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Re: Confusion on payments with discounts.

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 7:14 AM, Matthew Bourque <..hidden..> wrote:
> I am running LSMB 1.3.17, and having some difficulty with paying orders when
> a discount is involved.  Here is what I have done (this is all in a
> fictitious test company database):
> created a "Purchase discounts" account (I am using the US Manufacturing COA
> & this was not included by default) with Account type "liability" and
> "contra" box checked, and also the Payables discount box checked.
> Create a vendor sales account, there's a "Discount" drop-down menu with my
> new purchase discounts account already selected.
> post a vendor invoice to this vendor
> go to cash -> payment, select the just-posted invoice & attempt to pay it
> from the checking account
> if I leave the "apply discount" box checked, when I click "Post" I get an
> error message: "ERROR: Wrong number of accounts More information has been
> reported in the error logs."
> If I uncheck the "apply discount" box & pay the full amount then I can click
> "Post" and everything seems to work just fine.
> My only guess is that I'm doing something wrong in designating the account
> for purchase discounts, but I cannot figure out what. Thanks in advance for
> any help.

Could you try checking the vendor's credit account and saving it again?

If that fixes it I know what we have to do for a more general solution
(but it won't happen for new vendors for you).

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers

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