How do I pay a vendor for the HST i missed adding to his last paymeny (on his next cheque) without messing something up?

I paid out a vendor from his usual bill but forgot to pay him the HST on the amount he billed us. I would like to be able to correct this and pay him the amount owing on his next bill. Is there a specific way to do this?

Answer

Hi, 

You have a couple options for this.

1.  Go to the original bill that is missing the HST, add the HST and re-save.  The previous payment should remain applied and the HST amount will show as unpaid.  When you go to "pay bills", this one should appear with the HST amount which you can select as you would a regular bill payment.

** If the original bill date is in a fiscal year which has been closed, do not do this.  If this is the case, go to option 2 and use the first day of the current fiscal year for the 'new' bill.

2. Enter a new bill with HST only - enter the account/expense line you normally use with a $0 value and manually override the tax amount to what HST should be paid.  Again, this will appear in your pay bills window.


Hope this helps!

Amy

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