Purchases Day Book


The Purchases Day Book report is used for a number of purposes:
  • review purchases entered for a period
  • to enquire into the last purchase invoice entered (from where to start processing subsequent purchase invoices)
  • to see purchase costs incurred within a particular period

Reports > Purchases Day Book

Date Range
Enter the date range of the required period for which you wish to see the results
Nominal Account

There is no requirement to select a particular purchases / expense account, if you do not choose a particular purchase / expense account then all purchase entries for the period will be reported.

To view the purchases transactions for a particular purchase / expense account simply choose the desired purchase / expense account from the drop down list of nominal accounts.

Click "Prepare" to run the report
Sort by date

The report returns the purchase entries in the sequence entered, from which you will see the very last entry entered.

It may be preferable to "Sort by Date" to view the purchases in date order.


Need help? Support is available at 01 8352074 or thesauruspayrollsupport@brightsg.com.

GeneralBureau Users OnlyCompany SetupCustomersSuppliersProductsOpening BalancesCustomising for your useSales EntrySales Invoice PrintingCustomer StatementsReceipts EntrySales Related ReportsBad DebtsPurchases EntryPayments EntryPurchases Related ReportsBank TransfersReconciling Bank AccountsCorrections and DeletingVAT ReportingDirectors TransactionsSubcontractorsPrincipal ContractorsFixed AssetsReportsPetty Cash TransactionsLease RepaymentsHire Purchase RepaymentsDirectors Salary / RemunerationThesaurus Payroll JournalThird Party Payments / Form 46GJournal EntryAudit FileAccounts ProductionStock ControlArchive TransactionsBacking up your Company FilesRestoring a Back UpCSV ImportSchools Version