Handling Australian GST Requirements for Payables Transactions in eConnect


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

As part of the handling of Australian Good and Services Tax (GST), Microsoft Dynamics GP needs to be able to track if a Tax Invoice has been received for payables transactions.

This is important as a company must have a Tax Invoice for a purchase before they are allowed to claim the Input Tax Credit for that purchase. The Input Tax Credits are balanced against the tax they have collected from sales and only the balance is due to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

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Differences with SQL Transaction Rollback behaviour for eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010


David Meego - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article I originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

A recent case has highlighted some subtle differences in behaviour with eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and the way it handles SQL transaction commit and rollback.

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Choosing between eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP


Chris Roehrich - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article Chris Roehrich originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

Should I write this integration using eConnect or Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP?   This is often a question we receive at conferences like Convergence or in support cases from both Customers and Partners.  Like most questions in our field, there really is no concrete answer to this one.  The answer is usually the dreaded “Well, it depends on…”.   What I hope to do here with this post is point out some of the differences of the two integration platforms, give you my opinion on what I like about them, and then you can decide how you would leverage them in your own projects.

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Leveraging the changes in eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010


Chris Roehrich - Click for blog homepageThis is a reposting of an article Chris Roehrich originally wrote on my Developing for Dynamics GP blog.

In this post I will talk about the changes made to the API for eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 and how developers can take advantage of these changes to affect their custom application.   If you have been using eConnect 2010 you have already realized that there is a new Windows service running called the eConnect for Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 Integration Service.   This is a change from the version 9 and 10 days where there was a COM+ application for eConnect that appeared under Component Services.  Like the eConnect COM+ application, the eConnect 2010 service runs under a Windows user that requires DYNGRP role access in the DYNAMICS and company databases.  I will breakdown some of the other changes in the following sections.

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