How to Do a Mini Reconciliation in QuickBooks?

In accounting, there is a possibility that the transactions that were reconciled in the past are again displayed as unreconciled. There can be various reasons which can lead to such a situation. Here are a few of them:

  • You mistakenly click on Undo Last Reconciliation.
  • The transaction reconciled in the past were changed or deleted.
  • The cleared transactions were mentioned as uncleared in the QuickBooks.
  • There is a transfer of funds from the reconciled bank account to its sub account.
  • The Company file has been converted from QuickBooks Desktop to QuickBooks Online or from QuickBooks for Windows to QuickBooks for Mac or vice-versa.

Though the issue can be any of the aforesaid, it has to be reconciled. However the same can be completed with ease with a special reconciliation known as mini reconciliation. There are 2 methods in which mini reconciliation can be possible.

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Method 1: Reconciliation using an off-cycle reconciliation date.

Under this method, it is required that you know the ending balance of the most recent reconciliation. Carry on the following steps to do a mini reconciliation using an off-cycle reconciliation date.

  1. Go to the Banking Menu and select Reconcile.
  2. Now select the Account that you wish to reconcile.
  3. In the date, field enters any date between the last reconciliation date and the next scheduled reconciliation date.
  4. In the ending balance, field enters the closing balance of your previous reconciliation and click on continue.
  5. Now in the reconcile window check off the transactions that you wish to re-reconcile.
  6. Make sure that the difference balance is 0 and then click on reconcile now.

Method 2: Reconciliation using a date other than the most recent reconciliation date.

    1. Go to the Banking Menu and select Reconcile.
    2. Now select the Account that you wish to reconcile.
  1. In the date, field enters within the statement period on which such transaction appeared.
  2. In the ending balance, field enter 1 and click continue. Note this 1 is an arbitrary figure which is entered to ensure that you can begin the reconciliation process. This figure will be modified later on.
  3. Now in the reconcile window check off the transactions that you wish to re-reconcile.
  4. Note the clear balance amount at the bottom right.
  5. Now click on the modify button and reopen the begin reconciliation window.
  6. Enter the cleared balance field in the ending balance field where you had entered an arbitrary figure of 1.
  7. The difference will now become 0. Click on reconcile now.

Thus the aforesaid are the two methods by which you can do a mini reconciliation. If you are facing any difficulty in following any of the aforesaid steps to do a mini reconciliation or finding trouble in understanding the aforesaid steps then kindly contact our QuickBooks Technical Support team on our Toll-Free Number ✆+1-800-796-0471. We have a pool of trained professionals who are pro in resolving any QuickBooks related queries.

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Last modified: August 10, 2018
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