Purchases > Reviewing your purchases information
The To Do List window displays all open purchases, recurring purchases and orders, sorted by due date.
The Analyse Payables window provides details of your purchase activities.
History lets you view seven years of purchase history for an item or a supplier.
The Purchases Register window gives you a complete picture of your purchase activity—open and closed purchases, orders, quotes, returns, etc.
Find Transactions helps you find purchase transactions.
The Transaction Journal lists journal entries of your purchases and other transactions.
To view a list of all unpaid purchases sorted by days overdue
You can view a list of all unpaid purchases in the To Do List and enter supplier payments for those purchases.
Click To Do List in any command centre. The To Do List window appears.
Click the A/P tab. A list of all unpaid purchases appears.
The Overdue column shows the number of days a payable is overdue (a negative number in the Overdue column indicates that the payment is not yet due). The number of days a purchase is overdue is calculated by checking the original date of purchase, comparing it to today’s date and looking at your credit terms with the supplier.
To analyse payables
The Analyse Payables window allows you to view detailed information about how much you owe suppliers and how long you have owed them.
Go to the Purchases command centre and click Analysis. The Analyse Payables window appears.
Click Filters. The Ageing Date window appears.
Set your filters in the Ageing Date window and click OK.
Display the required view of the Analyse Payables window:
The Summary view displays all the money that you owe suppliers, totalled by supplier.
The Supplier Detail view displays all the money that you owe the supplier in the Supplier Detail field.
The Purchase Detail view displays all the transactions assigned to the purchase in the Purchase Detail field.
the entries you made in the Ageing Date window, and
the entries you made in the Ageing fields in the Reports & Forms view of the Preferences window.
To view purchase reports
There are several purchase reports that can help you track your purchase activity. For example, you can run a Payables Reconciliation Summary report if you want to analyse your payables as of a past date. The Analyse Purchases Items Spreadsheet report shows you the inventory items on which you are spending the most money.
Go to the Reports menu and choose Index to Reports. The Index to Reports window appears.
Click the Purchases tab. A list of purchase reports appears.
To view purchase history
Display the Item Information window for an item or the Card Information window for a supplier.
Click the History tab.
The History tab displays a total of seven years of purchase history for the item or card: the five years preceding your current financial year (as displayed in the Company Information window), the current financial year and the next financial year.
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