QB Switch-- Writing Checks

Goldenseal accounting software manages your bank accounts in a way that is very similar to Quickbooks.

Writing Checks

To write checks to pay vendors in Goldenseal, choose Pay Bills from the Bank menu.

To write paychecks, choose Write Payroll from the Bank menu.

To write an individual check, choose Checking Transactions from the Bank menu, and choose an account. Click the new button, and fill in payment details.

Viewing Checks

To see checking transactions, choose Checking Transactions from the Bank menu, and choose an account. Goldenseal accounting software will show you all bank transactions in a "record browser" window.

Click the right side of the book at upper left to move to the next record. Click the left side to move to the previous record. Drag the triangle to move to any other record.

To see a register view, choose Banking from the Reports menu, and choose Checking Transactions from the submenu. Click the Update button to see all your checking transactions in compact form.

Reconciling

To reconcile a bank account, open the bank account or bank transactions window, then choose Reconcile from the Bank menu. It shows you a list of uncleared transactions, that you can match against your bank statement.

You can also mark an individual transaction as cleared, by filling in the Reconcile popup field near the top of the window.

Click here for general info about differences between Quickbooks and Goldenseal accounting software.
Click here for info about importing data from Quickbooks to Goldenseal.