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To properly identify how you should account for previous settlements of gross income from personal accounts so that financial statements refect accurate gross income amounts, and what would need to be entered in your journal entries, I'd recommend working with an accounting professional. If you're in need of one, there's an awesome tool on our website called Find a ProAdvisor. All ProAdvisors listed there are QuickBooks-certified and able to provide helpful insights for driving your business's success.
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