You may wish to make a year to date entry for each vendor showing the total paid to them in one lump sum. This is often easier than manually entering every check a vendor has received so far this year. However, if it is early in the year and only a few checks have been issued you may prefer that approach.
Year to Date Expenses
To make a year to date entry follow the standard steps for issuing a Check to a Vendor taking care to :d
- Enter the total paid so far this year for the Amount.
- Choose a Post Date to catch you up for the year. For example if this entry were for all checks issued during the first quarter you could choose the last day of the quarter.