Tracking expenses for multiple Vendors but only creating one check, to separate Vendor to clear expenses.
Enter bills for A, B, and C Vendors (Sub Vendors), then pay D Vendor (Parent Vendor) to clear Accounts Payable for A, B and C Vendors.
Intuit recommends 2 solutions for this problem. The first solution may solve your problem, or you may need to try both to resolve the issue. For best results, perform the solutions in the order shown.
Pay bills for Sub-Vendors with discount. Then write a check to Parent Vendor linking to discount expense account:
Create a Bank Account to pay the bills and then use it as the offset account for the check written for the Parent Vendor.