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Bill shows unpaid status after writing a check to pay it

A bill will remain in open status after writing a check if you used the QuickBooks Write Checks feature rather than the Pay Bills feature to pay it. It is important to remember that the two Accounts Payable features – Enter Bills and Pay Bills , work together. If you use Write Checks with Enter Bills, the check will not be linked to the bill, and the bill will remain in open/unpaid status.

General guidelines to follow when deciding how to make payments:

  • If you pay bills as they arrive and do not need to see reports on how much you owe vendors, use Write Checks.
  • If you prefer to pay bills all at once, for example on the same day each month, and you want to see reports on how much you owe vendors, then use Enter Bills and Pay Bills in Accounts Payable.
How to fix it

If you used Write Checks to pay bills, select one of the following solutions:

 

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