AccountMate Technical Articles:

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1099-Miscellaneous Reporting in AccoinMate

Amending W-2 Information After the W-2 has Already Been Updated or Confirmed

Bank Reconciliation Report Differences between AM6.5a and AM7

Benefits of the Return Authorization module

Benefits of the Return to Vendor (RV) module

Calculating the Employer Matching Contribution by Percentage Based on Deduction Amount Method

Calculating Production Cost & Variances in Manufacturing

Common Closing Errors

Common Errors Encountered during Journal Entry Import into AccountMate

Correcting Unmatched PO and Unreversed Accrued Received Goods on Paid Invoices in MS7.5 and Higher

Differences between a Time Card and an Hourly Employee

Difference between Converting Unused Paid Leave to Cash and Adjusting Unused Paid Leave Balance

Effects of Holding a Payment or Check in AccountMate 

Effects of Inventory "Check On-Hand" and "Update On-Hand" Setting in Inventory Maintenance

Explanation of the Differences between Build On-the-Fly Kits and Kits Requiring Pre-build

Explanation of the Error "Transfer Date Not Defined" when Performing Transfer Date to GL or Period End Closing

How AccountMate Handles Inter-Fund Balancing

How Budget Statements are affected by Transfer Data to GL, Period-End Closing, and Year-End Closing

How GL Segments Redefinition Affects AccountMate Records

How Open Credit Transactions Affect the General Ledger

How to Adjust Finance Charges Applied to AR Invoices

How to Make the Most Out of AccountMate’s Budget Feature

How to Properly Use the Unit of Measurement Feature

How to Record Service Transactions

How to Record Remittances of Non-Tax Deductions from Emplyees' Payroll

How to Record Accounts Receivable Customer NSF Checks in AccountMate 

How to Record Service Transactions

How to Reverse a Sales Invoice Created in a Prior Period

How to Void Posted AP Finance Charges

Maximizing the Customer and Vendor Activity Analysis Feature

Maximizing the Use of the Table Browser and Exporter

Performing W-2/1099 Year-End Closing When the Company's Fiscal Year is Not the Calendar Year

Performing W-2/1099 Year-End Closing When the Company's Fiscal Year is Not the Calendar Year - Earlier than Version 7

Period-End Closing Procedures in AccountMate 7 and AccountMate 8

Pricing Hierarchy in the Purchase Order Module

Profit Center Tracking 

Reconciling Bank Accounts in AccountMate

Reconciling the AP Past Due Aging Report and AP GL Account Balance

Reconciling the AR Aging Report with the AR GL Account Balance

Reconciling Inventory Balances With Physical Count Results

Reconciling Inventory Transaction Log with the IC GL Account Balance

Reports Affected by the W-2/1099 Year-End Closing and Period-End Closing for the Last Period of the Current Fiscal Year

Running AccountMate 7 on Windows Vista

Scheduling and Processing Batch Period-End Closing and Transfer to GL

Setting up Bank Reconciliation Module in an wxisting AccountMate Installation

Tips for Optimizing AccountMate Performance

Tracking Commissionable Sales in AccountMate

Tracking Lost Sales Opportunities in AccountMate

Understanding the Customer Statement

Understanding How AccountMate Computes Return Cost in the RMA Module

Understanding How AccountMate Handles Special Characters in Key Fields

Understanding How AccountMate Reverses the Costs of Cancelled PO Receipts Involving Average Cost Items

Understanding How Open Debit Transactions Affect the Past-Due Aging Report and GL Account Balances 

Understanding the AR Import Invoice Function 

Understanding the Consolidation Process in the Consolidated General Ledger Module 

Understanding the Differences between the Actual Cost and the Standard Cost Methods of Valuing Transferred Inventory

Understanding the GL Transfer Report

Understanding the Recalculate Account Balance Feature

Understanding the Recalculate Customer Data Feature

Understanding the Recalculate Vendor Data Feature

Understanding Actual Cost vs. Standard Cost Methods of Valuing Trnasferred Inventory

Understanding the Differences between the Cash Receipts and Payment Distribution Reports  

Understanding the Effects of Cash Flow Category Assignment

Understanding the Electronic Payment Feature in AR

Understanding the Electronic Payment Feature in PR and AP

Understanding the Employer Matching Contribution by Percentage Method Formula

Understanding the IFRS Statement of Cash Flows

Underrstanding the Impact on Values When Items are Shipped in Excess of On Hand

Understanding the Inventory Maintenance Cost Fields

Understanding the Inventory Transaction Log

Understanding the Multicurrency Feature in Accounts Payable

Understanding the Multicurrency Feature in Accounts Receivable

Understanding the Nonpayment Feature in Accounts Payable

Understanding the Positive Pay Feature

Understanding the Reasons for the Repetitive Demand for Inventory Recalculation During Freezing Inventory

Understanding the Ratio Analysis Report

Understanding the Recalculate Employee Data Feature in SQL Payroll

Understanding the Recalculate Inventory Data Feature

Understanding the Transaction Type Codes in GL Listing Report

Understanding the Worker's Compensation Feature in AM7

Using the State and Local Payroll Tax Codes Function  

Utilizing the Mass Search and Replace Function to Update Customer Records

Year-End Closing Procedures

Year-End Closing Tech Tips

Year End When Fiscal Year Does Not Match Calendar Year - Version 7

Year End When Fiscal Year Does Not Match Calendar Year - Earlier Versions