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Hi there i am new to business so when i click post and receive on the purchase order , i want help on where to find the creditors account or where do i put in the creditors account which needs to be credited when the transaction is processed so that i can look it in the chart of account... i have a stock account(21100) and a creditors account(3500) so how do i set those up guys so that i can see the ledger accounts in the chart of accounts. 
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    YUN ZHU Profile Picture
    YUN ZHU 59,978 Super User on at
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    Hi, the following is part of the training content I have used, I hope it can give you some tips.
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    Ben Baxter 3,953 Super User on at
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    When you are doing “Receive” only, it is adding Quantity to your Inventory (assuming Items). The G/L will be updated if you are using Expected Cost Posting (recommended). There is no Payable balance to a Vendor at this point.

    The Vendor will get a Payable balance when the Purchase Order is Posted as “Invoice”. This could also be done from a Purchase Invoice linked to the Purchase Order’s receipt.

    Here is a Microsoft Learn to help: Purchase items and services in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central - Training | Microsoft Learn

    Hopefully this helps you better understand the process.

    P.S. If this helps you resolve your question, please mark it as a Verified Answer to help other forum Users find the information.

    Best Regards,
    Ben Baxter
    Accent Software Inc

  • gdrenteria Profile Picture
    gdrenteria 2,718 Super User on at
    Posting a Purchase order
    I hope this can help you, and give you some hints. 
    You need to review about vendor posting groups. 
    Best regards

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