Customer Deposit

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Introduction

  • Deposits are the advance payments made or received for future services and goods to be invoiced. With accrual basis accounting, a prepayment for work that a corporation is obligated to perform becomes a liability.
  • It might be refund or forfeited in partial or full balance of deposit received.
  • Generally, the double entry will be:-
Account Description DR CR
Bank Account 500.00
Prepayment from Customers 500.00

  • At General Ledger, Maintain GL Account must have a deposit account named "PREPAYMENT FROM CUSTOMERS" under Current Liabilities.
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Customer Deposit - Entry

1. Click on New button.
2. Select the Customer Code. You direct key-in and search by either customer code or name.
3. You may select other deposit account to be credited in Deposit Acc.
4. You may select the bank / cash account to be deposit (to be debited) in Received In.
5. Enter the deposit amount into Paid Amount.
6. Below is the example of the entry created:
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7. Double entry will be:-
GL Account Description DR CR
310-001 Maybank 6,000.00
PREPAYMENT Prepayment from Customers 6,000.00

Customer Payment Off Set with Deposit

Menu: Customer | Customer Payment...

1. Create NEW or EDIT the customer payment.
2. From Deposit will display a total deposit for a customer selected.
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3. Click to the arrow key down to select a deposit to offset with customer payment (to knock-off the outstanding invoices).
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4. Deposit no (official receipt no) selected and enter paid amount to be off-set. Received in will be auto set.
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5. Click SAVE to post. Double entry will be:-
GL Account Description DR CR
PREPAYMENT Prepayment from Customers 3,000.00
300-A0002 Customer Account 3,000.00

HINTS:
Deposit balance will shown 0.00 in customer payment if no deposit balance to be off-set. 
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Customer Deposit Refund

1. To make refund for deposit. Access to Customer | Customer Deposit...
2. Click on ADD button. See the screenshot below.
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3. Select Deposit Refund.
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4. Enter the Deposit Refund amount and payment method to be pay back to customer.
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5. Click Ok to save it.
6. Deposit refund will be added to off-set with deposit unapplied amount.
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Double entry will be:-
GL Account Description DR CR
PREPAYMENT Prepayment from Customers 2,000.00
310-001 Maybank 2,000.00

Customer Deposit Forfeit

1. To forfeit the deposit balance (unapplied amount). Access to Customer | Customer Deposit...
2. Click on ADD button. See the screenshot below.
3. Select Deposit Forfeit.
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4. Enter the Deposit Forfeit amount and select an account to be credit (eg. gain from deposit forfeit).
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5. Click Ok to save it.
6. Deposit forfeit will be added to off-set with deposit unapplied amount.
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Double entry will be:-
GL Account Description DR CR
PREPAYMENT Prepayment from Customers 1,000.00
590-000 Gain from deposit forfeit 1,000.00

NOTE:
Document number for deposit forfeit will be follow to original customer deposit no.

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