Sometimes it is necessary to make adjustments to accounts in QuickBooks that cannot be performed in Point of Sale. This article describes the process of making journal entries in QuickBooks.
In QuickBooks, journal entries are made in the Make General Journal Entry window. This option is available for accountants or users who prefer the traditional system of accounting in which transactions are entered into a general journal. If you are not an accountant, you might use the general journal to transfer amounts from one income or expense account to another, or from one class to another.
In order to complete your year-end activities, your accountant may instruct you to record miscellaneous journal entries in QuickBooks. Your accountant can provide you with specific information if this step is necessary.
Note: When making journal entries in QuickBooks, you need to know which account receives the debit and which account receives the credit side of the transaction. Consult your accountant or accounting professional if you need further guidance over which journal entries need to be debited or credited.
To record a journal entry:
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