Entering a credit
Robert G Palmer Jr
robertpalmerjr at mac.com
Tue Jan 13 09:37:04 EST 2009
No, this does not seem to work, for two reasons:
1. On an invoice, my checking account can't be selected. I'm
guessing an invoice will not let you select a BANK account, because I
can select other ASSET accounts that are just "holding
accounts" (e.g. I can select "Assets:undeposited funds").
2. An Invoice takes money FROM an account and puts it INTO Asset:AR
account. Even if I could do a invoice against my BANK account, it's
going to INCREASE the AR, not DECREASE it. A Credit should DECREASE
INCOME AND AR (you aren't getting paid as much and you aren't
expecting as much).
On Jan 13, 2009, at 8:43 AM, avr at jet2.net wrote:
> Robert Stocks wrote:
>> 2009/1/13 Robert G Palmer Jr <robertpalmerjr at mac.com>:
>>> Well, this sounded like the perfect approach, it would allow me
>>> to continue
>>> to use the exact same pair of accounts: Income:Fees and Asset:AR
>>> then just
>>> post an invoice with the credit amount. In the original invoice,
>>> I'm taking
>>> money out of Income:Fees and putting it into Asset:AR and in the
>>> credit, I
>>> would be doing the opposite (due to using negative numbers).
>>> However, when
>>> I try to post this invoice, I get an error dialog:
>>> ---> "You may not post an invoice with a negative total value."
>>> So I guess I'm back to square one.
> Will this work for you?
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