A payment on account for a customer can be added on the sales menu, however, you are currently unable to add this prior to your first reporting period.


This guide demonstrates how to add a temporary reporting period which will enable you to add a payment on account as an opening balance.

Step 1.


Navigate to the Settings > Accounting > Periods menu.


Periods

Step 2.


Add a start and end dates to include the date of the payment on account. Click on the Add button.


Step 3.


Navigate to Sales > Unallocated receipt.


Money in

Step 4.


Fill in the details of the payment form and hit the Confirm button.


Step 5.


Navigate back to Settings > Accounting > Periods menu and delete the reporting period that you created in Step 1.


Periods

Step 6.


Navigate to Dashboard > Opening balances > Cash.


GSCash

Step 7.


Adjust the opening bank balance to reduce the balance if appropriate and hit the Update button.



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