You can create a discrepancy report to help you fix your beginning balance.
If the transaction amount or account was changed:
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I tried this, but I get a different number and it shows transactions from future dates.
I may not have described the problem adequately. This was a new account in Oct 2014. It should show a beginning/opening balance of zero, and then three initial deposits. Instead it shows a beginning balance/opening balance of $190.95. This value needs to be set to zero and I cannot find a corresponding transaction or group of transactions that equal this amount.
My intent was to go back and uncheck transactions month by month and go forward reconciling each month and cleaning up month by month. October 2014 was the year/month this account was created. When I went back to reconcile, I can't because this beginning balance, that should be zeros.
Good afternoon, @jluvs2ride.
I'm here with some information that I'm sure you'll find helpful for getting this reconciliation issue resolved. The $190.95 balance displaying in your screenshot has to be the result of still-reconciled transactions remaining in the register, even if they're from a date far beyond 10/2014. Here's how you can track them down and verify that:
Finding Reconciled Transactions
This information and more is also available from our awesome guide on un-reconciling in QBO. Now you can get that beginning balance to zero and start the reconciliation process without a moment's delay.
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