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Q&A: General Ledger


When I run my Balance Sheet Report, I see that some of the accounts are printing the right amount, but show as negative instead of positive. Is there a way to change this?   Read More...


Our accountant has requested a list of all of our outstanding checks posted from Accounts Payable. Is there a report for this?   Read More...


I've never created a budget in GL before and have been asked to do so for 2021. Where and how can I set up a budget?   Read More...


Our accountant needs a list of the unreconciled checks posted from AP. Is it possible to get all unreconciled checks on a single report?   Read More...


We are getting ready to close the books for 2020. Is there any way to stop users from making changes to journal entries dated prior to a certain date?   Read More...


I noticed I have a balance being carried forward from the Prior Fiscal Year in my Retained Earnings account. This is making the figures on my Balance Sheet not match the YTD Net Profit/Loss on my Income statement. How do I correct this?   Read More...


Some of our journal entries were accidentally cleared, but we are not sure how many. Is there a report that can provide a list of cleared journal entries dated for this month?   Read More...


My predecessor configured our GLS Client to a single journal type. Now, when I run a Journal Report, all of my journal entries are grouped under one “General” journal.  Is there any way to add Journals so that payments from clients and checks the firm writes go to unique journal values for easier reporting?   Read More...


There are certain journal entries that I want to group together. However, they are often on different days and have different transaction numbers. I can’t make a deposit slip as most of these are not entries for bank accounts. How can I accomplish this?   Read More...


We make a daily deposit to our bank for all payments received that day and they show as a single entry on our bank statements. However, when we perform our reconciliation, each payment is an individual journal entry. Is there any way to combine these transactions so that they match the deposit values from our bank statements?   Read More...


We recently switched to a new bank for our operating account. Everything is configured correctly, but when I run the Balance Sheet I see both the old and new accounts showing up. How can I stop the old account from being displayed?   Read More...


We have several recurring entries that we want to add that are similar. Is there a way to copy an existing one and then make a small change to it?   Read More...


How can I tell if a deposit slip has already been reconciled or not?   Read More...