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This article applies to Microsoft Dynamics AX for the Italy (it) region.


This article describes a country-specific update for Italy to support changes in the format of electronic Domestic Tax transaction report (Spesometro) in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.

The tax authorities that is in document no. 2013/94908 dated 2 August 2013 have published details of the 'Spesometro' declaration of VAT transactions (per article 21, Law Decree no. 78/2010) including the form with which the communication should be submitted.

More Information

Current update extends existing functionality "Italian Domestic tax transactions report" to support new ASCII file format (Spesometro) for exporting of the declaration.

ASCII format and corresponding technical descriptions are available in the official portal:

Supporting of the new format resulted in extending setup of the report to include additional mandatory parameters into the declaration:

  • Communication format

  • It is possible to communicate the data either in an analytic or aggregate format (grouping together transactions with the same client and distinguishing between input and output transactions).

  • Company designation


  • Writer details

  • Writer fiscal code, Writer designation, Writer role, Place of birth, Province of birth, Birth date, Gender, First name, Last name

Data to be included in the 'analytic' communication:

- the year the transaction relates to;

- the VAT number or fiscal number of the supplier;

- for output invoices, the date of the document, the consideration (VAT exclusive), the VAT amount, and information on the type of transaction (zero rated or exempt);

- for input invoices, the date of the document, the registration date, the consideration (VAT exclusive), the VAT amount, plus information on the type of transaction (zero rated or exempt);

- for taxable persons, the document number, the amount of taxable transactions and the VAT amount.
Data to be included in the 'aggregate' communication (from the transactions perspective, for each counterparty, and separately for output and input transactions):

- VAT registration number or fiscal number;

- the number of aggregate transactions;

- the total amount of transactions, taxable and exempt from VAT (with or without the right to deduction);

- the total amount of transactions outside the scope of VAT;

- the total amount of VAT;

- the total amount of transactions with VAT not separately quoted on the invoice;

- the total amount of credit/debit notes and relevant VAT.

For the selected transactions, it is possible to define a threshold.

For particular transactions, it is possible to review and update manually the following flags:

Credit note transactionCredit note transaction

- Reverse charge

- Non-Deductible VAT

- Self-invoicing

- Service
New format replaces existing format.

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft website: If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to contact a Microsoft Dynamics partner or technical support for Microsoft Dynamics and related products. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix.

If you have access to online assisted support you can log on to the Microsoft Dynamics site and create a new support request. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website: You can also contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics and related products by telephone. To do this, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

Partners Customers The "Hotfix Download Available" section and the online request forms display the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Installation information

If you have customizations for one or more of the methods or the tables that are affected by this hotfix, you must apply these changes in a test environment before you apply the hotfix in a production environment:

For more information about how to install this hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

893082 How to install a Microsoft Dynamics AX hotfix


You must have one of the following products installed to apply this hotfix:

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Service Pack 1

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

  • Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

Restart requirement

You must restart the Application Object Server (AOS) service after you apply this hotfix.

File information

The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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