What is a Vendor Prepayment?

A vendor prepayment is a recorded payment towards a Vendor. Typically this module is used in the case where you prepay on a Purchase Order. It can later be applied to a Bill or refunded.

  • Open A Prepayment that is neither applied to a Bill nor refunded.
  • Partially Applied: A Prepayment that has some amount applied to a Bill and may have some amount refunded.
  • Applied: A prepayment that has been completely applied to the Bill(s).
  • Partially Refunded: A prepayment that has some amount refunded and no amount applied.
  • Refunded: A prepayment that is completely refunded.


The Vendor Prepayment Module

  • Payment Date: The date the Prepayment was recorded.
  • Store: The Store the Prepayment was recorded from.
  • Vendor: The vendor linked with the Prepayment.
  • Payment Amount: The Prepayment amount.
  • Payment Method: The payment method of the Prepayment.
  • Payment Account: The checking/bank (asset) account from which the prepayment is made.
  • Asset Account: The Prepaid Expenses (Asset) Account.
  • Exchange Rate: If the vendor is foreign, you can edit the exchange rate here.
  • Cheque Number: This field applies if the payment method is a cheque. Enter a number, or click the search to automatically generate the next cheque number from the system – it is incremented from the previous number, or check “Print Later?” to print the cheque number later from the queue.
  • Reference Number: Enter a reference number here if required.
  • Memo: Enter a memo here if required.
  • Purchase Order Linking: Link the PO Ref# with the PO amount.
  • Address: The vendor’s address that gets populated once a vendor is selected.

Use the Options dropdown to view Transactions, Audit Trial associated with the Vendor Prepayment.

All the recorded Prepayments can be viewed from the Vendor Prepayment Centre.

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