Pay by checks¶
Once you decide to pay a supplier bill, you can select to pay by check. You can then print all the payments registered by check. Finally, the bank reconciliation process will match the checks you sent to suppliers with actual bank statements.
Activate checks payment methods¶
To activate the checks payment method, go to Check Layout. Once activated the Checks setting, the feature is automatically setup for your Outgoing Payments., there you can activate the payment method as well as set up the
Some countries require specific modules to print checks; such modules may be installed by default. For instance, the U.S. Checks Layout module is required to print U.S. checks.
Compatible check stationery for printing checks¶
For the United States, Odoo supports by default the check formats of:
Quickbooks & Quicken: check on top, stubs in the middle and bottom;
Peachtree: check in the middle, stubs on top and bottom;
ADP: check in the bottom, and stubs on the top.
Pay a supplier bill with a check¶
Paying a supplier with a check is done in three steps:
registering a payment
printing checks in batch for all registered payments
reconciling bank statements
Register a payment by check¶
To register a payment, open any supplier bill from the menu Payment Method to Checks and validate the payment.. Once the supplier bill is validated, you can register a payment. Set the
On your Accounting Dashboard in the Bank Journal, you can see the number of checks registered. By clicking on Checks to print you have got the possibility to print the reconciled checks.
To print all checks in batch, select all payments from the list view and click on Print.