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Yes, that's correct. Once you've recorded the payment, it'll create the second entry for that vendor.
I'll share with you our guide about expenses and vendors. From there, you'll see articles with steps on manage your vendors and expenses accordingly.
In case you'll need help with other QuickBooks tasks, click this link to go to our general topics. It has information that'll walk you through the process.
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