Void a cheque created in Xero
Learn how to void a cheque created in Xero for a bill, spend money transaction, credit note refund or expense claim. You might void a cheque created in Xero if you printed it by mistake and destroyed it, or it's stale or expired.
Access the cheque register and void a cheque
- In the Accounts menu, select Cheques.
- Select the checkbox next to the cheque you want to void.
Select one of the following:
- Void on original cheque creation date (if you want to reuse the cheque number, also select the Permanently remove cheque from register checkbox).
Void on (specified void date).
- Click Void cheque.
Learn about the two void options
When you're voiding a cheque created in Xero, you have two void options to choose from.
Void on original creation date
If you printed a cheque by mistake and destroyed it, you might select to void it on the date you created it. Xero deletes the payment transaction from your bank account in Xero.
Void on a specified void date
If a cheque hasn't been cashed for several months and is stale or expired, you might select to void it on a specified date. Xero reverses the payment transaction on the date you select.
You can view the payment reversal on the original payment transaction and on reports.