Re: Will a voided check in a subsequent period from the issue date change the beginning balance in the bank reconciliation this period?
Voiding a check reverses the amount of the check as of the original date of the check. That is why even in cash accounting it is best to enter a reversing entry in current period rather than voiding in previous period. The check might have been an expense or a bill payment when written but voiding it upsets the financials for the period it was written in. If you must void, enter an offset for same date, then void; and follow up with a reversing entry in current period.