The Purchase credit not is used in case you want to return of goods to your supplier. They are also used in cases where the vendor, for whatever reason, offers you a discount on already invoiced items.

To add the credit notes issued by your suppliers at Elorus, select Invoicing -> Purchase credit  notes -> Add.

As with sales credit notes, you can correlate the purchase invoice with the credit note from the "Related Documents" field, regardless of whether it is paid or not.

Attention: In order for the supplier's balance to be correct after a refund, the value of the credit note must be used to pay off the purchase invoice. This can be done by adding a payment either from the sales document view page or from the credit note's page using "Apply credit".

Creating a credit note via a purchase invoice

In order to save time, you can add a credit note through the purchase invoice page to which the credit is referred.

Just click on (...) and then select Create purchase credit note.


Next, you are taken to the credit note's add page where the purchase document is automatically set as a related document, and the amounts are pre-filled to save time. However, at this stage you can edit all the fields of the document if you want.

By saving as issued, the purchase credit note is automatically issued and paid off if the purchase invoice was unpaid, using the due amount from the invoice. In other words, it automatically creates the payment transaction by applying credit, just like we described above.

If the purchase invoice has already been paid off, you will have to pay off the credit note manually by adding a new payment.

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