Magazine article The National Public Accountant

Problems with Peachtree Accounting for Windows

Magazine article The National Public Accountant

Problems with Peachtree Accounting for Windows

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Q. In Peachtree Accounting for Windows I was trying to change to the next accounting period and received a message that my accounts were out of balance and it was changing back to period 17. Help, what do I do now?

A. Sometimes, for reasons unknown, a transaction loses a part of its posting. I think it happens when someone has looked at a transaction from a prior period. You don't have to change it, just look at it. Anyway, the easiest way to fix the problem is to go to Maintain--Company Information and change from 'Real Time' processing to 'Batch Mode' Make sure you click OK to the processing method screen and the Company Information screen. Now go to Tasks--System--Post Transactions. There is a checkmark by 'All Journals'. Take the checkmark off of All Journals and place one next to each journal (you can check them all at one time). Then click OK. The system will repost all of your transactions. When it's done (and it might take awhile), try to change the accounting period. When you're in the new period, go back to Maintain--Company Information and change back to 'Real Time' processing. I have found this is the easiest way to fix this problem; running Integrity Checks usually does not work.

Q. In Peachtree Accounting for Windows why doesn't my A/R Aging Report match my Balance Sheet?

A. There are several reasons this might happen. Here are some of the common mistakes I've found; usually one of them will be the cause of your problem. …

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