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The Scoop on Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2 – Release Date and Feature List

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2 is schedule to be released October 1, 2018.  This will be a release packed with core features for Microsoft Dynamics GP customers.

The new features are in four main areas:


  1. Financial Enhancements

    Exclude items in HITB with zero quantities
    Transaction level post to GL
    Payroll Pay code start and end dates
    Payroll shared maximums for deductions and benefits (federal requirement for 401K)
    Monthly and Bimonthly recurring batches
    Don’t display inactive checkbooks in Look ups
    Payroll check register FICA totals
    Don’t allow duplicate check numbers for Bank transaction entry, miscellaneous checks and payroll manual checks

  2. Purchasing Usability
    Mass update inactive from Navigation List – Inactivate Reactivate Temporary

    Add Vendor doc number to Purchase all in one
    Checkbook ID defaults on computer check batch
    Allow partial purchase on a purchase requisition from a PO
    Email PO other template from PO Entry
    Display Vendor Hold Status

  3. Sales Optimization
    Print Invoice in Functional from SOP Navigation List

    Sales Transaction Workflow
    New SmartList for Deposits on Unposted Sales Transactions
    Print and email SOP document at the same time
    Customer /Combiner retain ship to address
    Additional sort options on SOP Item Inquiry
    Email customer statements

  4. Top Feature Requests

    Hide Business Analyzer for all users
    Increase Dynamics GP password maximum length to 21 characters
    Password expiration notification
    SmartList Designer Favorites display in Nav List
    Web Client with workflow Org Accounts (Mid Year)
    Regional Date format in web client (Mid Year)
    TWAIN for scanning, doc attach (Mid Year)

Here is a look at the latest Microsoft Dynamics GP Roadmap out through 2020:

You will notice something new on the Dynamics GP Roadmap that is getting attention called Intelligent Edge.  When you install Dynamics GP 2018 R2 you will see a new tab on your home page talking about Intelligent Edge. More on that in future blog posts.

Microsoft is continuing to invest in Microsoft Dynamics GP and we are exciting about these enhancements.

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If you are evaluating Microsoft Dynamics GP or if you are interested in upgrading your current Microsoft Dynamics GP system contact CAL Business Solutions. Call 860-485-0910 x4 or

By CAL Business Solutions, Microsoft Dynamics GP and Acumatica Partner,

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