i am trying to write off client's balance with journal entry but it is showing overdue after posting. why journal entry is showing overdue?

Overdue Journal Entry.

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Journal entries should be the exception when using QB, they often do not work as you think they should, and  when you use inventory type items they never work for inventory. It is much better to use the forms on the home page the way QB is designed to be used.    Journal entries also bypass accrual/cash reporting, and will not show on many reports.

If you have an A/R balance for a customer, and you want to write it off, create a credit memo with an item that posts to bad debt expense, then apply the credit memo to the invoice in receive payments

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