Upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2 Today!

On October 1st, 2018 Microsoft released Dynamics GP 2018 R2 and with it, a bevy of new features and options that are exciting those who rely on Great Plains to run their everyday accounting. You can upgrade to Dynamics GP 2018 R2 today, but before you do, let’s run down some of the new features.

New Features and Updates


Allow partial purchase on a purchase requisition from a PO
Mass update inactive from Navigation List – Inactivate Reactivate Temporary
Add Vendor doc number to Purchase all in one
Email PO other templates from PO Entry
Checkbook ID defaults on computer check batch
Display Vendor Hold Status

Financial Enhancement

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

Sales Optimization

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

Top Requested Features

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

That may seem like a lot to take in, but we can help you! If you are thinking about upgrading (and now is the time to do it), have questions about the new features, or just want to ask questions let us know! You can email us at info@altavistatech.com or give us a call at 855-913-3228 to talk about a path to upgrade to Dynamics GP 2018 R2. At Alta Vista Technology we take pride in being part of your solution.