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This section shows you how to use Peachtree to record the key steps in the purchases cycle. You will begin by learning how to set up vendor records in Peachtree and then how to prepare a purchase order for your business. Next, you will discover ways to record various types of purchases and how to record the payments to your vendors. Finally, you will also learn how to record a purchase return just in case you want to return items of inventory to your suppliers.

The topics covered in this section are summarized in the Key Topics list below. To view our step-by-step instructions and screen illustrations of a particular topic, just click on that topic link now.

Key Topics

Vendor setup

In this topic you will learn how you can set up vendor defaults in Peachtree.

Add a vendor

Read this topic so you can add a vendor in Peachtree and track transactions relating to that vendor. This topic also shows you how to modify or delete vendor records should you ever need to do this.

Recording a purchase order

The purchase orders functionality allows you to record a purchase order now but have the general ledger accounts updated at a later time when you record the purchase invoice from the supplier. This topic demonstrates where and how to enter purchase order information in Peachtree.

Purchase transactions

Find out how you can use Peachtree to record various types of purchases. This topic will show you how to apply a purchase to a purchase order and how to record credit and cash purchases using a purchase invoice.

Settlement of an accounts payable

In this topic you will learn how to record the settlement of a payable owed to a vendor.

Purchase returns

Purchased goods are sometimes returned to the suppliers for various reasons. This topic shows where and how a purchase return is recorded in Peachtree.

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