Setting up a new company in SAP Business One requires lots of planning and attention to small, yet highly important details. One of the decisions to be made, is whether to display credit balance with negative or positive sign across the system.
As this decision is usually based local best practice, SAP Business One suggests for each localization the respective default setting. If you choose to display credit balance with negative sign, you’ll have to enter the credit opening balances of business partners and G/L accounts with negative sign as well.
This settings is available in the Company Details window:
Note that this setting cannot be changed once transactions have been posted.
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