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If you import a bank transaction that you haven’t entered into MYOB Essentials, you can allocate it directly to one or more of your MYOB Essentials accounts without manually recording a transaction.
If you need to, you can split the transaction between more than one account.
If you've already entered a corresponding transaction in MYOB Essentials, you should match the transaction instead. See Matching bank transactions.
Regularly make the same payments? You can set up rules to automatically allocate these to your MYOB Essentials accounts, saving you from manual data entry.
Allocate a transaction to a single account
If a transaction on the bank feed hasn’t been entered in MYOB Essentials, you can allocate it to your MYOB Essentials accounts.
To allocate to a single account, just click in the Allocate or Match column on the right half of the screen and choose which account you want to allocate the transaction to.
(Partners only) Need a report showing your client's unallocated transactions? MYOB Partners can generate this report straight from the Bank transactions page. See Banking reports for more information.
Allocate to more than one account
To allocate a transaction to more than one account, click the down arrow to expand the transaction. On the Allocate tab, choose the accounts you want to allocate the transaction to, and enter the amount to allocate to each account.
When you’re done, click Save. The allocation account is shown in the list, next to the transaction details. If you chose multiple accounts, this will appear as Split across accounts.
If you need to allocate an account to a $0 transaction.
Click on the arrow to the right of the transaction. Type in 100% in the Amount in $ or % field and enter any additional information, when you’re done, click Save.
To undo an allocation, click the X icon next to the allocation.
The transaction is unallocated, ready to be allocated again.