There is one set of transactions that can easily be backdated or forward-dated coming from Fishbowl Inventory: multiple receipts against a single purchase order.
QuickBooks is very date sensitive. My rule for inventory bill dates in QuickBooks is that the bill date should always equal the receipt date. Yes, I know with date-driven terms you might pay the bill a day or two early or late. Just override the due date on the QuickBooks side or adjust your terms so that Net 30 days is really Net 32 in the due-date calculation.
The same is true for Fishbowl receipts. (more…)