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Resolve a Balance Sheet out of balance

The Balance Sheet (B/S), either cash basis or accrual basis or both, is out of balance. The Total Assets do not equal the sum of Total Liabilities and Total Equities (A = L + E).

Why is this happening

This issue has three common causes:

  • Your data file is damaged.
  • You have entered or linked transactions that are not compatible.
  • You are using multi-currency.

How to fix it

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Important: Create a backup of your company file before trying any of the Solutions outlined in this article.

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