How to Void a Check in QuickBooks


By Amanda Karen | CrunchSum



Void a check in the current fiscal period by following these 3 simple steps.

Step 1: Identify the Check to Void

Access the check you want to void through the Write Checks window. Selecting the Find icon will enable you to search for a given check.

    how to void a check in quickbooks

    Step 2: Void Check

    You can elect to void your check through the Edit menu –> Void Check.

      how to void a check in quickbooks

        Step 3: Enter the Reason for Void in Memo Field

        When you select to void your check, the check amount is automatically set to $0.00.

          how to void a check in quickbooks

            Once your memo has been inputted, click Save & Close. Your check has now been voided.


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            2 thoughts on “How to Void a Check in QuickBooks

            1. Hi there. I have a further question about the voided cheque.

              After voided the cheque, if someone wants to review all the transactions, how could he know the original amount which has been changed to $0.00?

              • Hi Rio,

                Try adding a memo to the memo field detailing the original amount and save this memo before you void the check in QuickBooks. It can also be useful to add the reason that you are voiding the check for documentation purposes. Thanks for the comment!

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