My clients are on a cash basis. Is there a reason that all of a sudden my journal entries are not showing up on a cash basis report, but they are on an accrual basis?

I'm not sure if this is a glitch or what, but up until a few months ago it wasn't like this.

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The First Line is called the Source. The other lines are the Target. You know this from Write Check; the payee name and bank are Source; the details lines that you job track are account Targets and Job name Targets. This is a known problem for using JE with Names, and this is exactly why they are not used routinely, not for AP, AR, QB Payroll, Sales, Sales Tax, inventory, etc. You see this in the Unbilled Costs by Job report, as it reveals Source Name as a Column.

The problem exists for any JE with more than two lines = Splits or Distribution lines. So, someone might recommend leaving the first line blank; now you have no Source line and also cannot double-click that entry from a report. It will not Open.


There are other ways to Rebalance the data you want to change.


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