Record a transaction in an account register

You can record a transaction for an open account in the last line of an account register. The line is designated by a different color.

Note: Only one offset account can be charged in each entry. If you have more than one offset account, you must open a document form.

  1. On the Company menu, point to Company Lists, and then click Chart of Accounts.

  2. Open a Bank Account, Credit Card Account, or Account register.

  3. On the last line of the register, enter information in the following columns.

    Account register

    Option

    Description

    Date

    Displays the current date. Click the arrow next to Date to open the calendar and enter another date.

    Document No.

    Type the document number that relates to the transaction.

    Increase

    Type the amount of increase, or leave the default of $0.00.

    Reduce

    Type the amount of reduction, or leave the default of $0.00.

    Account

    Click the arrow and select an account, or select Add a new Financial Account.

    Memo

    Type information related to the transaction.

    Bank account register

    Option

    Description

    Date

    Displays the current date. Click the arrow next to Date to open the calendar and enter another date.

    Check No.

    If the transaction relates to a manual check, type the check number.

    Pay To

    Click the arrow and select a customer, vendor, or employee name.

    Memo

    Type information related to the transaction.

    Account

    Click the arrow and select an account, or select Add a new Financial Account.

    Payment

    Type the amount of the payment or leave the default of $0.00.

    Deposit

    Type the amount of the deposit, or leave the default of $0.00.

    Credit card account register

    Options

    Description

    Date

    Displays the current date. Click the arrow next to Date to open the calendar and enter another date.

    Document No.

    Type the document number that relates to the transaction.

    Pay To

    Click the arrow and select a customer, vendor, or employee name.

    Memo

    Type information related to the transaction.

    Account

    Click the arrow and select an account, or select Add a new Financial Account.

    Charge

    Type the amount of the charge or leave the default of $0.00.

    Payment

    Type the amount of the payment or leave the default of $0.00.

  4. To save the entry, click Save.

    Note: To remove the entry before you save it, click Clear.

Related topics

Find company accounts in a list

View a bank account register

View a credit card/line of credit account register

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