How to post a reversing journal in Xero

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If you have forgotten to set Auto Reverse on a Journal, or you later decide you want to reverse a journal you can save time by using the reversal function rather than entering a separate journal.

This is useful for posting accruals, prepayments and deferred income.

Open the original journal. Click Journal Options and select Reverse

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This will automatically move your debits and credits to the opposite side of the original journal.

Add the date; you won’t require an auto reversing date, as this is the reversing journal – and now click Post.

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For further information please email xero@streetsweb.co.uk