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How do I reverse a credit that QuickBooks applied to a vendor bill?

QuickBooks applied credits to a vendor bill that I don't want applied and there seems to be no way to reverse it.  These credits no longer show up in the Set Credits window.  How do I unapply a vendor bill credit?

To turn off automatically apply credits to bills:

  1. From the Edit menu, select Preferences.
  2. Scroll to and select Bills
  3. Click the Company Preferences tab.
  4. Uncheck the Automatically use discounts and credits check box.
  5. Click OK.

To unapply a credit from a bill, the credit needs to be deleted then re-entered. Follow the steps below:

  1. Locate the credit you wish to unapply. To locate the bill credit:
    1. From the Edit menu, select Find and choose Advance Find.
    2. In the Filter list, click to select Transaction Type.
    3. From the Transaction Type drop-down, select Bill Credit.
    4. In the Filter list, click to select Name.
    5. From the Name drop-down, select the vendor with the credit.
    6. (Optional) To narrow down the search, you may wish to select a date range, enter a reference number, or enter an amount.
    7. Click Find.
    8. From the search results, double-click on the bill credit you wish to unapply to open the bill credit window.
  2. Memorize the bill credit so you don't have to manually re-enter the bill credit. To memorized the bill credit:
    1. With the bill credit opened from above, go to the Edit menu, and select Memorized Credit.
    2. Click OK.
    3. Note the date of the bill credit.
  3. To delete the bill credit:
    1. With the bill credit opened from above, go to the Edit menu, and select Delete Credit.
  4. To re-enter the credit:
    1. From the Lists menu, and select Memorized Transaction List.
    2. Double-click on the bill credit to open the Enter Bills Credit window.
    3. Change the date to reflect the original bill credit date.
    4. Click Save & Close.

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