Changing the report balance definition to affect rounding in Trial Balance CS

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Product support for Engagement CS is ending on September 30, 2020. See Engagement CS license expiration 2020 - frequently asked questions for more information.

Licenses for Payroll CS, Trial Balance CS, and Write-Up CS permanently expired on March 1, 2017.

Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of Creative Solutions Accounting.

Rounding of financial statements in Trial Balance CS is based on the report balance as defined in the Setup > Balance Definitions dialog.

While financial statements can be established with the rounding option using any of the five available bases (unadjusted, adjusted, report, tax, and other), the report basis is the only basis that assures an in-balance, properly footed financial statement.

  1. Choose Setup > Balance Definitions to open the Balance Definitions dialog.
  2. Select the Report balance definition in the list pane of the Balance Definitions dialog.
  3. Click the Edit button, and then mark the adjusting entry type(s) in the Entry Types group box that are to be included as part of the Report balance definition.
  4. Click the Enter button to save your choices, and then click the Done button to close the Balance definitions dialog. The selected entry types that are included in this balance definition are accumulated when the specific basis is requested in a financial statement.
Note: The Report balance definition, along with Tax and Other can be edited to include all of the different types of adjusting entries.

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