Trial Balance Report


The Trial Balance is a bookkeeping sheet in which the balances of all ledgers are compiled into debit and credit columns.
A company prepares a trial balance periodically, usually at the end of every reporting period.

To access this report, go to Reports > Accounting > Trial Balance

Report Filters

As of Date: Select the date in which you would like the balances to include up until

Report Printing Options

Accounting: You can generate the Trial Balance Report for two types of accounting: cash basis or accrual basis.

For US firms, this setting will default to cash basis, for Canadian firms, this will default to Accrual basis. You can override your default accounting method under Setup > Firm Settings > Accounting

Include accounts with zero activity: Checking this option will include those trial balance accounts which had no activity. This is unchecked by default.

Preview Report

Once your filters are set, to preview the report, click the View button at the top right of the window.

Export or Print Report

You can export all reports to either pdf or excel. 

To do so, select the format you want, in the ‘Print as’ field, then click Download.

This will save the report to your default downloads location where you can then print, or save to another location. 

Sample Report

Updated on September 30, 2019

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