Re: Carry Balances Forward

Webjogger ( (no email) )
Tue, 5 May 1998 10:55:03 -0400

>5) Overpayments. I have figured out a couple ways to handle this issue, but
>am not sure which way would work the best and be easiest to understand in
>retrospect. I think that the best was is to pay the renewal then create two
>invoices for the overpayment - one that is a credit to reflect the
>overpayment as a credit on the customer's account, the other as a debit to
>apply the overpayment to. This was the only way that made sense, but I
>think that it is sloppy accounting and may even be inaccurate accounting
>practices. I need to know how others handle this.

If it's an overpayment of 5 cents or so I just ignore it, because it's

If it's more, I generate a new invoice for the amount overpaid and mark it
paid, extending the customer's account forward by the appropriate number of

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