Processing Customer Payments
warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Apr 4 23:45:03 EDT 2005
Quoting Jeffrey Goldberg <jeffrey at goldmark.org>:
> On Apr 1, 2005, at 5:00 AM, Derrick Ashby wrote:
> > I certainly have an account for each
> > customer, but the only way to tell which invoices have been paid and
> > which haven't is to religiously enter the invoice number and
> > description
> > at every stage of the transaction and ignore the "Paid" column
> > altogether. The main problem is that the receivables aging report is
> > completely useless.
> Me, too. I had assumed that this "work-around" that I'd stumbled
> across reflected my ignorance of GnuCash, and I was going to ask how to
> deal with the properly when I came across this thread.
> And I really would like to have a usable receivables aging report.
> I realize that GnuCash is GPLed, and so it would be much nicer for me
> to submit a patch along with the complaint. But (a) I'm just getting
> to grips with bookkeeping in the first place, (b) I'm just getting to
> grips with how GnuCash works (at the user level). (c) I'm not a very
> good coder.
Um, the aging report has always worked for me. Invoices are paid FIFO.
You only want/need ONE A/R account. If you're running with an A/R per customer
then you're doing it wrong.
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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