How to Record Check in Quickbooks?

How to Record Check in Quickbooks?

Quickbooks now is not only used to carry out accounting operations, you can also use it to carry out transactions. Users may have to record a check every now and then while using the Quickbooks application. If you already have a written check and you wish to record it in Quickbooks, you can do it few steps. Moreover, if you have forgotten to record a check, you can also record it manually. But, the process for Quickbooks desktop and Quickbooks online is completely different. In this post, we have explained to you how o record checks in Quickbooks. When the check will be recorded, you can clear it either manually or reconcile all the accounts.   

Steps to Record Prewritten Check in QuickBooks Desktop  

If you are using Quickbooks desktop, you will have to follow the steps mentioned below.  

  • To start with, you need to click on the New option.  
  • After this, you will have to hover to the vendor’s tab and then click on the check option.  
  • You will then have to enter the date on which your check was issued.  
  • Also, ensure that you have not marked the option for Print Later option, Now, you will have to mark record the number of the check.  

Record and print checks in Quickbooks: Quickbooks desktop

  • You will then have to choose the person’s name or the company’s name to whom the check was issued. Enter the details under the Pay to order option.  
  • Next, you will have to enter the amount for the check.  
  • When done, you will have to choose the type of account by clicking on the account option.  
  • After this, you will have to type all the important details and then choose the save option. Your check will then be recorded in Quickbooks. If the check is issued, you will not need to print your check.  

Steps to Record Prewritten Check in Quickbooks Online  

You will have to follow different steps for Quickbooks online and Quickbooks desktop while recording the check. Being a Quickbooks online user, you will have to follow the steps mentioned below.  

  • First, you will have to click on the accounting option.  
  • You will then have to check for the bank account available on the check option and then choose the View register option.  
  • Now, you will have to hover to the date column option and then choose the add check option.  
  • When done, you will have to type all the required details like the reference number. Memo, account and more.  
  • Next, click on the save option to complete recording your check in the Quickbooks online application.  

Now, when the check will be cleared, you will have to change the status of the check to clear. For this, go through all the steps mentioned below.  

  • First, you will have to click on the accounting option and then click on the view register option.  
  • You will then have to choose the check option and then the details of your check will open up on the screen.  
  • You will now have to go to the status column and then hover to the blank file. The blank field will then be automatically marked as C.  
  • When done, click on the save option and then save all the related transactions.  

Steps to Record NSF Check  

Well, if your check is bounced and you wish to record an NSF check, here are all the steps that you will have to follow.  

how to record check in Quickbooks in Desktop: NSF check

  • To start with, on the QuickBooks home page, you will have to tap on the receive payments option.  
  • You will then have to click on the previous option till the transaction that you are looking for is found.  
  • Next, you will have to choose the Bounced check button and then enter the amount you were charged by your bank for the bounced check under the bank fee charged to your option.  
  • After this, you will have to click on the charge customer for the free option if you want to add an additional charge to the customer. You will then have to click on the save option.   
  • Quickbooks application will then produce a complete invoice for the customer.  

Steps to Pay Bills Using Write Check  

Now, you can also pay bills using the write check feature. Here are all the steps that you need to follow.  

  • To start with, on the Quickbooks home page, you will have to hover to the banking option. Under this, you will have to click on the write checks option.  
  • After this, you will have to click on the write checks dialogue box and then choose the bank account for which you need to write the check.  

how to record check in Quickbooks: pay bills using Check

  • Next, you will have to go to the payment to the order option and then choose the vendor.  
  • Now, you will have to type the amount you need to pay.  
  • Finally, click on the save option.  

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You can easily record a check-in Quickbooks in some simple steps. In this post, we have tried explaining how you can record a check-in Quickbooks desktop as well as online. In case you face issues while recording the checks, you will have to talk o the support team. 

 

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