"I can no longer "Select Bills to Be Marked as Paid."" It...
"I can no longer "Select Bills to Be Marked as Paid.""
It should have shown as an Auto-Match, if the banking download matches to the Bill Payment Check that is already in the Bank account in QB.
"We normally don't worry about the check initiation date;"
But you should Always pay attention. You write a check in Nov, and it doesn't get presented to the bank until Jan = the Wrong Tax Year for you. Your check date is the date you Spent it. The Bank Date is the date they Processed it, as part of Verification on the way to Reconciliation to confirm it Cleared for the same amount that you thought you spent.