Universal Funding’s answer comes in three easy steps.
Step 1: Create an Accounts Receivable account in the COA Chart of Account titled “Factored A/R”. All invoices that you submit to your factoring company for funding will need to be created out of this account. Then use the original account for non-factored invoices.
Step 2: If you are factoring with Universal Funding, check your e-Factor account to view which invoices have been paid. You will want to do this on a daily basis. In QuickBooks, you will go to Customers Receive Payments and receive the payments for the factored debts but instead of applying the payment to the normal “Undeposited Funds” account, you will post to a new “Other Current Asset” account called “Due from Factor” showing that a balance is owed to you from Universal Funding.
Step 3: When you receive money from your factor, make a deposit into the checking account and choose “Due from Factor” as the “From Account.”
Author: Scott Meister, CPA
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