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Sunday, November 21, 2010

How to run the accounts payable report in Quickbooks

There are actually several reports that deal with accounts payable in Quickbooks. There is an A/P (accounts payable) aging report, which shows how old your bills are in groups of 30, 60 or 90 days and above. There is also a vendor balance report, which shows the balances you owe by vendor. However the report I use for reviewing accounts payable is the Unpaid Bills Detail report. This will give you every bill you owe in alphabetical order, along with the aging period of the bill and the due date. You select a due date to see all bills due by that date, say for instance the 1st of the month. From here you can see who you owe, how much, when it was due and make your payment decisions.

Next, how to enter recurring bills.
By Alamo Bookkeeping Associates