Cost Accounting configuration key (COSBaseModule)


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Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

The Cost accounting configuration key controls access to cost accounting forms and functions.

You cannot enable or disable this key in the License configuration form.

Forms enabled by the configuration key

The following forms are available when the configuration key is enabled.

Project management and accounting forms


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Accrual schemes

Cost accounting accrual schemes (form)


Accrual (form)


Budget model

Cost accounting budget model (form)

Cost accounting parameters

Cost balance

Cost categories

Cost categories

Account number (form)

Cost category reference

Cost category references (form)

Cost category

Cost lines

Cost lines setup (form)

Cost rates

Maintain cost rates (form)

Cost splitting

Cost splitting (form)

Cost transactions

Cost transactions

Dimension balance

Dimension posting control

Display setup

Display structure

Category hierarchy (form)


Divisions (form)

Expense distribution sheet

Cost accounting report (form)


Hierarchy structure


Journal names

Journal name (form)

Journal texts

Cost accounting journal texts (form)

Line structures


Period balances

Reference table values

Reference tables

Reference tables (form)

Register transactions

Report columns

Report columns (form)

Report lines

Report lines (form)

Validation list

Additional information about this configuration key

The following table provides information about how this configuration key relates to other configuration keys and license codes.



License code

Cost accounting I

Parent key


Child keys

Budgeting configuration key (COSBudget)

Calculation configuration key (COSCalculation)


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For more information about how license codes and configuration keys work together, see About license codes and configuration keys.