Businesses can clear their outstanding debts using their credit card account in Deskera Books+.

Follow the steps below to create a credit card account:

  1. Login to your Books+ account.
  2. Go to Accounting Module.
  3. Next, click on Chart of Accounts.
  4. Create a new Chart of Account for your credit card account. You can refer to this guide.

5.  Enter the credit card name, assign this account to current liabilities and enable the credit card account checkbox.

6.  Click on the create button.

7.  Go to Bank Module. You can view the credit card account added in the COA appear in the Bank Module. You can choose to connect to your credit card account if your bank is supported by Plaid.

How to make payment using credit card account?

  1. Go to Bill Module via the sidebar menu.
  2. Click on the the respective bill to open the bill document.
  3. A pop-up will appear, and you need to fill in the payment details:
  • Payment date - This is auto-populated as per your bill document
  • Payment and currency - This is also auto-populated as per your bill document
  • Pay From - You should view your credit card account created in Chart of Accounts here. Select the credit card account.
  • Payment Type - Choose bank transfer as the payment type
  • Reference Date - Indicate the reference date of the payment details
  • Reference Number - Input the reference number for the payment made

4.  Click on the Next button.

5.  Confirm the payment details and click on the Pay button.

6.  Go to Report >> Select Balance Sheet >> You can view your credit card account under the Current Liability section.

How can I clear my credit card outstanding due?

  1. Click on the Accounting tab via the sidebar menu.
  2. Next, click Journal Entry.
  3. Click on the Create button >> Choose JE- Fund Transfer.
  4. A pop-up will appear.
  5. Fill in the following details:
  • Journal Date - The journal entry's date
  • From - Choose the bank account to perform the fund transfer to your credit card
  • Transfer Type - Choose payment method
  • Reference Number - Input the reference number for the payment made
  • Currency - Choose the currency involved
  • To - Select your credit card account
  • Amount - Input the amount to clear your credit card's outstanding balance
  • Memo - Short note for the journal entry

6.  The system will save the journal entry - fund transfer created.