One payment for several invoices
jonas at lippuner.ca
Tue Jun 4 02:34:49 EDT 2013
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Thanks for the tip, guys. I like Mike's idea a lot.
> On Tue, 04 Jun 2013 01:35:17 -0400 Mike Alexander <mta at umich.edu>
>> --On June 3, 2013 9:25:39 PM -0700 Jonas Lippuner
>> <jonas at lippuner.ca> wrote:
>>> So what I would like to have is one transaction in the
>>> checking account that has a split for separate invoices (each
>>> invoice belonging to a different customer).
>>> Is this possible to do? If so, how? And even if the current GUI
>>> does not support such an action, would such a transaction
>>> (different splits being the payment for different invoices) be
>>> logically consistent with Gnucash's data model?
>> The way I do this (which is taken from other accounting software
>> I am forced to use) is to use an intermediate asset account
>> called "Undeposited Funds". When I get a check to pay an invoice
>> I post the invoice and deposit the payment in the Undeposited
>> Funds account. Then when I make a bank deposit I enter a
>> transaction from that account to the bank account with a split
>> for each check deposited.
> I have experimented with editing the Accounts Receivable and
> making split transactions. I would recommend Mike's method as it
> isn't prone to error and can be copied from one week to the next.
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