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Partial Bill received against a purchase order

I am having an issue when a partial payment bill comes in for a purchase order when the amount is a percentage prepayment but the amount is not evenly divisible by the required amount. For example I issue an invoice for $2.51 and I have to prepay 50%.  The invoice received is for $1.15 but QuickBooks if I take the total item and multiply it by 0.5 it rounds up.  This is always a small amount in some rare instances the numbers of off a bit more but then I always the error that the transaction is not in balance.  IS there a way to easily correct this as it is a minor issue but creates significant problems and I am not sure how to proceed.  Any help is appreciated.

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Partial Bill received against a purchase order

I can see how this rounding issue affects the accuracy of your data, @freddefesc.


At the moment, QuickBooks Desktop rounds up to two decimal places only that sometimes causes penny differences. As a workaround, you can update or enter the payment amount manually to prevent this.


I'd also like to let you know that our developers are constantly uncovering and considering new ways to improve the program. To be updated with our latest news and enhancements, you can visit our QuickBooksBlog site.


Please let me know if you have any other issues or concerns. I want to make sure everything is taken care of for you. Have a good one.

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