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The Account Group Details section of the Statutory Reporter — Account Groups and (NZ) Statutory Reporter — Tax Account Groups window is divided into two areas:

Account Group Details tree

The Account Group Details tree utilises a standard windows folder structure. Each folder lists the account ranges or individual accounts which have been assigned to the account group. Click  to expand and view the contents of a folder. Click to collapse and hide the contents of a folder.

Statutory Reporter comes with a set of default Account Group allocations. These master account group allocations are marked with  in the Account Group Details tree.

The default account group allocations can be edited and assigned individual accounts and account ranges at a practice or client level:

  • Practice Level — Account group allocations affect all clients of a selected industry type. Account Group allocations at a practice level are marked with  in the Account Group Details tree. The Account Group option must be accessed from the Practice Report Settings to allocate accounts at a practice level. See To access the practice account group configuration.

  • Client Level — Account group allocations affect only the selected client. Account group allocations at a client level are marked with  in the Account Group Details tree. The Account Group option must be accessed from the client’s Client Accounting > Reports tab to allocate accounts at a client level. See To access the client account group configuration.

A (DR) or a (CR) may be displayed after an account range. This indicates that the debits and credits have been allocated separately. See Allocating account ranges to account groups.

A number of Account Group configuration options can also be accessed from the right-click popup menu. See Account Group Details tree right-click menu.

Account Group Details table

When an account group is selected in the Account Group Details tree, the Account Group Details table displays information about accounts allocated to the selected account group.

The table has two views which can be selected from the drop-down located at the bottom of the table:

  • Display account codes lists the individual accounts which have been allocated to the selected account group. The account code is detailed in the Code column and the account name in the Description column. If an account range has been allocated to the account group, the accounts within the account range are listed individually.

  • Display account ranges — lists the account ranges which have been allocated to the selected account group. The account code of the first account in the range is detailed in the Starting Code column. The account code of the last account in the range is detailed in the Ending Code column.

Above the table is a description which outlines the effects the account group configuration will have on the report. Click View full description to view a more detailed description.
Use the Edit Range Settings option to allocate accounts separately to different account groups depending on whether the account is in credit or debit. See Allocating account ranges to account groups.
A number of Account Group configuration options can also be accessed from the right-click menu.