In which account are general expenses recorded

Postings in the income-expenditure account / EÜR

Postings table

The postings are in the table Bookings entered.
The date, receipt number, description, income or expense (amount), account and category must be entered for each movement.

  • Revenue expenditure: The amount that is earned or spent.
  • account: Enter one of the asset accounts (cash register, bank account, Postfinance account, customers, suppliers ...)
  • category: Enter a category for income or expenses.

Faster data collection

To book as quickly as possible, use the following functions:

The columns of the Transactions table

date
Enter the date of the income or expense posting.

receipt
Enter a receipt number. Usually the same number is given as the one given to the receipt in paper form; this makes it easy to find the documents afterwards at any time.

description
Enter the description to identify the income or expense posting.

revenue
Enter the incoming amount.

expenditure
Record outgoing amount.

account
Enter an asset account (cash register, bank, post office, customers, suppliers ...) which is shown in the table Accounts is available.

category
Enter an income or expenditure category, which is shown in the table Categories is available. An asset account can also be entered as a category.

Posting with multiple movements

If you have to book an operation with several movements, these must be recorded on several lines.

You will find a booking example below (see document number 11 in the figure).
Multiple bills are paid through the bank.

Proceed like this:

  • Enter the same date and the same document number in all lines relating to the same posting record. This allows a booking with several movements to be determined.
  • Enter the total amount in the first line. It is in the column for an outgoing payment expenditure or in the case of an incoming payment in the column revenue capture.
  • In the columnaccount enter the liquidity account (account that is used to pay or collect).
    The category- Column of the first row remains empty.
  • In the following lines, enter the invoice amount paid or received in each line (column expenditure or. revenue).
    Each invoice is posted on one line.
    The gap account remains empty.
  • In the column category Specify the category for each line in order to identify the entry or exit of the movement.

Example of a booking with VAT / Sales tax

In order to be able to manage bookings with VAT / Sales tax, an income / expenditure template with VAT / Sales tax options must be set up.

Additional columns

Depending on the type of income and expenditure account (with or without VAT / sales tax), additional columns are available in which the VAT / sales tax data is inserted.

VAT / sales tax
Enter the VAT code in this column, which refers to a sale or an expense. The code must be in the VAT codes table.

For an explanation of the remaining VAT code columns, please see the Bookings website.

For easier input, you can use the columns account and category a search text can be entered instead of the account and category number. The program then suggests a list of accounts and categories, the descriptions of which contain the text entered. With key Down arrow select the desired account or the desired category and press the 'Enter key' to confirm.

In order to display the movements of an account or a category after entering bookings, click with the left mouse button on a cell with the required account / category number, whereupon a small blue symbol appears in the top right of the cell and click on it.

Account and category statements

In the account or category statement, the movements are as in the table Bookings presents.
After adding new bookings or changes to existing bookings (in the table Bookings) the account statement can be viewed by clicking on the symbol Update table (the arrows in the top right of the screen that form a circle) are updated.

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