Troubleshooting: Profit & Loss Report – All expenses show in negative value

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Question: Why are all Expenses Account in Profit & Loss showing negative value?

Version: 1.8 / 1.9 / 2.0

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Possible Reason:

You’ve mistakenly set the Display as Positive to ‘Credit’ for Expenses account type. By right for expenses accounts the ‘Debit’ should be Displayed as Positive.


1) Go to G/L > Profit and Loss Statement, click on Other Settings > Set Account Group.

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2) Choose the EP Acc. Change the Display as Positive to Debit, then click on Save.

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3) Preview again Profit & Loss Statement and now all Expenses account are positive.

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By: Ju Lee 220921, Lay Swan 221025, P221027

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