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Q&A: General Ledger


I was asked to open a second client to maintain books for a separate company that one owner is starting. We won’t be integrating this company with Tabs3 Billing or Accounts Payable, but can I use our existing chart of accounts from our current client as a starting point for the new client?   Read More...


We created a new account but discovered a few days later that the account was redundant. Unfortunately, journal entries were made to this account before we came to this decision. Can we still delete this account?   Read More...


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...