?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Performing Optional Preliminary Setup Tasks
        Defining a Lease
        Changing the Lessor on a Lease
        Defining a Payment Schedule
        Changing a Straight-Line Payment Schedule
        Running the FAS 13 Test
    Defining Leased Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How are assets with previous service date handled?
        Asset Class Addition Considerations
        Interaction between Lease Management and Asset Management
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Leased Asset Manually
        Defining Leased Assets Using Quick Addition
        Projecting Asset Depreciation
        Tracking Asset Repair Information
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        How does Attribute Matrix work?
        What is an Element?
        What is an Attribute?
        What are Valid Attribute Value Ranges?
        Where can I use attributes?
        What are Attribute Lists?
        What is an Attribute Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes and Elements
        Defining an Attribute
        Defining an Attribute Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Values to Attribute Matrix
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Lease
        Assigning Asset Attribute Values to Leased Assets
    Interfacing Non-Lawson Leases
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Tips about Interfacing
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Interfacing Leases
        Interfacing Lease Payment Schedules
        Running a FAS 13 Test on Interfaced Leases
        Interfacing Leased Assets
        Releasing Interfaced Leases
        Interfacing Attributes to Add to a Lease
    Processing Lease Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Authority Codes?
        What are Process Levels?
        What are Accrual Codes?
        What are Handling Codes?
        Interaction between Lease Management and Accounts Payable
      Procedure in this Chapter
        Processing Lease Invoices
    Processing Leases
      Concepts in this Chapter
        General Ledger Journal Entries
        Closing or Retiring a Lease
        What is System Control?
        Purging a Lease that is not Closed or Retired
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Calculating Lease Interest
        Posting Leases
        Terminating Leases
        Closing a Period
        Purging Leases
    Analyzing and Reporting on Lease Management Data
      Overview of Lease Management Reports
      Overview of Lease Management Online Analysis
      Using Attributes in Reports
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
      Lease Management (LM) Data Mart
    Lease Management Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      Lease Management Audit Analysis
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Multi-Book Ledger User Guide
    Overview of Multi-Book Ledger
      What Is Multi-Book Ledger?
      Multi-Book Ledger Process Flow
      How Multi-Book Ledger Interfaces with Other Lawson Applications
    Setting up Multi-Book Ledger
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Ledger?
        What is a Ledger Group?
        What is a Ledger Company?
        What is Calendar Mapping?
        How Can I Change a Ledger Company Calendar?
        What does the Multi-Book Ledger Company Inherit from the General Ledger Company?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Ledger
        Defining a Ledger Group
        Defining a Ledger Company Calendar
        Assigning a Ledger Group to an Account or Subaccount
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a Transaction Attribute?
        What is a List
        What is an Attribute Template?
        What is an Attribute View?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes
        Defining Attributes
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Accounting Unit
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Account
        Defining a Transaction Attribute
        Defining Attribute Templates
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Defining an Attribute View
        Updating List Members
        Interfacing Accounting Unit Attributes
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Processing Journal Entries
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Journal Entry?
        What are Journal Entry Header and Detail Differences?
        What is a Zone?
        What Happens When I Release a Journal Entry?
        What is a Journal Hold Code?
        What Happens When I Post a Journal Entry?
        What is Quick-Posting?
        What is an Error Suspense Entry?
        What is an Operator Code?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Journal Entry
        Releasing Journal Entries
        Maintaining Journal Entry Holds
        Posting Journal Entries
        Copying a Journal Entry
        Defining Journal Entry Comments
        Quick-Posting a Journal Entry
    Processing Recurring Entries
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Recurring Journal Entry?
        What Happens When I Transfer Recurring Journal Entries?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Recurring Journal Entry
        Editing Recurring Journal Entries
        Adding Amounts to Auto-Zeroing, Recurring Entries
        Releasing Recurring Journal Entries
        Transferring Recurring Journal Entries
        Copying a Recurring Journal Entry
    Maintaining Journal Entries
      Concepts in this Chapter
        When Would I Unpost a Journal Entry?
        What is Backposting?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Moving a Journal Entry
        Unposting a Journal Entry
        Editing a Journal Entry
        Reversing a Journal Entry
        Backposting a Journal Entry
        Deleting a Journal Entry
        Unprocessing Recurring Journal Entries
        Filtering Journal Entries
    Maintaining Ledger Company Records
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Happens When I Copy a Ledger Company?
        What Happens When I Delete a Ledger Company?
        What Happens When I Clear Ledger Company Balances?
        What Rebuild Programs are Available in Multi-Book Ledger?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Copying a Ledger Company
        Deleting a Ledger Company
        Clearing Ledger Company Balances and Transactions
        Deleting Ledger Company History
    Interfacing Transactions and Balances
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Tips about Interfacing
      Procedure in this Chapter
        Interfacing Data into Multi-Book Ledger
    Closing a Period or Year-End
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How is Currency Used in Multi-Book Ledger?
        What Happens When I Close an Accounting Period?
        What Happens When I Close a Year?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Preparing for Period Closing
        Running Standard Financial Reports
        Running Currency Reports
        Closing an Accounting Period
        Creating Report Currency Beginning Balances
        Closing a Year
        Performing Optional Year-End Procedures
    Accessing Information Online
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Drill Around?
        What is Online Analysis
      Online Analysis Examples
        Example 1: Using Ledger Journal Analysis
        Example 2: Using Ledger Transaction Analysis
        Example 3: Using Ledger Account Analysis
        Example 4: Using Ledger Account Analysis to Display General Ledger and Multi-Book Ledger Data
    Creating Customized Reports
      Concept in this Chapter
        What is a Ledger Report?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Ledger Report
        Running a Ledger Report
    Using Pre-Defined Reports
      Reports in this Chapter
        Ledger Listing (ML210)
        Ledger Group Listing (ML211)
        ML Calendar Map Listing (ML212)
        Ledger Journal Edit Listing (ML240)
        Ledger Period Transaction Listing (ML241)
        Ledger Journal Control Report (ML245)
        Ledger Report Listing (ML250)
        Ledger Recurring Journal Edit Listing (ML270)
        Ledger Recurring Journal Control Report (ML275)
        Ledger Report (ML290)
        Ledger Trial Balance (ML291)
        Ledger Balance Sheet (ML292)
        Ledger Income Statement (ML293)
    Journal Statuses
      Journal Entry Header Statuses
      Recurring Journal Entry Statuses
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Project Accounting User Guide
    Overview of Project Accounting
      Topics
        Project Accounting Process Flow
        Project Accounting: A Big Picture
        How Project Accounting Integrates With Other Lawson Applications
    Setup Overview
      Project Accounting Setup Overview
      Project Accounting Setup
      Creating Attachments in Project Accounting
    Defining Activity Groups
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is an Activity Group?
        What Is a Calendar?
        What are Activity Group Levels?
        What Are Account Edits?
        What Are Accounting Unit Balances?
        What Are Resource Balances?
        What Is an Activity Group List?
        How are Currencies Used in Project Accounting and Billing and Revenue Management?
        Using Setup Templates for Activity Groups and Activities
        Interfacing Activities
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Calendar
        Defining an Activity Group
        Defining Activity Group Templates
        How Do I Interface Setup Information?
    Defining Activities
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is an Activity?
        What is a Level Address
        What Is an Activity Status Code?
        What Is Period of Performance?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Activity Status Codes
        Defining an Activity
        Assigning a Location to an Activity
        Defining Period of Performance
        Defining a Period of Performance Template
        Defining Activity Templates
        Defining Multiple Activities
        Interfacing Activities
    Defining Account Categories
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Account Categories?
        What Are Summary Account Categories?
        What are Detail Account Categories?
        What Is an Account Category Structure?
        What Are Considerations for Assigning Account Categories?
        What Are General Ledger Account Assignments?
        What Is the Error Suspense Account Category?
        What Are Account Category Groups?
        What are General Ledger Codes?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Account Categories
        Defining an Account Category Structure
        Reorganizing Category Structure
        Overriding Account Category Assignments
        Assigning General Ledger Accounts
        Defining Account Category Groups
        Defining General Ledger Codes
        Interfacing Account Category Structures and Account Categories
    Defining Resources
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Resource?
        When Do I Need to Assign Resources?
        What are Resource Rates?
        What are Roles?
        How Does General Ledger Information Default in Project Accounting Transactions?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Procedure Relationship: Setting Up Resources
        Defining Resource Codes
        Defining Units of Measure
        Defining Roles
        Defining Resource Rates
        Assigning Resources to Activities
        Defining Resource Rates by Activity
        Interfacing Resource Assignments
    Defining Burdens
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Burdens?
        What is a Source Transaction?
        What is a Burden Code?
        What are Burden Pools?
        What is a Burden Transaction?
        Summary of Burden Processing
        What are Burden Types?
        What are Burden Offset Entries?
        How Do Burden Steps Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Burden Code
        Defining a Burden Type
        Defining Burden Pool Drivers
        Defining a Burden Rate
        Assigning Burden Codes
        Recalculating Burdens
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
        What is an Attribute Template?
        What is an Attribute View?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Activity
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Activity Group
        Assigning Attribute Values to an Account Category
        Defining Attribute Templates
        Defining an Attribute Value Effective Date Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Defining an Attribute View
        Interfacing Activity Attributes
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Maintaining Activity Structure
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Happens When I Copy Assignments?
        Considerations for Maintaining Activity Structures
        Considerations for Purging Activity Data
        What Are Rebuild Programs?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Copying Activities
        Copying Assignments
        Moving Activities
        Purging an Activity Group
        Consolidating, Purging and Archiving Activity Transactions
        Reorganizing Activity Levels
        Changing the Status of an Activity
        Changing Multiple Activities
        Calculating Percentage of Completion
    Budgeting Overview
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Budget?
        How Should I Manage Multiple Budgets?
        What Are Methods for Defining Budgets?
        What Are Budget Edits?
        Can I Change Budgets?
        How Does Currency Affect Budgets?
        Overview of Budgeting Setup
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Factors
        Defining Spread Codes
        Defining Budget Edits
        Interfacing Project Accounting Budgets Into General Ledger
    Defining Activity Group Budgets
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Activity Group Budget Headers
        Defining Activity Group Life Only Budgets
        Defining Activity Group Annual Budgets
        Defining Activity Group Period Budgets
        Copying an Activity Group Budget
    Defining Activity Budgets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What If I Create Budgets in a Different Application?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Activity Budget Headers
        Defining Activity Life Only Budgets
        Defining Activity Annual Budgets
        Defining Activity Period Budgets
        Defining Activity Budgets by Activity
        Defining Activity Budgets by Account Category
        Copying an Activity Budget
        Interfacing Budgets
    Defining Computed Budgets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the Data Dictionary?
        What Is a Compute Statement?
        What Are Compute Parameters?
        What Is a Total Name?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Compute Statement
        Defining Compute Parameters
        Defining Activity Total Names
        Calculating Computed Budgets
    Changing Budgets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Change Order?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Entering Change Orders
        Approving Change Orders
        Unapproving Change Orders
        Releasing Change Orders
        Locking a Budget
    Transaction Processing Overview
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Overview of Transaction Processing
    Processing Commitments
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Commitments?
        How Are Commitments Updated?
        Programs That Update Commitments
        Benefits of Tracking Commitments
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Setting Up Commitment Tracking
        Defining Manual Commitments
        Purging Manual Commitments
    Processing Transactions
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Where Do Transactions Originate?
        What Are Journal Entries?
        What Are Resource Time Entries?
        What Is Subcontractor Time and Material Entry?
        How Do I Transfer Transactions from Lawson Applications?
        What Happens When I Post Activity Transactions?
        What Are Transaction Statuses?
        What Are Options for Editing Transactions?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Journal Entries
        Creating Resource Time Entries
        Creating Subcontractor Time and Material Entries
        Interfacing Non-Lawson Activity Transactions
        Reviewing Unreleased Entries
        Releasing and Verifying Journal Entries
        Posting Transactions
        Updating Accounting Unit and Resource Balances
        Recalculating Billing and Revenue Amounts After Posting
        Backing Out Multiple Transactions
    Capitalizing Activities
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Capitalization?
        What Are Combine Codes?
        What Is an Addition Template?
        How Are GL Postings for Capitalization Determined?
        Capitalizing From Other Lawson Applications
        What Are Asset Repairs?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Setting Up Activities for Capitalization
        Processing Activities for Capitalization
        Setting Capitalization Status for Transactions
    Closing a Period
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Happens When I Close A Period?
        Considerations for Closing a Period
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Preparing for Period Closing
        Reconciling Activity Data
        Closing a Period
    Allocations Overview and Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Allocations?
        What Is an Allocation Driver?
        What Is an Allocation Pool?
        What Are Account Category Posting Options?
        What Are Offset Entries?
        Planning Checklist for Defining Allocations
        What Are the Methods for Defining Allocations?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Allocation Pool
        Defining an Allocation Header
    Defining Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Fixed Percentage Allocation?
        What Is a Factor Allocation?
        What Is a Mixed Allocation?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Allocation
    Defining Computed Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Computed Allocation?
        What Is the Data Dictionary?
        What Is a Compute Statement?
        What Are Compute Parameters?
        What Is a Total Name?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Activity Total Names
        Defining a Compute Statement
        Defining Compute Parameters
        Defining a Computed Allocation
    Defining List Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a List Allocation?
        What Is an Activity Post Option?
        Using Computes and Totals With List Allocations
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining List Allocations
    Processing Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is an Allocation Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Allocation Group
        Processing Allocations
    Analysis and Reporting Overview
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Summary of Reporting and Online Analysis Options
    Accessing Data Online
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the Drill Around Feature?
        What is Online Analysis?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Selecting Data for Balance Inquiries
        Viewing Activity Balances
        Viewing Account Category Balances
        Viewing Accounting Unit Balances
        Viewing Resource Balances
        Viewing Encumbrance Balances
        Analyzing Output Measures
        Analyzing Transactions
        Analyzing Percentage of Completion
        Analyzing Commitment Details
        Copying and Storing Encumbrance Balances
        Analyzing Historical Commitments
    Running Standard Reports
      Listings
      Activity Group Analysis Report (AC400)
      Activity Trend (AC401)
      Activity Analysis Report (AC410)
      Activity Status Report (AC412)
      Budget Variance Report (AC420)
      Change Order History (AC421)
      Resource Charge (AC440)
      Capitalization History (AC460)
      Bill of Costs (AC471)
      Bill of Activities (AC472)
      Profit and Loss Statement (AC473)
      Activity Balances (AC480)
      Activity Reconciliation (AC490)
      Output Measure Analysis (AC493)
      Activity Accounting Unit Analysis (AC494)
    Defining Transaction Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Transaction Attribute?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Transaction Attribute
    Creating Transaction Writer Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Transaction Writer Report?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Transaction Writer Report
        Running a Transaction Writer Report
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
      Project Accounting (AC) Data Mart
    Project Accounting Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      Project Accounting Audit Analysis
    Data Dictionary Listing
      Project Accounting Data Dictionary Names
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Report Writer User Guide
    Setting Up Report Writer
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Report Writer?
        What is the Data Dictionary?
        Where are Data Dictionary Names Found and Used?
        What is a Folder?
        What is a User Class?
        What is a Process Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading the Data Dictionary
        Defining a Folder
        Defining a User Class
        Defining a Process Group
    Defining a Report: Basic Steps
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Report Writer Report?
        Creating a Report: An Overview
        What Files Does Report Writer Use?
        How Can I Define One Report for Companies With Different Charts?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Report
    Defining Formats
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Format?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Format
        Copying a Format
    Defining Style 1 Rows
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Row?
        What is a Row Line Type?
        What is a Parameter?
        What are Detail Options?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Account Row (Style 1 Reports)
        Defining Report Parameters for a Style 1 Report
    Defining Style 2 Rows
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a View?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Level Row (Style 2 Reports)
        Defining Report Parameters for a Style 2 Report
    Defining Style 3 Rows
      Concepts in This Chapter
        How Can I use Level Override Report Parameters for a Style 3 Report?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Both Type Row (Style 3 Reports)
        Defining Level Override Report Parameters for a Style 3 Report
    Changing the Look of a Report
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Formatting Options are Available for Columns?
        What is the Purpose of Multiple Formats?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Changing Display Options for a Column
        Assigning Multiple Formats
        Suppressing Zero Amount Lines From Printing
    Changing the Focus of a Report
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Filter?
        What is a Level Group?
        What is an Account Group?
        What is a Subaccount Group?
        What is a List?
        Where are Groups or Lists Used?
        What are Company, Account, and Level Overrides?
        What are Other Options for Changing the Focus of a Report?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Filtering a Column
        Defining a Level Group
        Defining an Account Group
        Defining a Subaccount Group
        Copying a Group
        Overriding Values for a Column
    Including Calculations and Totals
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are My Options for Summing Columns?
        What is a Compute Statement?
        What is a Total Name?
        What is a Ratio?
        How Can I use a Column for Calculation Purposes Only?
        How Can I Suppress a Row Line From Printing on a Report?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining and Using Compute Statements
        Defining a Total Name
        Defining a Total Range
        Copying a Total Range
        Defining a Ratio
        Defining a Column for Calculation Purposes Only
    Timesaving Tips and Shortcuts
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Detail Group?
        How Can I Create Rolling Balances?
        How Can I Produce the Same Report for Different Divisions?
        How Can I Produce the Same Report for Different Companies?
        How Can I Use One Compute Statement to Produce Reports for Multiple Companies?
        How Can I Consolidate Companies With Different Currencies?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Copying a Report
        Copying a Format
        Copying a Row
        Copying, Transferring, or Deleting Row Lines
        Copying a Group
        Inserting New Lines
        Defining a Detail Group
    Running and Using Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Report Output Options
        What is a Distribution Group?
        How do I use the Drill Around Feature?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Generating a Report
        Distributing a Report
        Generating a Report to use in a Spreadsheet
        Comparing a Row and Chart
        Creating a Row Listing
        Creating a Format Listing
        Creating a Usage Report
        Listing Detailed Report Information
        Using a Report Writer Report as a Data Source for Crystal Reports
    Report Writer Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      Report Writer Audit Analysis
    Data Dictionary Listing
      Data Dictionary Listing
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Strategic Ledger User Guide
    Overview of Strategic Ledger
      What Is Lawson Strategic Ledger?
      What Does a Strategic Ledger Transaction Contain?
      How Are Strategic Ledger Transactions Constructed?
      Strategic Ledger Process Flow
      How Strategic Ledger Integrates With Other Lawson Applications
    Setting Up User Analyses
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a User Analysis?
        What Are User Analysis Values?
        What Are Blank User Analysis Values?
        What Is a User Analysis Group?
        How Can I Restrict User Analysis Values in a Transaction?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining User Analyses and Values
        Defining Blank User Analysis Values
        Defining User Analysis Groups
        Assigning User Analysis Groups to a Chart of Accounts
        Restricting User Analyses in Transactions
        Interfacing User Analysis Values
    Setting Up Attribute Matrix and Views
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
        What Is an Attribute Template?
        What is an Attribute View?
        What Is a Transaction Attribute?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson Defined Attributes
        Defining User Defined Elements
        Defining Attributes
        Assigning Object Types to Attributes
        Assigning Attributes to User Analysis Values
        Defining Attribute Templates
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Defining a User Analysis View
        Defining Transaction Attributes
    Setting Up Value Relations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Class?
        What Is a User Analysis Relation?
        How Do I Use a Relation With an Account?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining User Analysis Value Classes
        Defining User Analysis Relations
        Assigning User Analysis Relations to Accounts
    Creating Strategic Ledger Transactions
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Strategic Ledger Transactions?
        How Can I Include User Analysis Values in Transactions?
        How Can I Create Strategic Ledger Transactions?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Strategic Ledger Transactions
    Setting Up Allocations
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Strategic Ledger Allocations?
        What is an Allocation Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining New Allocations
        Defining an Allocation Total
        Defining an Allocation Group
        Entering Allocations
        Releasing an Allocation
        Calculating Allocations
        Interfacing Allocations
        Reprocessing an Allocation
    Strategic Ledger Processing Cycle
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Ledger?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Correcting and Releasing Transaction Errors
        Defining Strategic Ledger Calendars
        Defining Ledgers
        Posting Strategic Ledger Transactions
        Separating Strategic Ledger Processing
        Purging Strategic Ledger Information
    Using the Strategic Ledger Data Mart
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
        What Is an OLAP Database?
        What Are the Components of a Data Mart?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Strategic Ledger Data Mart Dimensions
    Inquiries and Transaction Writer Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Summary Balance Inquiry?
        What Is a Transaction Writer Report?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Reviewing Transactions Online
        Viewing Strategic Ledger Data Online
        Viewing Summary Balance Online
        Defining a Transaction Writer Report
        Printing a Transaction Writer Report
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Tax User Guide
    Overview of Tax
      Choosing a Tax Calculation System
      Tax Process Flow
      How Tax Integrates with Other Lawson Applications
    Overview of Vertex Tax System
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are the Special Features of Vertex?
        What are GeoCodes?
        What is the GeoCode Structure?
        What if a City Overlaps County and State Boundaries?
        What is Included with Vertex Quantum?
        What is the ISAM Database?
        What are Vertex Quantum's Tax Tools?
        Related Third-Party Vertex O Series Documentation
    Planning for Tax Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How does the General Ledger Application Affect Tax?
        What are the Tax Setup Options?
    Setting Up Tax
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Company?
        What are Tax Codes?
        What are Tax Rates?
        What are Secondary Tax Rates?
        What are Tax Usage Codes?
        What Information is Required for VAT Return Reports?
        What is a Tax Table?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining the Tax Company
        Setting Up a Tax Calendar
        Defining Tax Codes
        Assigning Tax Rates to Tax Codes
        Assigning Tax Codes to Your Company
        Defining and Assigning Tax Usage Codes for VAT Return Reports
        Overriding Tax Rates by Product Tax Category
        Defining Tax Tables
    Setting Up Vertex
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is the Vertex Quantum Debug Option?
        What is the Vertex O-Series Connector?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining your Vertex Tax Company
        Linking Vertex Quantum Libraries
        Setting Up the Vertex Quantum Debug Option
        Turning the Vertex Quantum Debug Option On and Off
        Specifying the Location of Your Vertex Quantum Debug File
        Assigning GeoCodes to New Customers
        Updating and Reporting on GeoCodes and Addresses for Existing Customers
        Viewing GeoCodes
        Inquiring on Multi-tax Authority Rates
    Creating and Auditing Tax Transactions
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is the Tax Point Date?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Updating Tax Transaction Status
        Inquiring on Tax Transactions
        Purging Historical Tax Transactions
        Adding, Changing, or Deleting Tax Transactions Manually
        Reporting on Tax Period Amounts by Period
    Reporting on Value Added Tax
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Information do VAT Return Reports and EC Sales List Reports Contain?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating VAT Return Reports
        Creating a VAT Return Report Definition File
        Generating a VAT Return Report
        Creating a Purchasing and Sales Journal
        Generating a Belgian Purchase and Sales Report
        Generating a European Community Sales Report
    Programs Interacting with Vertex
      Programs Interacting with Vertex
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Mobile Applications Reference Guide
  Accounts Payable User Guide
    Overview of Accounts Payable
      Accounts Payable Process Flow
      How Accounts Payable Interfaces With Other Lawson Applications
      Using the Accounts Payable Flowchart
    Setup Overview
      Accounts Payable Setup Overview
      Accounts Payable Setup Step-by-Step
    Currency Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Should I Consider Before Setting Up Currency?
        What Are Setup Requirements for Multiple Currencies?
        What are Currency Codes?
        What is Currency Exchange?
        What is Currency Revaluation?
        What are Translation Codes?
        What are Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Codes
    Cash Management Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Journal Book?
        What Is a Transaction Code?
        What Should I Consider If I Have a New Bank or Account?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Bank
        Defining Cash Codes (Bank Accounts)
        Defining Company Cash Code Relationships
        Defining a Bank Transaction
        Defining Cash Payment Formats
    Terms Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Where Are Terms Used?
        What Is Anticipation?
        What Is a Net Term?
        What Is a Split Term?
        What Is a Fixed Days Term?
        What Is a Prox Term?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Net Terms
        Defining Split Terms
        Defining Fixed Days Terms
        Defining Prox Terms
        Defining Prepayment Terms
    Tax Setup
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Completing Tax Setup
    Vendor Structure Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are My Options for Vendor Group Setup?
        What Are My Options for Vendor Class Setup?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Vendor Group
        Defining a Vendor Class
    Payment Structure Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Pay Group?
        What Are Posting and Invoice Companies?
        What Is Pay Group Security?
        What Is a Process Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Pay Group
        Defining Pay Group Security
        Defining Process Groups
    Company Structure Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are My Options for Company Setup?
        What Are My Options for Process Level Setup?
        What Are My Invoice Release and Approval Options?
        What Is System Control?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Accounts Payable Company
        Defining a Process Level
        Defining Accounts Payable System Control
    Defining Accounts Payable Codes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are System Hold Codes?
        How Do Accounts Payable Codes Default?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Invoice Accrual Codes
        Defining Discount Codes
        Defining Distribution Codes
        Defining Hold Codes
        Defining Income Codes
        Defining Authority Codes
        Defining Income Withholding Codes
        Defining Secondary Withholding Codes
        Defining Bill of Exchange Accrual Codes
        Defining Handling Codes
        Defining Reason Codes
        Defining Add-On Cost Codes
        Defining Contact Codes
        Defining Diversity Codes
        Defining Certification Codes
        Listing Accounts Payable Codes
    Adding and Maintaining Vendors
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a One-Time Vendor?
        What Is a Vendor Location?
        What Files Are Updated During Vendor Conversion?
        What Are Options for Accessing Vendor Information?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Vendor
        Defining Cross-Reference Vendors
        Converting Vendor Data
        Defining Additional Locations for a Vendor
        Associating a Vendor With an Accounts Receivable Customer
        Defining Payment Approval Amounts for a Vendor
        Defining a Vendor Relationship
        Adding Vendor Comments
        Adding a New Vendor Address
        Copying Vendors
        Maintaining Vendors
        Merging Vendors
        Rebuilding Vendor Balances
    Invoice Processing Overview
      Invoice Processing Overview
      Invoice Processing Step-by-Step
    Entering Expense Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Prorating?
        What is a Rebate?
        What is a Rebate Credit Memo?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Invoice Batches
        Entering an Expense Invoice
        Adding Invoice Comments
        Creating Payment Schedules
        Creating Recurring Invoices
        Creating Recurring Journal Entries
    Entering Other Invoice Types
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Invoiced and Accrued Taxes?
        What Is a Prepayment?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Entering Taxed Invoices
        View Landed Tax
        Entering Multiple Invoices
        Entering Transit Invoices
        Entering Prepayments
        Interfacing Invoice Data
        Entering Detailed Invoices
    Releasing Invoices
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Releasing Batch Invoices
        Releasing Invoices
        Approving Invoices for Payment
    Maintaining Released Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        When Can't an Invoice be Canceled?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Maintaining Released Invoices
        Maintaining Distributions
        Maintaining a Payment Schedule Adjustment
        Adjusting Retainage Payment
        Maintaining a Recurring Invoice Schedule
        Cancelling Released Invoices
        Maintaining Invoice and Vendor Holds
        Maintaining Reportable Income
        Applying Credit Memos
    Paying Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Logic Is Used to Select Invoices for Payment?
        How Do Groups Impact Pay Cycles?
        What Happens When I Close a Cash Payment Cycle?
        Troubleshooting for Payment Closing (AP170)
        What Setup Is Required for Electronic Files?
        How Often Should I Close Invoice Distributions?
        When Would I Use a Manual Payment?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Selecting Invoices for Payment
        Performing a Check Run
        Creating a Cash Payment Register
        Closing a Cash Payment Cycle
        Listing Transactions Affected by Payment Status Updates
        Creating a Cash Payment Tape
        Creating a Flat File for Electronic Payment or Laser Checks
        Reprinting Checks
        Reserving Checks
        Creating a Manual Payment for an Unreleased Invoice
        Creating a Manual Payment for a Released Invoice
        Closing Invoice Distributions
    Closing a Period or Year-End
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Preparing for Period or Year-End Closing
        Closing a Period
        Closing Year-End
        Archiving Invoices
        Purging Data
    Voiding Payments
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Voiding Payments
        Voiding Payment Forms
    Processing Employee Expenses
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Does Accounts Payable Setup Affect Employee Expense?
        What Do I Do With an Open Advance Balance at Year-End?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Completing Setup for Employee Expense
        Processing Employee Advances
        Processing Employee Expenses
        Processing Employee Paybacks
        Interfacing Employee Expense Data
    Processing Reportable Income
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Reportable Income Group?
        When Do I Need to Run 1099s?
        Can I Add an Income Code After a Vendor Has Been Paid?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Completing Setup for Reportable Income
        Processing Reportable Income
        Creating French DAS2 Preparation Report
    Processing Bills of Exchange
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Bill of Exchange?
        What Does the BOE Statement Update Program Do?
        What Does the Bill of Exchange Cashing Update Program Do?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Bill of Exchange Payments
        Entering a Vendor-Issued Bill of Exchange for an Unreleased Invoice
        Entering a Vendor-Issued Bill of Exchange for a Released Invoice
        Accepting Vendor-Issued Bills of Exchange
        Updating Bills of Exchange
        Processing Bill of Exchange Distribution Posting
        Creating a Manual Bill of Exchange Payment for an Unreleased Invoice
        Creating a Manual Bill of Exchange Payment for a Released Invoice
        Updating a Cashed or Dishonored Bill of Exchange
        Canceling a Bill of Exchange
    Matching Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Overview of the Match Process
        Overview of the System Logic Used for Matching
        What Is a Match Pool?
        What Is a Match Level?
        What Is a Match Type?
        What Happens If Invoices and PO/Receipts Don't Match?
        What Is Unique About Entering a Match Vendor?
        What Is Unique About Entering a Match Invoice?
        What is Retainage?
        How Do I Actually Match Invoices and Receipts?
    Accessing Accounts Payable Data
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Drill Around?
        What is Online Analysis?
      Reports
        Mass Retainage Payment Adjustment (AP133)
        Vendor, Invoice Audit Report (AP135)
        Invoice Accrual Reconciliation (AP136)
        Payment Closing (AP170)
        Invoice Data Archival (AP198)
        Vendor Group, Company Listing (AP200)
        Pay Group Listing (AP201)
        Process Group Listing (AP202)
        Accounts Payable Codes Listing (AP205)
        Vendor Listing (AP210)
        Comments Listing (AP212)
        Open Payables Report (AP230)
        Invoice Accrual Reconciliation Report (AP232)
        Retainage Invoice Listing (AP233)
        Invoice Payment Approval Edit (AP236)
        Hold Payments Report (AP240)
        Cash Forecasting (AP250)
        Bank Account Payment History (AP255)
        Foreign Payment Statistics (AP256)
        Cash Payment Register (AP265)
        Vendor Payment History (AP270)
        Invoice Distribution History (AP275)
        Vendor Labels (AP290)
        Invoice and Vendor History Purge (AP300)
      Global Reports
        Internal VAT Report (C2201)
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes and Elements
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Vendor
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
    Accounts Payable Audits
      Accounts Payable Audit Analysis
    Master File Extracts
      Extracting Data from Item and Location Master
      Extracting Data from Item Master Audit
      Extracting Data from Vendor Agreement Master
      Extracting Data from IC Company Setup Master
      Extracting Data from IC Location Setup Master
      Extracting Data from UOM Setup Master
      Extracting Data from Requestor Setup Master
      Extracting Data from Vendor Master
    General Ledger Posting
      Programs that Create General Ledger Transactions
      Accounts Defined
      Base Currency Invoice
      Nonbase Currency Invoice
      Multiple Currency
      Intercompany Transaction
      Prepayment Transaction
      Recurring Invoice Transaction
      Employee Expense Transaction
      Bill of Exchange Transaction
      Discount at Payment
      Discount at Match
      Void Payment
      Cancel Payment
      What Dates Are Important for General Ledger Distributions?
      Posting in Summary Versus Posting in Detail
      What If My Invoice Accrual Account Is Not Balancing?
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Accounts Receivable User Guide
    Overview of Accounts Receivable
      Accounts Receivable Process Flow
      How Accounts Receivable Interfaces With Other Lawson Applications
    Overview of Accounts Receivable Setup
      Accounts Receivable Setup Overview
      Accounts Receivable Setup Step by Step
    Setting Up General Ledger
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Chart of Accounts?
        What Should I Consider Before Setting Up a Company?
        How are Accounting Units Used?
        What Is An Intercompany Relationship?
        What Do System Controls Do?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining the Chart of Accounts
        Defining a Company
        Defining Accounting Units
        Defining Intercompany Relationships
        Setting System Controls
    Setting Up Currency
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Should I Consider Before Setting Up Currency?
        What Are the Setup Requirements for Multiple Currencies?
        What are Currency Codes?
        What is Currency Exchange?
        What is Currency Revaluation?
        What is Currency Translation (Intercompany)?
        What is Report Currency Translation (Intracompany)?
        What are Translation Rate Types?
        What are Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Currency Codes
        Defining a Currency Table
        Defining Currency Relationships
        Defining Currency Exchange Rates
        Defining Unrealized and Realized Gain and Loss Accounts
    Setting Up Cash Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Transaction Code?
        What Are Cash Codes?
        What is the Difference Between EFT and BOE Payments?
        What Is a Journal Book?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Bank
        Defining Cash Codes (Bank Accounts)
        Defining Company - Cash Code Relationships
        Defining Bank Transaction Codes
    Setting Up Terms
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Where are Terms Used?
        What Is a Net Term?
        What Is a Multiple Payment Term?
        What Is a Split Term?
        What Is a Prox Term?
        What Is a Fixed Days Term?
        What Is a Prepayment Term?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Net Terms
        Defining Multiple Payment Terms
        Defining Split Terms
        Defining Fixed Days Terms
        Defining Prox Terms
        Defining Prepayment Terms
    Setting Up Tax
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Your Tax Company
        Defining Tax Codes
        Defining Tax Tables
        Assigning Tax Rates to Tax Codes
        Overriding Tax Rates
        Assigning Tax Codes to Your Company
        Converting Non-Lawson Data
        Setting Up VAT and Intrastat Reporting
        Third Party Tax Applications
    Setting Up Customer Groups
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Accounts Receivable Structures do I Need to Define?
        What Is a Customer Group?
        How do I Share Customers Between Multiple Companies?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Customer Groups
    Setting Up a Company
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Structures Do I Need to Define?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining an Accounts Receivable Company
        Defining Transaction Entry Options
        Defining Processing Options
        Defining Cash Application Options
        Defining General Ledger Codes
        Defining Finance Charge Options
        Defining EFT Options
        Defining BOE Options
        Adding a Company
    Setting Up Finance Charges
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are the Different Types of Charges?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Finance Charge Codes
        Defining Finance Charge Options
        Defining Charge Cycles Codes
    Setting Up Process Levels
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Process Level?
        What Is a Process Level Group?
        What Is a Process Level Report Group?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Process Level
        Defining a Process Level Group
        Defining a Process Level Report Group
    Setting Up AR Codes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are Processing Codes?
        What Are Customer Codes?
        What Are Adjustment Reason Codes?
        What Are Cycle codes?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Adjustment Reason Codes
        Defining Memo Reason Codes
        Defining Category Codes
        Defining Dispute Codes
        Defining Operator Codes
        Defining Additional General Ledger Codes
        Defining Cycle Codes
        Defining Customer Classes
        Defining Credit Analyst Codes
        Defining Territory Codes
        Defining Sales Representative Codes
        Defining Lock Box Codes
        Defining Aging Codes
        Defining Hold Codes
    Setting Up Customers
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Customer?
        What Are National Account Relationships?
        What Is a MICR Cross Reference?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Customer Default Codes
        Defining a Customer Group Address
        Defining a Customer
        Defining Customer Contacts
        Defining National Account Relationships
        Setting National Account Statement Processing Rules
        Defining Customer MICR Cross References
        Defining Customer Comments
        Interfacing Customers
        Maintaining Customers
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What Is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
        What Is an Attribute Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Customer
        Defining an Attribute Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Customer Attributes
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Creating Transactions
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Transaction Batch?
        What Is the Difference Between Transaction Entry and Transaction Interface?
        What Is Line Item Entry?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Transaction Batch (Header)
        Entering Transactions Using Transaction Entry
        Entering Transactions Using Speed Entry
        Releasing Transaction Batches
        Releasing Transactions Online
        Interfacing Transactions
        Correcting Interfaced Transaction Errors
        Adding Intrastat Data to a Transaction
    Maintaining Transactions
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Maintaining Obligations
        Displaying Transactions
        Transferring Transactions
        Processing Disputed Transactions
        Removing Transactions
    Managing Deductions
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Maintaining Adjustments
        Writing Off Transactions
    Entering Cash
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Cash Batch?
        What Is Assigned Cash?
        What Is Unassigned Cash?
        What Is Unapplied Cash?
        What Is Non-AR Cash?
        What Are Lockbox Payments?
        What Are Non-Lockbox Payments?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Cash Batch
        Entering Cash
        Releasing a Batch
        Interfacing Payments
    Applying Cash
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Cash Batch?
        What Are Select Records?
        What Is Open Item Processing?
        What Is Balance Forward Processing?
        What Is Multiple Currency Application?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating a Cash Batch
        Entering and Applying Cash
        Entering and Applying Cash for Activity-Based Transactions
        Reviewing and Processing Applications
        Releasing a Batch
        Interfacing Accounts Receivable to Accounts Payable
    Using Automatic Application
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Does Automatic Application Use the Remit/Transaction Match Method?
        How Does Automatic Application Use the Balance Forward Method?
        How Does Automatic Application Use the Last Statement Method?
        How Does Automatic Application Use the Algorithm Method?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Applying Cash Automatically
        Applying Memos Automatically
        Applying Prepayments Automatically
    Maintaining Cash
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Reviewing Payments
        Viewing Exception Payment Batches and Exception Payments
        Transferring Payments
        Correcting Interfaced Payment Errors
        Adjusting Unposted Applications
        Reversing Unposted Applications
        Reversing Posted Applications
    Creating Chargebacks and Return To Makers
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Chargeback?
        What Is a Return To Maker Payment Request?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Chargebacks
        Editing Chargebacks
        Printing Chargeback Notices
        Entering Returned Payments
        Printing RTM Notices
    Processing Electronic Funds Transfer
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Setup Is Required to Process EFT?
        How Do Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT) Get Processed?
        What Is An Eligible Customer?
        What Is An Eligible Open Item
        What Types of Notification Are There?
        What Are the Different Output Files?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Entering Transactions
        Processing Pre-notifications
        Adjusting Pre-notification Open Items
        Processing Final Notifications
        Reviewing Open Items for Extraction
        Adjusting Final Notification Open Items
        Extracting EFT Payments
        Creating EFT Payments
        Applying EFT Application Records
    Processing Bills of Exchange
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Bill of Exchange?
        What Setup is Required for Bills of Exchange?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Bills of Exchange Overview
        Entering Company Issued BOEs
        Creating Company Issued Individual BOEs
        Creating Company Issued Summary BOEs
        Printing Bills of Exchange or Creating a Tape
        Accepting Bills of Exchange
        Entering Customer Issued Bills of Exchange
        Maintaining Released Bills of Exchange
        Canceling Bills of Exchange
        Recreating Bills of Exchange
        Selecting Bills of Exchange for Remittance
        Generating Bank Remittances
        Maintaining Remittances
        Cashing Encashed Bills of Exchange
        Cashing a Bill of Exchange Without Remittance
        Cashing Discounted Bills of Exchange
        Dishonoring Bills of Exchange
        Resolving Dishonored Bills of Exchange
        Updating Bills of Exchange
        Closing Bill of Exchange
        Flowcharts
    Reviewing Credit and Aging Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Static Aging?
        What Is Online Aging?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Updating Customer Static Aging Periods
        Resolving and Reviewing Customer Credit
        Reviewing Online Aging for a Customer
        Reviewing Online Aging for a Contract, Activity, or Activity Group
        Reviewing Aging Reports
    Processing Period End
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are the Different Types of Charges?
        How Are Charges Calculated?
        What Is a Dunning Letter?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Late Payment and Statement Text
        Initiating Charges
        Assessing Charges
        Printing Payment Request Notices and Statements
        Creating Basic Dunning Letters
        Creating Advanced Dunning Letters
        Calculating Unrealized Gain/Loss
        Updating and Viewing Distribution Balances
    Closing Periods
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Closing the Day
        Closing the Period
        Closing the Year
        Purging Data
    Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is Drill Around?
        What is Online Analysis?
      Reports
        Automatic Cash Application Audit (AR130)
        Audit Summary (AR194)
        Cash Batch Report (AR220)
        Customer Cash (AR222)
        Cash Batch Exception Report (AR226)
        Unapplied Credit (AR227)
        Unapplied Unassigned Cash (AR228)
        Transferred Transaction (AR229)
        Payment Application (AR230)
        Transaction Application (AR232)
        Unposted Application (AR233)
        Open Chargeback (AR234)
        Application Adjustment (AR235)
        Activity Application (AR237)
        Activity Adjustment (AR239)
        Unreleased Transaction (AR242)
        Disputed Transaction (AR245)
        Credit and Debit Memo Report (AR246)
        Customer Aging Report (AR250)
        Company Aging (AR251)
        Summary Aging (AR253)
        Receivables Tieback (AR256)
        Activity Aging (AR257)
        Cash Forecasting (AR258)
        Adjustments by Period (AR264)
        Critical Review (AR271)
        Credit Exception (AR275)
        Returned Payment (AR282)
        Customer Statistic (AR290)
        Customer Hold (AR291)
        Customer Inactivity (AR292)
        Activity History (AR293)
        Transaction History (AR294)
        Distribution (AR295)
        Activity (AR296)
    Accounts Receivable Audits
      Accounts Receivable Audit Analysis
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
      Lawson Financials (FIN) Data Mart
    File Layouts
      EFT Files
      Bill of Exchange Bank Remittance Files
      Bill of Exchange Interface File
      Company Aging Files
      Payment Interface Files
    Converting Data
      Accounts Payable Application Documents
      Procedures in this Appendix
        Converting Customer Data
        Maintaining a Conversion Customer
        Converting Transaction Data
        Converting Payment Data
        Converting Customer Balances
        Adding Beginning Balances for a General Ledger Account
        Converting Cash Application Data
        Converting Dispute and Comment Data
        Converting Distribution Data
        Establishing Distribution Balances
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Asset Management User Guide
    Overview of Asset Management
      What Is Lawson Asset Management?
      Asset Management Process Flow
      How Asset Management Interfaces With Other Lawson Applications
      Asset Management Interfaces
    Setting Up Asset Management
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Book?
        What Is Book Depreciation History?
        What are Depreciation Conventions?
        What is a Calendar?
        What is a 4-4-5 Calendar?
        What is a Part 32 Book?
        What Are Account Groups?
        What Are Asset Types?
        What Are Asset Subtypes?
        What Are Accounting Unit Groups?
        What Are System Options?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Book
        Defining a Calendar
        Defining a 4-4-5 Calendar
        Defining an Account Group
        Defining an Asset Type
        Defining an Accounting Unit Group
        Defining System Options
        Defining a Compute Statement for a Part 32 Book
    Setting Up Reporting Parameters
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Standard Reporting Structure and Options
        What Is a Location?
        What Is a Division?
        What Is a Disposal Property Code?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Locations
        Defining Divisions
        Defining Disposal Property Codes
    Setting Up Processing Parameters
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is an Asset Addition Template?
        How Do Depreciation Calculation Methods Work?
        What Is a Compute Statement?
        What Is a Percent Table?
        What Is a Unit of Production (UOP) Table?
        What Is a Personal Use Code?
        Depreciation Examples
        What Is Method Switching, and How Does it Affect Depreciation Calculation Methods?
        How Is Asset Class Depreciation Calculated?
        How Do I Choose an Asset Class Reporting Structure?
        What Is a Depreciation Allocation?
        What Are Book Groups?
        What Are Asset Groups?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Asset Addition Templates
        Defining Depreciation Calculation Methods
        Defining Replacement or Insurance Methods
        Defining Tax Credit Tables
        Defining Personal Use Codes
        Defining Asset Class Depreciation Rates
        Defining Depreciation Allocations
        Defining Book Groups
        Defining Asset Groups
    Setting Up Bar Coding
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the Purpose of Bar Coding?
        What Information Is Assigned a Bar Code?
        What Is the Location Detail?
        What Is a Product Category?
        How Is the Asset Template Workbook Used?
        How Does the Bar-Code Label Printer Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Generating a Location Detail Workbook
        Generating a Product Category Workbook
        Generating an Asset Template Workbook
        Assigning Bar Codes to Existing Assets
        Printing Bar-Code Labels
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        How Does Attribute Matrix Work?
        What is an Element?
        What Is an Attribute?
        What Are Valid Attribute Value Ranges?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What Are Attribute Lists?
        What Is an Attribute Template?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes and Elements
        Defining an Element
        Defining an Attribute
        Defining an Attribute Template
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Values to Attribute Matrix
        Adding Asset Attribute Values to Assets
        Adding Asset Attribute Values to Leased Assets
    Interfacing Non-Lawson Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Tips about Interfacing
        How Does the Conversion Number Work?
        How Is Transaction Interface Used?
        How Are Bar Codes Applied to Interfaced Assets?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Interfacing Assets, Asset Items, and Asset Books
        Interfacing Asset Transactions
        Interfacing Asset Attribute Values
        Rebuilding Depreciation History
    Adding Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Adding Assets With Previous In-Service Dates
        Asset Class Addition Considerations
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Adding an Asset Manually
        Adding Assets by Using Quick Addition
        Projecting Asset Depreciation
        Adding Repair Information
    Adding Leased Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        Asset Class Addition Considerations
        Interaction between Lease Management and Asset Management
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Adding a Leased Asset Manually
        Adding Leased Assets by Using Quick Addition
        Projecting Asset Depreciation
        Adding Repair Information
    Adding Assets from Other Lawson Applications
      Concepts in this Chapter
        When are Asset Records Combined?
        Combining Multiple Interface Records
        What Records Are Created Using Mass Addition?
        Splitting Interface Records
        General Ledger Clearing Accounts and Interfacing
        Bar-Coding Considerations
        Can an Asset Added from Lawson Procurement or from Project Accounting Be Part of the Physical Inventory?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Associating Asset Information with Procurement Records
        Adding Assets from Lawson Procurement
        Adding Assets from Lawson Project Accounting
        Adding Bar-Coded Assets from a Handheld Terminal
        Interfacing Repair Information
    Adjusting Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Are the Differences between Adjusting and Transferring?
        What Fields Can be Adjusted?
        What Journal Entries Are Created by Mass Adjustment?
        What Is the Item Update Adjustment Interface Process?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Adjusting Individual Assets
        Adjusting Multiple Assets (Mass Adjustment)
        Overriding Annual Depreciation
        Interfacing Asset Item Adjustments
    Transferring Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Partial Transfer?
        What Is Required for Company Transfers?
        How Is Depreciation Handled for Company Transfers?
        When Would You Use a Handheld Terminal for Transfers?
        What Happens When You Transfer a Partial Asset from a Handheld Terminal?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Transferring Individual Assets
        Transferring Multiple Assets
        Transferring Assets from a Handheld Terminal
    Disposing of Assets
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Disposal Property?
        What Is a Partial Disposal?
        What Happens When a Disposal Is Initiated from a Handheld Terminal?
        What Happens When You Dispose of a Partial Asset from a Handheld Terminal?
        What Happens When a Disposed Asset is Reinstated?
        What Are Like-Kind Exchanges?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Disposing of Individual Assets
        Disposing of Assets Using the Quick Disposal Form Function
        Disposing of Multiple Assets
        Disposing of Assets from a Handheld Terminal
        Reinstating a Disposed Asset
        Processing a Like-Kind Exchange Transaction
    Performing an Inventory
      Concept in this Chapter
        How does the Inventory Process Work?
      Procedure in this Chapter
        Performing an Inventory
    Closing Period and Year-End
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the 40% Tax Rule?
        What Is a Short Year?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Closing a Fiscal Period
        Closing Year End
        Closing at Short Year End
    Maintaining Files
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How does Historical Purge Work?
        How does Book Purge Work?
        How Does Disposed Asset Purge Work?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Purging Asset Management Files
        Purging Asset Books
        Purging Disposed Assets
    Listings
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are Listings?
        How are Attributes Used in Listings?
      Procedures in this chapter
        Selecting a Listing Program
        Defining Asset Attribute Parameters in a Listing
        Selecting Listing Options
    Reports
      Concepts in this Chapter
      Overview of Asset Management Reports
      What Is the Released Option?
      What Is the Preliminary Close Option?
      How Are Attributes Used in Reports
      Reporting on Depreciation History
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Asset Attribute Parameters in a Report
        Selecting Report Options
    Using Lawson Business Intelligence to Create Data Marts
      Concepts in This Chapter
      What Is Lawson Business Intelligence?
      Asset Management (AM) Data Mart
    Asset Management Audits
      Setting Up Audit Tracking
      Asset Management Audit Analysis
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Billing User Guide
    Overview of Billing
      Billing Process Flow
      Billing Interfaces with Other Applications
    Planning for Billing Setup
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is the Setup Hierarchy in Lawson?
        How Does the Currency Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the General Ledger Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Cash Management Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Tax Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Accounts Payable Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Inventory Control Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Purchase Order Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Invoice Matching Application Affect Billing?
        How Does the Accounts Receivable Application Affect Billing?
    Setting Up Billing
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is a Company?
        What is a Process Level?
        Do I Control Invoicing at the Company or Process Level?
        What are User Fields?
        Where Do My Primary General Ledger Accounts Default From?
        What is an Invoice Type
        What is a Reason Code?
        What is a Booking?
        What are Item Comment Types?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Setting Up the Billing Company
        Setting Up Process Levels
        Setting Up Ship-To Addresses
        Setting Up Standard Comments
        Cross-Referencing Item Numbers
        Assigning Default General Ledger Accounts
        Setting Up Invoice Types
        Setting Up Reason Codes
        Defining Add-On Charges
        Assigning Add-On Charges to Items
        Defining Freight Codes
        Setting Up Electronic Payment (EP) Types
        Setting Up Customer Codes
        Planning to Add Billing Information to a Customer
    Setting Up Pricing
      Concepts in this Chapter
        When Do I Set Up Pricing (BL/DST)?
        What is a Price Base?
        What is a Price Base Modifier?
        What is a Price List?
        What Are the Options for Applying Discounts?
        What is a Contract (BL/DST)?
        What is a Promotion?
        What is Amalgamated Pricing?
        What Is the Default Pricing Hierarchy?
        What is Location-Based Pricing?
        How Do I Price Using Multiple Unit of Measure Pricing?
        What Is a Broken Case Charge (BL/DST)?
        What Is a Sell Price Unit of Measure?
        What is a Pricing Worksheet?
        What Is "What if" Pricing?
        How Do I Price Using Multiple Currencies?
        What Is a Price Book?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Price Bases
        Defining Price Lists
        Defining a Contract
        Defining a Promotion
        Creating and Printing Price Books
        Performing a Price Inquiry
        Using Pricing Worksheets
        Setting Up Discount Codes
    Creating Invoices and Credit Memos
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What are the Sources of Invoices?
        How Are Shipment-Related Invoices Created?
        What Is a Billing Adjustment?
        What Changes Are Allowed to Unreleased and Released Invoices?
        How Are Down Payments Processed in Billing?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Creating Invoices and Credit Memos
        Maintaining Unreleased Invoices and Credit Memos
        Maintaining Released Invoices and Credit Memos
        Performing a Billing Adjustment
    Creating Recurring Invoices
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is a Recurring Invoice?
        What Do I Need to Set Up to Run Recurring Invoices?
        What Is a Master Recurring Invoice?
        What Is a Customer Recurring Invoice?
        How Is the Zero-After Option Used?
        What Is Meant by "Controlling" a Recurring Charge Entry?
        How Do I Control Frequency of Recurring Invoices?
        How Is the Billing Frequency Calculated in the Billing Application?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Master Recurring Invoice
        Defining Customer Recurring Invoices
        Managing Quantities on Zero-After Line Items for Each Period
        Assigning Responsibility for Updating Item Quantities
        Assigning Responsibility for Updating Add-On Charges
    Printing and Updating Invoices and Credit Memos
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Makes an Invoice Eligible for Printing?
        What Happens When I Print Invoices and Credit Memos?
        How Do I Update Subsystems with Invoice Information?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Editing Invoices Before Printing
        Printing Invoices and Credit Memos
        Updating Invoices and Credit Memos
    Closing the Billing Period
      Concepts in this Chapter
        How Often Do I Need to Close the Billing Period?
        What are my Options when Closing the Billing Period?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Closing the Billing Period
    Using Attribute Matrix Attributes
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is Attribute Matrix?
        What Is an Attribute?
        What is an Element?
        Where Can I Use Attributes?
        What is a List?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Loading Lawson-Defined Attributes and Elements
        Defining an Attribute
        Assigning Attribute Values to a Customer
        Defining an Automatic List
        Defining a Manual List
        Interfacing Valid Attribute Value Ranges to Attribute Matrix
    Electronic Payment Overview
      Concepts in this Appendix
        What Is Electronic Payment Processing?
        What Is Authorization?
        When Is Authorization Attempted?
        What Happens if Authorization Fails?
        Can I Batch Release Electronic Payment Orders?
        Does Authorization Only Take Place on Sales Orders?
        Can I Use EP Processing for Ship Immediate Orders?
        What Is Settlement?
        What Happens if Settlement Fails?
        How Do I Release Electronic Payment Invoices?
        Can I Choose Not to Perform Authorization and Settlement?
        How Does Accounting Differ for EP Transaction Accounts?
    Copyright and Legal Notices
  Billing and Revenue User Guide
    Overview of Billing and Revenue Management
      Billing and Revenue Management Process Flow
        Application Setup
        Billing and Revenue Management: A Big Picture
      How Billing and Revenue Management Interfaces With Other Applications
    Setting Up Structures: Overview
      Application Setup Overview
        Project Accounting Setup Overview
        Project Accounting Setup
        Billing and Revenue Management Structure Setup
        Creating Attachments in Billing and Revenue Management
    Setting Up Activity Groups
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What is an Activity Group?
        What Is a Calendar?
        What are Activity Group Levels?
        What Are Account Edits?
        What Are Accounting Unit Balances?
        What Are Resource Balances?
        How are Currencies Used in Project Accounting and Billing and Revenue Management?
        Using Setup Templates for Activity Groups and Activities
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining a Calendar
        Defining an Activity Group
        Defining Activity Group Templates
    Setting Up Activities
      Concepts in this Chapter
        What Is an Activity?
        What Is an Activity Status Code?
        What is a Level Address?
        What Is Period of Performance?
        How Can I Include Multiple Activities on One Invoice?
        How Can I Include Activities From Multiple Contracts on One Invoice?
      Procedures in this Chapter
        Defining Activity Status Codes
        Defining an Invoice Group
        Defining an Activity
        Defining Activity Templates
        Defining an Activity with a Template
        Defining Multiple Activities
        Assigning a Location to an Activity
        Defining Period of Performance
        Defining a Peri