Year-End Closing Checklist

A checklist guide for your year-end closing.

Use the following checklist as a guide for closing each module and printing the necessary forms and reports.

Accounts PayableContributions
  • Enter and Post Invoices
  • Print Checks
  • Post Checks
  • Print Reports
  • Load Tax Update
  • Prepare Form 1099
  • Print Form 1096
  • Close Batches
  • Back Up Data
  • Close the Month
  • Post and Receive Purchase Orders
  • Enter Pledges
  • Reassign Envelope Number
  • Set Up Arrears Funds
  • Complete Posting
  • Enter Prepayments
  • Print Report
  • Print Contribution Statements
  • Back Up Data
  • Enter Contributions for the New Year
Accounts ReceivablePayroll
  • Enter and Post Invoices
  • Process Payments
  • Apply Unapplied Payments
  • Enter Adjustments
  • Print Statement of Receipts
  • Print Month-End Reports
  • Close Batches
  • Back Up Data
  • Close the Month
  • Complete Last Payroll
  • Complete All Posting
  • Load Tax Update
  • Print Form 941
  • Print Forms W-2 and W-3
  • Update Local Taxes
  • Print Reports
  • Close Batches
  • Back Up Data
  • Close the Month
  • Update Employees' records
General LedgerFixed Assets
  • Enter Budgets
  • Complete All Posting
  • Print Reports
  • Close Batches
  • Back Up Data
  • Close the Year
  • Archive Data
  • Summarize Transactions
  • Get ready for the new year
  • Take Inventory
  • Calculate Depreciation
  • Post Depreciation
  • Print Reports
  • Close Batches
  • Back Up Data
  • Close the Month