Report expenses with a negative value.


I am using Reckon Accounts Enterprise: Manufacturing and Wholesale Edition 2022.

I am wondering if there is a way to generate a P&L report that displays expenses with a negative value? Would help alot with the reporting efficiently to the expectations we must adhere to by our parent company.

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  • Acctd4
    Acctd4 Accredited Partner Posts: 3,188 Reckon Accounts Hosted Expert Reckon Accounts Hosted Expert
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    @MrStuart If you click on the Net Income figure on the P&L to drill down on it, this will generate the Transaction Detail by Account where the expenses transactions are actually displayed in the negative. Unfortunately, this is only an option in these detailed reports though not on summary ones - like the original P&L itself - as a Profit & Loss isn't traditionally formatted with negative figures from an accounting perspective!

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  • Kris_Williams
    Kris_Williams Member Posts: 3,204 Reckon Accounts Hosted Expert Reckon Accounts Hosted Expert
    edited October 2022

    I wouldn’t have thought so, unless the account was in negative. I think I know what you mean and pretty sure the answer is a resounding no. Only alternative would be to export to excel and modify it there

  • MrStuart
    MrStuart Member Posts: 2

    Thanks Kris, bit of a shame, adds a bit more work to my life haha. Hope they have plans to implement this.