Field Definitions: GL Beginning Balances Form

The following is a list of field descriptions for the GL Beginning Balances form. Many of the descriptions include links to other topics that provide additional information about or related to the topic.

Fiscal Year Ending

Enter the calendar month of the fiscal year end for which beginning balances are being entered.

Beginning Balance

Enter beginning balance for this account.


This field defaults the Normal Balance type (debit or credit) specified for this GL account in GL Chart of Accounts, which may be overridden.

  • Debit = D, +, or 1

  • Credit = C, –, or 2