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Jiwa Landed Costing - Freight Forwarder Invoices for GST

This article will take you through the process of entering in a Freight Forwarder invoice for GST where the stock has been received in Jiwa but not through a shipment.

In the following example a shipment is used in order to bring the GST invoice into Jiwa.


Creating A Shipment for GST Invoices

Select Purchasing > Landed Cost > Shipments


Select New to create a new shipment


Select your shipping agent and any notes that may relate to the shipment.


 Select the Value of Taxable Import tab and check the box Use Value of Taxable Import


Complete the following fields

  • Select your freight forwarder creditor
  • Enter a description if applicable
  • Enter the GST value in the Tax Amount column
  • Confirm the invoice date
  • Enter the Invoice number in the invoice number field

Once you have entered in your details tick the check box 'Invoiced' on the invoice line


Press Save to save your shipment, at this point your shipment will be given a shipment number.

Press Commit for Booking In 


Once you have committed your shipment for booking you can finalise the shipment by select Finalise Shipment



The shipment is then flagged as closed.



Creditors Account

The GST invoice is now in the Creditors account.



Journal Entry Created

The following journal entry is created to take up the GST in the General Ledger and to ensure the entry appears in the BAS statement as required




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