There is a common business practice that the company purchase from vendor branches, and the invoice is received from the vendor head office.
Microsoft Dynamics AX facilitate this requirements through the Invoice Account on vendor master information, where the invoice account points to vendor ID which the invoice will hit his/her balance whereas the purchase order is directed to another vendor ID.
Operationally the buyer creates the purchase order to the vendor branch, and proceed the purchase order till invoice. The invoice will hit the vendor account which is placed in the Invoice Account.
Vendor form, under invoice & delivery, invoice section, invoice account.
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