Welcome to the Community space, leehartman.
I'll give steps on how you can record the transaction.
When you make a purchase with a hand-written check, you need to enter it as a check in QuickBooks. This ensures your accounts are up-to-date and all of your business transactions are accounted for.
Here's how to record a check:
You can also watch the video tutorial in this article: Create and record checks in QuickBooks Online.
If you're unsure about the process, I recommend consulting your accountant. They may have a different way to handle this and can give you the best accounting advice for your business. Don't have an accountant? You can visit our Intuit Find-A-ProAdvisor site to find certified professionals near you.
To find official help articles from QuickBooks about managing your vendors, please visit this link: Manage vendors.
For additional questions about vendors or other concerns in your account, you're always welcome to post a reply here. We'll be around to assist you. Have a good day ahead.
Thanks for getting back to us, Lee.
I'm so glad that the resolution provided by my colleague above was able to help you record the check transaction in QuickBooks Online (QBO). You can always visit us again if you have additional QBO-related concerns. The Community is open anytime to answer your questions.
Keep safe, and have a great rest of the day!