Invoice Discount in Payment Entry
Question: Sometimes a customer doesn't pay totally the invoice and he wants us to give him a discount. For example, the total invoice is 54 euro but he pays 50 euro and takes 4 euro as discount. How to register this case in the system in order the invoice is shown as paid but at the same time we know that there were a discount on the invoice.
In the Payment Entry, enter values as follows.
- Paid Amount as 50 EUR
- Against the Invoice, allocate 54 EUR
- This will leave to Difference Amount of 4 EUR
- In the Deductions and Additional Charges table, select Income account or Discount Expense Account (as per your preference) to book 4 EUR there