The Beginning Balance is a total of any accounts selected for use in the
Cash Flow Projector combined with any manual adjustments. You can select
accounts and make adjustments on the Beginning Balance page.
The Account Information section of the Beginning Balance
page shows all your accounts that contain cash, such as a checking or saving
account. The current balance for each account is also displayed. You may select
a single account or a combination of any of these accounts to determine your
The Beginning Balance Summary shows your current balance
based on the accounts you selected. You can enter any adjustments to your
current balance in the Adjust Balance field. If you have entered all your cash
transactions in QuickBooks, an adjustment may not be necessary.
Note: The adjustment made to your beginning balance will be
remembered each time you use the Cash Flow Projector until you delete or change
the adjustment entry.
Which account(s) should I select?
Why should I make an adjustment?
If you know you have additional cash coming in or going out today, you
should make an appropriate adjustment to your current cash balance.
If you have a minimum amount of cash you want on-hand at all times, you can
enter a negative adjustment amount to keep this reserve set aside.
a beginning balance in the Cash Flow Projector