How do loan accounts work

Question asked by Keith Charnley 10 years ago

How do I treat a loan to the Company? Interested to know on bank loans but also private loans and loans from another company. Cannot see any relevant help files

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You need to create a new account code for the loan account at settings > codes > add - type is "other liabilities." Director's loan accounts, and any to the loan account which you will use like a bank account to pay off bills from and received invoices into should be entered using money > banking > new bank account.

Enter money received From: Creditor's name Account Code: Loan Account.

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