Nominal codes

Purpose: Nominal accounts serve as a systematic method to categorize financial transactions, facilitating the organization of revenue and expenses into distinct groups. This structured approach not only aids in tracking how much money a company receives or spends across different areas but also enables seamless integration with accounting packages like QuickBooks or Xero. By linking nominal accounts with accounting software, businesses can automate data transfer, ensuring accuracy in reporting while eliminating the need for manual entry. This integration enhances synchronization between financial records and operational activities, empowering informed decision-making based on up-to-date financial insights.

View Setting

➡️ Profile icon > Settings > Finance > Nominal codes > View

Add a nominal account

➡️ Add a nominal account > Complete the side panel > Save

  • Nominal account type:
    • Sales: This type is used on Customer invoices
    • Expense: This type is used on Supplier invoices
    • Bank: This type is used for all Payments and Credit notes
  • Description: Provide a brief description or reference for accounting purposes. 
  • Third party accounting code: Enter the corresponding code used in your accounting package, if applicable.

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Some details must align with your accounting package if the integration is enabled. Refer to the Nominal Code Management for guidance.


Edit a nominal account

➡️ Edit > Edit as required in the side panel > Save


Delete a nominal account

➡️ Delete > Type "Delete" > Delete


Nominal codes can only be deleted if they have not been used in Commusoft. If a nominal code has been used, you will need to archive it instead.


Archive a nominal account

➡️ Delete > Type "Archive" > Archive


Both "Delete" and "Archive" actions are permanent and cannot be undone.