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Says Not Ready to Reconcile, but it will, so ignore the message

I've taken over this ledger (my first on QB) and find that bank accounts give a message "not ready to reconcile" when I look at that function. It then says "... fix this.." which just shows a list of trans that have been changed after the rec date. On checking I see that they have been deleted and replaced by corrected trans, so no action is needed. So I'm left puzzled, how can I fix this so that QB will allow me to reconcile? 


Well the simple answer is just to ignore the message. It doesn't mean the rec can't be done until QB is "ready". You can reconcile up-to-date anyway, as that will bring in the correcting transactions and show the correct current balance.


So why put up the worrying message that it's "not ready" when it's perfectly simple to step over it? Say something that's less of a block, like "transactions from the last rec have changed, make sure these have been allowed for in your current rec".




Says Not Ready to Reconcile, but it will, so ignore the message

The message is run by default due to the discrepancy that affects the beginning balance on the next reconciliation, opera


And you're right about ignoring it since reconciliation can still be done. To help review your accounts, always make sure transactions from the bank match with what's in QuickBooks.


We recommend reconciling your bank accounts every month. If you see issues in the middle of your reconciliation, here's what you should review: Fix issues at the end of a reconciliation in QuickBooks Online.


You may also check out our complete reconciliation guide to understand the full process: Learn the reconciliation workflow in QuickBooks.


Let me know if you have other reconciliation concerns by commenting below. I'll always be here for you. Take care and have a wonderful day ahead!

Level 2

Says Not Ready to Reconcile, but it will, so ignore the message

So saying the rec is "not ready" is misleading. It should be changed.

I've posted this so that others might be aware.

I upload my bank transactions from a linked account so they always match: a very quick look at the bank's own app is all that's necessary to check so I don't actually use this process. But finding a purported error hiding in the background is uncomfortable and I'm glad I've found and fixed it. I will now happily ignore it all.

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