Returning a Deposit - [Knowledge Base]
You can return a deposit by navigating to the relevant property.
Step 1. Go to "Log Payment"
Step 2. Log a negative amount for the deposit. For example if the deposit was $1000 you would log a -$1000 to return it.
Then to charge damages you can do one of two things to balance the accounts.
Step 3. You can either log the damages as a payment in the app. Categorise it as Damages.
Alternatively you can log it as an expense, "Payable by Tenant". This allows you to add notes to it detailing what damages you are charging for etc.
Step 1. To input it as an expense you will need to first navigate to Setting < General < Categories
Here you will create a new Expense category called "Damages".
Step 2. Then go back to the property. Scroll down and click add new expense.
Step 3. Type in the amount, and add the details of the damages.
Step 4. Finally, scroll all the way to the bottom and make sure you tick the "Payable by Tenant" option.
Step 5. Hit "Save" and you're done.