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Run an accounts receivable ageing report in QuickBooks Online

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Ageing reports give you an overview of your customers' outstanding balances, who are falling behind their payments, how much is still due, and how long they’re past due.

There are two reports available: the Accounts Receivable Ageing Summary and the Accounts Receivable Ageing Detail report. We will guide you on when and how to use each of them.

Accounts receivable ageing summary report

You can run this report to see the total outstanding balances and how long they’re past due.

  1. Go to Reports (Take me there).
  2. In the Who owes you section, select Accounts receivable ageing summary.
  3. Customise the report as needed:
Report periodDate (or time range) the report covers.
Show non-zero or active onlySelect Active to hide empty rows or columns.
Select Non-zero to also hide ones where the total is zero. 
Select All to show all rows or columns.
Ageing methodTo categorise outstanding receivables by days past due, you can use two methods:
- Current (based on today’s date).
- Report date (based on a specific date).
Days per ageing periodThe number of days assigned to each specific period.
Typically, these periods are defined as 30 days each, such as 30 days, 60 days and 90 days.
 Number of periodsThere are four periods: 1-30 days, 31-60 days, 61-90 days, and 91 and Over.
  1. Select Run report.

Accounts receivable ageing detail report

This report gives you specific customer balances and the duration of each overdue transaction.

  1. Go to Reports (Take me there).
  2. In the Who owes you section, select Accounts receivable ageing detail.
  3. Customise the report as needed.
Report periodDate (or time range) the report covers.
Ageing methodHow to categorise outstanding receivables by days past due.
To categorise outstanding receivables by days past due, you can use two methods:
- Current (based on today’s date).
- Report date (based on a specific date).
Days per ageing periodThe number of days assigned to each specific period.
Typically, these periods are defined as 30 days each, such as 30 days, 60 days and 90 days.
Number of periodsThere are four periods: 1-30 days, 31-60 days, 61-90 days, and 91 and Over.
Min. Days Past DueShow balances beyond the set past due days.
  1. If you want to see how long each transaction is past due:
    1. Select Customise.
    2. In the Rows/Columns section, select the Past Due checkbox. This is optional.
  2. Select Run report.

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