I had to delete and re-enter a credit card charge that had already been cleared. How do I clear the newly entered charge (apart from reconciling just that payment)?

Using Quickbooks 2016 for Mac

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Why did you Have To delete it? You can correct things, you know. That would not Unreconcile, unless the amount had been wrong. And if the amount was wrong, it would not have reconciled in the first place without have an out of balance condition.

For any account you reconcile, when you affect the status of what was reconciled, because a wrong update, reconciled the wrong duplicate entry, or deleted one to recreate it as something different, as long as the Amount still is right, you can do a Mini-Rec or Re-reconciliation any time.

Either wait for the next cycle, and use that statement, or use the most recent. Ignore the Beginning balance; you affected it, by changing Reconciled transactions. Your goal is always the ending balance for a given date. The Beginning Balance is a reference point that you affected, so Ignore it.

Reconciling = always clearing only those transactions that you know the bank processed. So, if you are Re-reconciling, you use that recent ending balance and clear only your Recreated transactions. You should still get to a difference of 0. If waiting until the next cycle, clear these old ones that you recreated, along with new entries; you should still get to a difference of 0.

If you cannot get to a difference or 0, and you know the recreated transaction(s) are right, then they are not the problem, either.

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