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Practice using the reconciliation form.

 

 

CHECKBOOK RECONCILIATION FORM

 

 

The reconciliation form is used for balancing your check register, or checkbook, and your checking account.

 

This form is often found on the back of your monthly bank statement.  Use the form below to balance your own personal checking account checkbook, or for one of our checkbook lessons.

 

See below for directions using the form, and print your own form at the bottom of this page.

 

 

 

 
 

 

RECONCILIATION STEPS

 

1.  Using your bank statement, update your check register with any transactions that you did not previously record, including interest earned, service charges, etc.

2.  In your check register (checkbook), mark with a check all checks paid, and deposits credited.  Then using the table on below, list all all outstanding checks (no check mark in your check register -- not yet charged to your account):

CHECKS OUTSTANDING (Step 2)

 

Check Number

Amount

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
TOTAL CHECKS OUTSTANDING (Enter on Step 5)    

 

3.  Using the second table below, list all deposits or other credits recorded in your register that are not shown on this statement:

DEPOSITS OUTSTANDING (Step 3)

 

Date

Amount

     
     
     
     
     
     
TOTAL DEPOSITS OUTSTANDING (Enter on Step 7)    

 

 

 

 Amount

4. Enter ending balance on your bank statement:    
5. Enter TOTAL Checks Outstanding    
6. SUBTRACT (5 minus 6)    
7. Enter TOTAL Deposits Outstanding    
8. ADD.  (7 + 8)

This number should match the ending balance in your check register.  If not, then your account does not balance and there is an error.

   

 

 

 

 

PRINTABLE RECONCILIATION FORM

 

Print out the following pages for use with this lesson:

 

RECONCILIATION FORM

Reconciliation Form - Printable Web Version

Sample blank form.

RECONCILIATION FORM

Reconciliation Form - PDF Version

Sample blank form.

           
   
NOTE: These pages require Adobe PDF viewer, which may be downloaded for free. See our money worksheets information page to learn more.
   
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For additional related material for teaching and learning about check writing, please see the following:

CHECK WRITING, CHECKING ACCOUNTS, CHECKBOOKS, LESSON PLANS, LESSONS
Learn how to write a check, make checking account deposits and withdrawals, balancing your checkbook, and bank reconciliation with your monthly checking account statement. Worksheets, lessons, and exercises are appropriate for both students involved in learning checking account basics, as well as those looking for a curriculum to practice basic math and problem solving skills.

 

 

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