What's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Business Central

This topic lists features that are planned to release from October 2022 through March 2023. Because this topic lists features that may not have released yet, delivery timelines may change and projected functionality may not be released. For more information, go to Microsoft policy.

For a list of the previous wave's release plans, go to 2022 release wave 1 plan.

In the General availability column, the feature will be delivered within the month listed. The delivery date can be any day within that month. Released features show the full date, including the date of release.

This check mark ( ) shows which features have been released for public preview or early access and for public preview, early access, and general availability.

Application

In 2022 release wave 2, we deliver updates based on the most popular requests for improvement. We'll invest in better reporting, and several improvements to the finance and supply chain areas.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Better bank reconciliation for checks and improved reporting Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Extended text functionality for VAT clauses Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Financial reporting replaces account schedules Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Find posted and non-posted document lines in search Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Flexible sorting in the Planning Worksheet page Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Make entry of variant codes required Users by admins, makers, or analysts Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Post item charges for each step of the process Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Service - minor improvements Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Simpler Shopify connection Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Track items that are used in projects, including picks Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
New VAT Date field on documents and entries Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Set up data exchange more easily Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Use multiple remit-to addresses for vendors Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Sync sales orders both ways in Business Central and Sales Users by admins, makers, or analysts Jun 1, 2022 Oct 3, 2022
Use multiline text fields with Word mail merge Users, automatically - Nov 2022
Reverse payment reconciliation journal entries Users, automatically Dec 2022 Dec 2022

Country and regional

More countries are added to bring Business Central to availability in more than half of all countries and regions globally.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Check the GL journal balance by correction - Czechia Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Configurable and redesigned Intrastat solution Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Specify a default bank account by currency - Czechia Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Word layout email template for CZ documents Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Country/regional expansion - Albania Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Georgia Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Israel Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Jordan Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Kuwait Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Monaco Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Mongolia Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Montenegro Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - North Macedonia Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Oman Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Country/regional expansion - Pakistan Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
IRS 1096 Form (United States) Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Service declarations F01DGS for Belgium and Intrastat for Italy and France Users, automatically Nov 2022 Nov 2022
Accessibility declaration for Italy available Users, automatically - Nov 4, 2022

Development

This release continues investments in improving AL developer productivity in Visual Studio Code.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Connect to Azure Functions from AL code Users, automatically - Oct 1, 2022
Override entitlements with inherent permissions Users, automatically - Oct 1, 2022
ApplicationArea on fields defaults to page value Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Apply resource exposure policy to DEV extensions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Apply select code actions across objects and projects Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Combine multiple UI actions with a split button Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Define app entitlements to map permission sets to AppSource monetization licenses Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Define custom actions in AL code Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Enable NoImplicitWith feature by default Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Exclude temporary records when debugging record writes Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Exclude Try functions when debugging errors Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
IntelliSense for defining sorting on data view properties now includes table keys Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Launch in a specific company from Visual Studio Code Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
New command to generate or update AL permission set Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Promoted action groups and action references Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Record tooltip has new primary key indicator Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Resource exposure policies for apps are on by default Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
See the primary key for table fields in IntelliSense Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Use option access syntax in formulas Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
View size of text, code fields in page inspection Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
View SQL locks during AL debugging Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Visualize code lines executed in snapshot capture Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Access database row version from AL code Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Define inherent entitlements as a developer Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Developers can write faster upgrade code Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
AL-Go for GitHub - modern DevOps for partners Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Oct 3, 2022
Integrate Business Central with SharePoint Users, automatically - Nov 2022
Extend general ledger posting aggregations Users by admins, makers, or analysts Oct 1, 2021 Mar 2023

Governance and administration

Business Central 2022 release wave 2 delivers a set of admin and governance capabilities to help admins and IT pros set up, secure, manage, govern, and monitor customer environments.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Cloud migration data upgrade for extensions Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Migrate more data from Dynamics GP Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 8, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Permission set handling enhancements Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 3, 2022
Update licensed users from Microsoft 365 faster Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 3, 2022
Use service-to-service authentication with admin API Users, automatically - Oct 13, 2022
Sync users based on environment security groups Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Nov 2022
Get more visibility into service interruptions Users, automatically - Dec 2022
Get more, better communications as admin Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Dec 2022
Restore deleted environments Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Dec 2022
Restore environments to point in time Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Jan 2023
Restrict traffic on system integrations with service tags Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Jan 2023

Microsoft Power Platform

In 2022 release wave 2, we continue to improve the way Business Central integrates with Power Automate, Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, and Dataverse. We also continue improving the integration with Power BI.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Allow multiple Power BI charts to appear on Role Center Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Personalize and design the Automate actions in the web client Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Rely on personalization to show or hide Power BI parts on lists Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Switch Power Automate features on or off Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Use a Power Automate flow to notify Business Central of Dataverse entity changes Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 3, 2022
Add media/image support for Business Central connectors Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Nov 2022 Dec 2022
Power Apps and Power Automate support for document attachments Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Nov 2022 Dec 2022

Onboarding

Onboarding is a key focus in every release wave. Better onboarding experiences allow customers to get started with Business Central in minimal time, with minimal friction. In this release wave, we focus on connectivity to third-party operational productivity services.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Easily access setup pages for new apps Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Easily find apps to connect to core services Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Easily install and set up new apps Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
New field descriptions improve clarity Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022

Productive with Microsoft 365

Empower SMBs to work smarter with collaborative experiences, tools, and insights within the flow of work.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Configure OneDrive integration Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Delegated admins can edit in Excel Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Share to Teams action now includes link preview Users, automatically Sep 5, 2022 Oct 3, 2022
Access Business Central with your Microsoft 365 license Users by admins, makers, or analysts - Nov 4, 2022
Embed Business Central in Teams tabs Users by admins, makers, or analysts - Nov 4, 2022

Reporting

In this release wave, we continue the work we introduced in the previous release wave for Excel layouts.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Choose the report layout on request page Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Use new dedicated APIs for financial reporting Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022

Service and platform

No matter the type of industry of a small or medium-sized business (SMB), business users expect a dependable service and platform that they can run their business on.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Performance - faster data stack Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically - Oct 1, 2022
Use Power BI app on telemetry for insights into environments Users, automatically Jul 4, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Get telemetry for page views on-premises Users, automatically Oct 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Compile against installed AppSource apps Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically Oct 4, 2022 Oct 4, 2022

User experiences

Improvements across the portfolio of clients for desktop and mobile devices.

Feature Enabled for Public preview General availability
Auto-save as you work Users by admins, makers, or analysts Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Experience updated UI elements Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Switch companies across environments Users, automatically Sep 1, 2022 Oct 1, 2022
Legacy list views will be hidden Users by admins, makers, or analysts Sep 5, 2022 Oct 3, 2022
Modern Action Bar Users, automatically Sep 15, 2022 Oct 3, 2022
Search in company data Users, automatically Sep 30, 2022 Mar 2023

Description of Enabled for column values:

  • Users, automatically: These features include changes to the user experience and are enabled automatically.

  • Admins, makers, marketers, or analysts, automatically: These features are meant to be used by administrators, makers, marketers, or business analysts and are enabled automatically.

  • Users by admins, makers, or analysts: These features must be enabled or configured by the administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users.

For a list of the countries or regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, go to the International availability guide. For more information about geographic areas and datacenters (regions), go to the Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Power Platform availability page.