Chapter 7

Dealing with Paperwork from Your Suppliers

In This Chapter

arrow Getting and posting bills

arrow Entering credit notes

arrow Recording supplier payments

arrow Sending remittance advice notes

You receive lots of invoices from your suppliers, so you need to put systems in place to enable you to easily locate them if required. Sometimes Sage contains enough detail to answer a query about an invoice, but on some occasions you need to pull the actual invoice out of the file.

As you process each invoice, Sage allocates it a sequential number. Use this sequential number as a reference, so you can always track down an invoice quickly and easily.

Receiving and Posting Invoices

You need a good system for capturing all the purchase invoices that come into your business, so that bills get paid, and you can continue doing business. Two steps are involved in making sure that this gets done: receiving the invoices properly and then posting them.

Setting up your receiving system

tip.eps Send all invoices to one person ...

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