Skip to content
logo Knowledgebase

Enter opening balances from your trial balance

Created on  | Last modified on 


How to enter your opening balances in Sage Accounting.


Before you start processing, you'll need to enter your client's opening balances.


  1. Click Settings, then Business Settings, and then select Nominal Ledger.
     NOTE: If you are using Accounting Start select More followed by Category Opening Balances
  2. Check and confirm Accounts Start Date then click Save.
  3. Enter a Reference for your opening balances.
  4. Enter the rest of your trial balance under the Ledger Account column.
     TIP: You can add more Ledger Accounts if needed, at the bottom of the list.
  5. Check the opening balances entered match those on your trial balance and then click Save.