Verifying account numbers in setup for an existing CBS client after changing the Chart of Accounts

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Important reminder!

Licenses for Payroll CS, Trial Balance CS, and Write-Up CS (but not Engagement CS) permanently expired on March 1, 2017. CSA will not include 2017 tax rates or payroll forms, so, for 2017 and beyond, you will need to process payroll in another application. We recommend Accounting CS Payroll and myPay Solutions. For more information, see the following topics.

If you choose to change a CBS client's Chart of Accounts setup in CSA, you will need to verify that the correct GL account numbers are being used in each of several areas in CSA, Accountant's Assistant, and CBS:

After verifying all account numbers in the areas listed below, you will need to generate an updated Accountant's Transfer Disk for the client to import into CBS. In the Generate Client Information dialog within Accountant's Assistant, be sure to choose all options for each module for which the client is licensed.

Account numbers to verify in CSA

Account numbers to verify in Accountant's Assistant

Setup > Miscellaneous Information (for all modules), including the GL account numbers and references

Account numbers to verify in CBS

Note: If you change the Chart of Accounts for an existing CBS client, the client will be able to create new transactions using the new Chart of Accounts. However, the changes will not affect existing or historical transactions. Any open transactions in the client's application will continue to use the accounts specified when the transaction was saved. Furthermore, any historical data will be reported using the account numbers assigned when the transactions were originally saved.

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