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To access the Check tab of the Payment Means window, choose   Banking   Incoming Payments   Incoming Payments  . Alternatively, choose   Banking   Outgoing Payments   Outgoing Payments  . On the toolbar, choose Payment Means (Payment Means). In the Payment Means window, choose the Check tab.

Payment Means: Check Tab Fields
G/L Account

For incoming payment documents:

Specify the account to be debited when the incoming payment is added. The account displayed is defined in   Administration   Setup   Financials   G/L Account Determination   Sales   General   Checks Received  .

G/L Account (Table Area)

For outgoing payment documents:

Account defined for the selected bank in the House Bank Accounts – Setup window. To have a different account credited when the outgoing payment is added, press TAB and select the required account. You can issue checks from different accounts within the same outgoing payment if required.

Search by Bank Code

Searches for the required bank by bank code instead of bank name.

Due Date

The current date is the default date for the first check. Change if necessary.


Specify the country where the bank issuing the check is located.

Bank Name

Specify the relevant bank. Available options are banks defined for the selected country in the Banks – Setup window.

Branch, Account, Check No.

For incoming payment documents:

Specify the numbers of the branch, account, and check as printed on the check received.

Branch, Account

For outgoing payment documents:

Numbers of the branch and bank account of the credited G/L account. These details are taken from the House Bank Accounts – Setup window.

Manual Check

For outgoing payments only:

To manually specify the check number, select the checkbox. This is useful if the check is not printed through SAP Business One, but written manually.

Check No.

Incoming Payments

Specify the number of the check received.

Outgoing Payments

If you print checks from SAP Business One, this field is disabled and the check number is zero until the check is printed, when the check number is updated automatically.

If you issue checks manually, select the checkbox Manual Check and specify here the check number.


Specify whether endorsement of the check should be allowed or not.


Specify the amount of the check.

Country-Specific Fields: China, Korea and Japan
Primary Form Item

This field appears:

  • In the drop-down list that contains all the active primary form items

  • Only if the G/L account determined is a cash flow relevant account

After defining the cash flow line items in the Cash Flow Line Items - Setup window, you can specify from the Combined Cash Flow Assignment window, the primary form line item that is assigned to the cash relevant transaction.

Note Note

You can change the cash flow line item:

  • After the payment is executed, unless the payment is a credit card partial or split payment

  • At a later stage, in the corresponding journal entry or original transaction, unless the transaction has been cancelled

End of the note.