Changing a Reconciled Transaction

Once an item has been reconciled, it cannot readily be changed because it would compromise the integrity of your data. But sometimes errors are made and they need to be corrected. See below two different ways to do this.

 

Changing the Category, Memo or Details Fields:

If you need to change the category, memo or details of an already reconciled transaction:

  • Click on the Banking icon in the toolbar.


  • Next click Register under the bank account the transaction resides in.

  • Click the Edit button to the right of the transaction that needs to be edited.

  • Make your changes and click Save & Close.

Changing the Check/Reference, Date, Amount or Paid To Fields:

To change the Check/Reference #, Date, Amount or Paid To fields, you’ll need to first un-reconcile the account, going back to the month the transaction falls in. You’ll make the change, then re-reconcile.

Note: It’s helpful if you print your Reconciliation Reports prior to clearing your reconciliations. Having these handy makes it super fast to re-reconcile.

To un-reconcile:

  • Click theĀ Banking icon from the toolbar.


  • Select the bank account the transaction is found in (ex Checking). Then click Reconcile.


  • Click View (under Reconciliation History).


  • Click Undo Reconciliation.


  • A pop up window will appear that says, “Are you sure you want to undo this reconciliation? This cannot be undone.” Click Undo Reconciliation.


  • Repeat these steps until you have cleared reconciliations back to the month the transaction falls in.

Now you’re ready to change the transaction:

  • Click on the Banking icon in the toolbar.
  • Next click Register under the bank account the transaction resides in.
  • Click the Edit button to the right of the transaction that needs to be edited.
  • Make your changes and click Save & Close.

Finally, re-reconcile your account:

  • Click the Banking icon from the toolbar.


  • Click Reconcile (under the account you wish to re-reconcile).


  • Click Begin Reconciliation.


  • Step thru the process for each month, using your printed Reconciliation Reports to guide you.

 

 

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