can I sent an invoice for storage unit rental in advance as they receive a discount for this?

When I apply the payment received to the invoice for the tennant, their balance states 0 but should actually be a negative number that gets adjusted as they use up their rent so I was told.  But I want to be able to send an invoice to the renters that pay in advance as a reminder.  What is the best method?

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Hello, flan.prop.

I'm here to provide some information about recording advance payment from a customer, so let me get this straightened out.

QuickBooks Desktop for Mac lets you record an upfront deposit and apply it to the invoice. An upfront deposit is a money you've received but not yet earned.

You can check out this article that will help you record upfront deposits or retainers: Manage upfront deposits or retainers.

Once the deposit will be applied to the invoice, revenue is recorded in QuickBooks. Then, you'll be able to send it to your customer as a reminder.

You can leave a comment below if you have further questions and I'll be here to keep helping. Have a wonderful day.

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