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Getting Started - IPA Books+
Day to Day
Invoices - IPA Books+
Customer Adjustment Notes
Supplier Adjustment Notes
Chart of Accounts
Customer Statements - IPA Books+
JobKeeper reporting periods
Processing JobKeeper Payments in IPA Books+
Adding JobKeeper Allowance pay items in IPA Books+
The JobKeeper Extension Webinar by Clayton Oates (QA Business)
JobKeeper Payments FAQ
Processing a Pay Run
Processing SuperStream Payments
Single Touch Payroll - IPA Books+
Processing EOFY - IPA Books+
Lodge Tax File Number (TFN) Declaration
Using IPA Books+ Timesheets with Payroll
FAQ - IPA Books+ STP
Bank Accounts - IPA Books+
IPA Books+ Transactions
Reconciliation - IPA Books+
Reconciling your accounts
Undoing a bank reconciliation
IPA Books+ Search
Import Chart of Accounts
IPA Books+ FAQ
Reconciling External Merchant Fees
Entering YTD Payroll balances in IPA Books+, when migrating from another software.
Payable Type field in IPA Books+
Unable to login to IPA Books+ Portal when Ad-blocker is installed.
Preparing IPA Books+ for Single Touch Payroll, (STP)
How to enter a Director’s Loan into a IPA Books+ Book
Duplicate Pay Runs Automatically Created in IPA Books+
How to Submit a Nil STP Submission to the ATO using IPA Books+
Access Denied or You do not have enough access rights ... attempting to view a Book on Mobile App
Submitting an STP Update Event or Full File Replacement in IPA Books+
How to switch the ownership of a bank feed
Why do I get an Error 522 when I attempt to add my bank account to my BankData record through Yodlee
‘Pay run error: the number credit is outside the valid range’ when finishing the termination payrun.
Payment summary is out by Pays, which was done via YTD setup.
Can’t add a tax code to a transaction in the Payments and Receipts window of CashBook.
Setting up and processing Payroll in IPA Books+.
How do I enable Leave Loading/Holiday Loading to be included in Super calculations in IPA Books+?
“Invalid Company Information error” in GovConnect STP when submitting pays from IPA Books+
Unable to pay super guarantee for amounts below $450.00
“Error reading selected bank transactions” when clicking on Reconcile on the Banking Screen
Text on IPA Books+ new design is not properly aligned
Error – the value ‘/Date(14749879800000)/’ is not valid for StartDate
Recording RCTI in IPA Books+ or (buyer created tax invoice)
Processing Time In Lieu in IPA Books+
Connecting your Book to your BankData feeds
How to close a BankData Account in IPA Books+
Importing PayPal transactions and matching with my records from PayPal payment services.
Credit for GST tax paid on BAS does not match GST on Purchases on GST Summery Report
Employees are unable to enter timesheets and/or Expense claims on Mobile app.
Downloaded Bankdata transactions disappear from a IPA Books+ Book
Writing Off Bad-Debts in IPA Books+:
How to link Bankdata feeds and allocate transactions in IPA Books+
Creating a new role for a user in IPA Books+.
Postings don’t balance when entering a Journal.
Error - Tax code cant be entered for non-taxable items
Deleting a IPA Books+ BankData subscription
How to Setup and Calculate Super in IPA Books+
HTTP ERROR 504 when loading an Account Enquiry Report, and unable to load book. Blank screen
Super is not calculating
Setting up a BankData account on IPA Books+
Error: Line item does not have a number, when entering TimeSheet entries on an Invoice
The Cash/Bank status for this entry differs from what is was previously set to. This is not allowed
Downloaded bank transaction does not allocate to bank ledger accounts
Entering Gross Amounts (Tax inclusive) or Net Amounts (Tax exclusive) in your transactions.
How to add or change or purchase the new modules? Activate /Deactivate Modules
Credit Card transactions no longer available in IPA Books+ after creating a new Yodlee feed
Manually Importing PayPal fee transactions.
How to lock or unlock the book.
How to enable Estimates or Quotes feature in my Book?
Recording SuperStream payments in IPA Books+
STP Detailed Pay Run Is Blank
How to update YTD balances on the Payment summary in IPA Books+
Invoice shows Due Date one day before Invoice Date
Editing and creating a new ABA file with an updated amount
The opening balance changes in a reconciliation when a transaction from previous month, is reconcile
Removing an account from your IPA Books+ BankData Record
Transaction rule does not pick up the transaction
Configuring and Understanding PayPal integration in IPA Books+
Creating customer statements
Entering the FBT amount on the Payment Summary in IPA Books+
Understanding RESC in IPA Books+
BankData signup & configuration for IPA Books+
Do not have a decimal point on the IPA Books+ App
CashBook Online screen wobbles
Processing Employment termination payments (ETP) in IPA Books+:
Refund customer overpayment
Delete the bank transactions (QIF/CSV file) in bulk that was incorrectly imported.
SSO (Google/Microsoft) accounts are unable to login from Mobile App.
Processing SuperStream in IPA Books+
An error occurred submitting single touch payroll details to the API
Credit Card Account has no provision for a Credit Limit
Creating an ABA file for batch payments processing in bank, from IPA Books+.
Manually Importing PayPal transactions
How to update the billing information in IPA Books+? How to change the credit card details
How to enable/process Taxable Payments Annual Reports (TPAR) in IPA Books+.
No ability to unlink a bank ledger account from a bank feed
How to purchase the expired trial book?
How to edit/delete the paid invoices in IPA Books+?
How do I enter ACN in IPA Books+?
Enter opening balances in IPA Books+
Processing GST payable and GST refunds to and from the ATO in IPA Books+
Latest Bankdata transactions not available in IPA Books+ Book.
Cannot process a downloaded Bank Transaction - <> characters in the Description field.
Create new user in IPA Books+, Delete the user, share the book with accountants
Invoices print with part of top and left side cut off
Forcing an immediate update of your Yodlee bankfeed
Grey Screen When Trying to Print in IPA Books+
Receiving a cash refund for an overpayment of a bill.
How to unlock the bank account that has been locked after reconciliation.
Cannot change Terms and Credit limits on the IPA Books+ App
IPA Books+ Invoice does not save.
Last financial year to date report does not show transactions to today
How to process the Termination in IPA Books+?
How to stop reducing SG from Salary Sacrifice (new law effective from 1 Jan 2020) in IPA Books+
STP Screen has Doubled Up Employees & Gross Amounts in IPA Books+
Looping issue when creating new Book.
FAQ - Yodlee
Changing my Bank Login
Missing Latest Transactions
Connecting to Yodlee FastLink
Direct Bank Feeds
Troubleshooting - Bankdata
Bank Feed Management screen is missing some bank feed connections.
Missing transactions in BankData downloads
Removing Duplicate transactions from a BankData import in IPA Books+
Signing up for a Bankdata license on Reckon Accounts
Latest Bankdata transactions not available in IPA Books+ Book.
Bank Feeds available on Reckon Bank Data
Forcing an immediate update of your Yodlee bankfeed
Bankfeed missing transaction
Accessing Yodlee feeds with MFA for the first time
Creating a direct feed to a Westpac bank account
Yodlee feeds do not automatically update
Do not have an Operator ID to complete signup for an ANZ Credit Card account through Yodlee
You dont have permission to request bank feeds .....for an ANZ Business One CC
Handling Online Banking and BankData in the one company file
How to Export transactions from your bank account
How to sign up an Australian ANZ Business Banking account to BankData
Unexpected Error Adding Yodlee Feed for BankData
Transactions for Yodlee accounts suddenly stop
You don’t have permission to request bank feeds for this account error when attempting to download B
Don’t have permission to download Bankdata on my Credit Card Number.
My company’s legal name is long and doesn’t fit in the Legal name field. What can I do?
Error ‘Something went wrong’, when trying to open GovConnect
Registering your software ID to ATO via ATO Access Manager.
Why is my ATO status still saying ‘Pending’ and not ‘Success’, even days after submission?
Revoking the Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) for use on another device.
PayrollDetail requires property “TotalGross” and “TotalPAYG” error when uploading STP files.
Two Payment Summaries in MyGov account (one 'Tax ready' and one 'Not Tax Ready')
What is recovery PIN and how to access it in Reckon GovConnect STP portal
STP upload Error, ‘instance.EmployeeData(*).Detail.Email is not any of (subschema 0),subschema 1),’
Common ATO STP Errors in Reckon GovConnect
How to revoke Multi-Factor Authentication using Recovery PIN in Reckon GovConnect STP portal
Error message 'Please contact the Tax Office', when submitting STP to ATO
Adding MFA via Chrome extension alternative to smartphone
Final Event column showing as ‘No’ for my terminated employee(s) in the Reckon GovConnect Portal
FAQS for GovConnect STP
Fast Coding is a tool designed for working quickly with your IPA Books+ bank account transactions. This is a particular requirement for accountants and bookkeepers who enter transactions on behalf of their clients, however anyone can use Fast Coding.
The functionality can be accessed by selecting the Fast coding tab within IPA Books+.
You can continue to use the Bank transactions tab if you prefer that method.
Splitting transactions – By selecting the top item on the dropdown list “Split”, a dialog box appears showing the details of a transaction and enabling it to be split.
Keyboard navigation – The data on this grid can be navigated from the keyboard, and any changeable fields (such as account code and GST code) can be typed into with relevant account code matches being displayed in response to user input.
Key Fields Explained
Date Range – Transactions between these dates (inclusive) are displayed in the cash coding grid. Defaults to the beginning of the last calendar month through to the current date.
Date – the transaction date according to the bank statement.
Reference – the reference field if provided by your bank.
Type - This displays the transaction type as provided by the Bank
Description – the description field if provided by your bank.
Money Out – payment of money (debit).
Money In – receipt of money (credit).
Tax – the GST content of the transaction. This is positive for a receipt and negative for a payment.
Qty – the quantity associated with the transaction.
Account – a combo box which allows you to search with your mouse (by using the dropdown list) or with your keyboard (by entering text and reviewing relevant account codes which match your search). Simply press enter to select the highlighted account code.
Tax Code – Identical to the Account Code field above but for selecting the GST Code.
Contact – Ability to select a contact for the transaction. This is non-mandatory for Fast coding.
Status - Icons representing the various status' of transactions such as 'Locked' or 'Saving' will appear in this column. If you hover your mouse over any icon, information on what each icon means will appear.
This tab differs from the “Bank Transactions” tab in a couple of key ways:
- Once a transaction is coded, it does not disappear from the screen.
- If a transaction is coded on this screen, to avoid double coding it will disappear from the “Bank Transactions” tab.
- Contacts are not compulsory, and where they are not entered “Default Contact” will automatically be assigned.
If you have Classifications set up in your IPA Books+ Book, you will see a Classification field on the Fast Coding window as well as in the Split window. If you don't have any Classifications setup, these fields won't be visible.
Only Active Classifications will be able to be coded against a transaction.
If you have a Classification set to be 'Used by Default' this classification will automatically be used against each transaction where you don't manually select a Classification.
At the top of the Fast Coding window is a Transaction Search field. Using this field, you can filter the Fast Coding window to only display transactions that match the search criteria you enter.m The Transaction Search works with the Date, Description, Money Out, Money In and Account fields.
The Search function will also search within Split Transactions and uses wildcards to enable you to find transactions where the description is a string of text (such as VISA-ReckonLTD-3201-SwanHill-AU)
You need to enter a minimum of three characters to perform a search.
Enter Reckon, only transactions that contain Reckon in the Description column will appear onscreen
Enter 100.50, and only transactions with 100.50 in Money in or Money out (or description field) will appear onscreen
Enter Consulting Income and only transactions coded to Consulting Income will appear onscreen
+ - While in the Fast Coding window, pressing the + key will automatically code the transaction with the same coding as the previous transaction, where they are both the same transaction type (i.e Money In or Money Out)
/ - While in the Fast Coding window, if you press the / key, the Split Window will automatically open
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I create a transaction rule?
Transaction rules are currently unavailable and will be released in the next iteration of this tool.
What happens if I change a transaction after coding it?
If a transaction is changed in Fast Coding, the updated transaction will replace the original transaction that was previously entered. If a transaction is created using the Fast Coding or Bank Transactions tabs and then modified within IPA Books+, this will break the association with Fast Coding as the transaction will no longer correspond with the transaction on the bank statement.
What happens if I code a transaction up under the “Bank Transactions” tab?
The coded transaction will appear in Fast coding as it was coded up under “Bank Transactions”.