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The Basic Accounting Category document includes the Edit Basic Accounting Category tab. The system automatically enters data into both the Old and New sections. Selected data fields are available for editing.

Basic Accounting Category Code tab definition



Basic Accounting Category Code

A code for the basic accounting category that groups the object type codes for reporting purposes

Basic Accounting Category Description

Required. The name that describes a basic accounting category code

Basic Accounting Category Short Name

Required. An abbreviated name for a basic accounting category code to be used for reporting where space is limited

Financial Reporting Sort Code

Required. A financial reporting sort code to place fund groups in a particular sequence on reports

Active Indicator


Indicates whether this basic accounting category code is active or inactive. Remove the check mark to deactivate a basic accounting category code.



Budget Aggregation Code