Close a fiscal year in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Functional Consultant
Business User
Dynamics 365
Business Central

Do you want to discover what steps to take to close a fiscal year in Business Central? The year-end closing processes in Business Central are the final steps in the fiscal year. This module explains how to create and manage accounting periods and how to close a fiscal year.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Create new accounting periods.
  • Create a new fiscal year.
  • Close a fiscal year.
  • Close an income statement.
  • Analyze entries that are posted in a closed fiscal year.


Basic understanding of how to navigate the Dynamics 365 Business Central application and of the chart of accounts.