AutoCount Accounting Version 1.8.27 Release Note

Introduction

This version of AutoCount Accounting 1.8.27 is a maintenance release for version 1.8. Some of the improvements implemented in this version are:

  • GST Enhancement

Improvements Introduced

GST Enhancement

With the release of the revised version of the Guide on Accounting Software Enhancement towards GST Compliance (Revised as of 02 March 2017), several changes has been made to the AutoCount Accounting software with regards to the GST functionality. Below are the changes implemented into the system.

Changes to the Tax Codes

Several changes has been implemented to the tax codes used in AutoCount Accounting. When updating to this version, the system will generate a file to show what changes has been done to which tax code. The user can then save and open the file to review the changes done to the tax codes in AutoCount Accounting.

A major change to the tax code line up in AutoCount Accounting are the addition of new tax codes. The following table illustrates the new additions to the Supply Tax Codes.

Tax Code Description Rate Government Tax Code Special Note
NTX Output Tax 0% – Supplies with no tax chargeable 0% NTX The GST-03 Mapping is updated to Field 10.
NTX-CG Output Tax 0% – Supplies with no tax chargeable of Capital Goods 0% NTX The GST-03 Mapping is updated to Field 10.

Other than the new additions, some of the original tax codes will be remove and/or merge into existing tax code. Below is the table describing the changes done to the Supply Tax Codes.

Tax Code Description Rate Government Tax Code Special Note
SR-JWS Output Tax 6% – Standard Rated Supplies under jeweller scheme 6% SR-JWS Replace the old tax code SR-JS
OS-TXM Output Tax 0% – Out of Scope Supplies Of Oversea which are taxable in Malaysia 0% OS-TXM Replace and merge the old tax codes (OS-ER, OS-OVT, OS-OV)
OS-TXM-CG Output Tax 0% – Out of Scope Supplies Of Capital Goods 0% OS-TXM Replace the old tax code OS-CG
ZDA Output Tax 0% – Zero Rated Supplies to Designated Area 0% ZDA The GST-03 Mapping is updated to Field 11.
ZDA-CG Output Tax 0% – Zero Rated Supplies of Capital goods to Designated Area 0% ZDA The GST-03 Mapping is updated to Field 11.

The following shows the changes done to the Purchase Tax Codes

Tax Code Description Rate Government Tax Code Special Note
TX-S Input Tax 6% – To Make Taxable Supplies (standard rated) 6% TX Merge the old tax code TX-ER into TX-S
TX-RE Input Tax 6% – Residual Input Tax 6% TX-RE Merge the old tax code IM-RE into TX-RE
TX-RE-CG Input Tax 6% – Residual Input Tax of Capital Goods 6% TX-RE Merge the old tax code IM-RE-CG into TX-RE-CG
IM-CG Input Tax 6% – Import of Capital Goods 6% IM Replace the old government tax code IM-CG

New GST-03 Mapping

With the addition and changes done to the tax code line up, the GST-03 mapping is also updated to reflect the changes. The following table illustrates the changes:

Field Description Tax Code
5a Total Value of standard rate supply SR, SR-MS, DS
5b Total Output tax (inclusive of tax value on bad debt recovered & other adjustments) SR, SR-MS, DS, AJS
6a Total value of standard-rate and flat rate acquisition TX, TX-IES, TX-RE, IM, TX-CG, TX-FRS, TX-ES(if pass de minimis rule)
6b Total input tax (inclusive of tax value on bad debt relief & other adjustments) TX, TX-IES, IM, TX-CG, TX-FRS, AJP, TX-ES(if pass de minimis rule)
10 Total value of local zero-rated supplies ZRL, NTX
11 Total value of export supplies ZRE, ZDA
12 Total value of exempt supplies ES, IES
13 Total value of supplies granted GST relief RS
14 Total value of goods imported under approved trade scheme IS
15 Total value of GST suspended under item 14 IS * 6%
16 Total value of capital goods acquired TX-CG, IM-CG, TX-RE-CG, TX-IES-CG, TX-ES-CG(if pass de minimis rule)
17 Total value of bad debt relief inclusive tax AJP-ARBD
18 Total value of bad debt recovered inclusive tax AJS-ARBD

Changes to the Partial Exemption Module

There are also some changes applied to the Partial Exemption Module. One of these changes is that the tax codes OS-ER, OS-OVT, and OS-OV is changed to OS-TXM and that the OS-CG tax code is changed to OS-TXM-CG. Another changes is that the NTX tax code is included in the Value of Taxable Supplies (T) column. The following table illustrates which tax codes is taken into consideration in the Partial Exemptions columns for this version onwards:

Column Government Tax Code System Tax Code
Value of Taxable Supplies (T) SR, SR-MS, ZRL, ZRE, DS, RS, GS, ZDA, OS-TXM, NTX
Value of Exempt Supplies (E) ES, IES
Value of Excluded Taxable Supplies (O1) SR-CG, ZRE-CG, RS-CG, GS-CG, ZDA-CG, OS-TXM-CG, DS-ATMS, DS-I
Value of All Excluded Supplies (O2) IES SR-CG, ZRE-CG, ES-CG, ES-GU, RS-CG, GS-CG, ZDA-CG, OS-TXM-CG, DS-ATMS, DS-I

Bugs Fixed and Minor Enhancement

Among the newer bugs fixed and minor enhancement introduced in AutoCount Accounting version 1.8 are:

  1. Fix Bug: Unable to preview all report after setting default report. (ACC-2941)
  2. Fix Bug: Purchase Analysis by Document – Repeating menu when right click on grid. (ACC-2943)
  3. Fix Bug: Invoicing Credit Control – Credit Control checking did not run if change debtor by editing Transaction. (ACC-2958)
  4. Fix Bug: Fix show blank project and department no. in tax transaction drill down form.
  5. Fix Bug: Fix incorrect calculation in item package’s sold and purchase quantity.
  6. Fix Bug: Fix FOC Qty cannot sum together with Qty in Purchase Order Entry Form.
  7. Fix Bug: Fix wrong Option checking in reorder and back order item notification form.
  8. Fix Bug: Fix unable to change unit price if password security is medium or strong.
  9. Enhancement: Add customize grid layout for item package inquiry.
  10. Fix Bug: Fix ARAP Payment missing refund amount field.
  11. Enhancement: Add Local Total column to Cash Transaction Listing report.
  12. Enhancement: Add project description and department description to Outstanding Consignment Report and Outstanding Supplier Consignment Report.
  13. Fix Bug: Consider posting account group function for separate line by line discount in ARAP document.
  14. Enhancement: Add Batch Expiry Date and Item Batch Description to support Set Column Caption in Stock Card Report.
  15. Fix Bug: Fix item volume and volume uom cannot be import and export from excel.
  16. Fix Bug: Change sell currency rate for all sales document when tax base currency is MYR. (GST)
  17. Fix Bug: Price Book Matrix unable load and save issue if apply filter for row only.
  18. Fix Bug: Modify configure GST which allow tax account from tax base currency code.
  19. Fix Bug: Fix show incorrect local tax amount for journal entry in tax transaction audit trail listing report.
  20. Fix Bug: Fix do not include trade in transaction into Stock Item Profit Margin report.
  21. Fix Bug: Fix refund description no display in cash transaction listing report.
  22. Fix Bug: Fix unable store last item code tick setting in item search form.
  23. Enhancement: GST Tax Code changes to follow new guidelines.
  24. Fix Bug: Fix unable to inquiry specific item in stock card report. (Error Log Viewer ID: 50735)
  25. Fix Bug: Fix Currency Rate Lookup Edit does not refresh after add/edit Currency Rate.
  26. Enhancement: Convert gain/loss amount to tax base currency for IRAS Box3.