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    Reconciliation Output: I reconciled my Cash Book accidentally with a negative balance

    Hi, I need help. I accidentally reconciled my cash book and it had a huge difference, I just want to know how to I reverse that entry and find the in difference so I can reconcile it again with the zero balance between my Reconciled Bank Statement and Computer Bank Statement. I am using Pastel V14

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    Hi Phila,
    Have you found out where your mistake is?

    If so then
    1. Do a backup so that if your corrections do not work as you expect them to, you can restore and try again.
    2. Now do an exact replica of your mistake (same date, amount etc) but put a minus in front of the amount.
    That should correct the mistake.
    3. Now do the entry as it should have been done in the first place.
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    Just a little tip with regards to bank reconciliations in Pastel - don't update your cashbook journals until you have done the bank reconciliation. If you find a mistake in your data capture when doing the bank reconciliation, you can simply edit the open cashbook journals.

    A much easier and neater option than having to do correcting entries after you have updated the cashbook journals.
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    Hi
    1. I updated my bank reconciliation 8400/000 cheque payments by accident.
    2. My recon was showing a difference of the exact total amount of the 8400/000 cheque PM.
    Please assist
    Thank you

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