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Bank rules - All you need to know

Updated 3 months ago by Praise Arannilewa

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The bank rule feature on Tyms is an automated system of posting transactions gottten via bank uploads or automatic bank sync through email forwarding. Bank rules are essentially a set of predetermined conditions through which the system checks for matches.

When a match is found, the system then posts the relevant information to a chosen destination and chart of accounts.

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The bank rule section includes various terms that are relevant during the creation process. Here is what they stand for:

Priority: This implies the order in which the bank rules should be executed if a bank statement matches more than one rule. Ex: If priority is 1 for a rule, and 2 for another, the former would be applied to the bank rule.

Conditions: The circumstances for the bank statement to fulfill in order for it to satisfy the bank rule. Ex: If narration contains "Data", post to expenses. The condition to be fulfilled is "Narration contains data".

Rule name: The name of the bank rule; which would be used to identify the set of conditions you'll create. Ex: Salary Detector.

Bank: The bank for which this bank rule should be applied to.

Destination: The section of the application the statement should be posted to if it satisfies the bank rule. Destinations include Sales, Expenses, Journal record, Asset Record.

Category: The Chart of Account for which that statement or transaction should be categorized under from the ones you've created or already existing. Ex: Rent (under Expenses), Subscription revenue (under Sales).

Status: Condition or state of the bank rule; active or inactive.

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