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Statements: Include Purchase order on statement

Experienced Cover User




25 Posts
Experienced Cover User


I am getting a lot of calls from my clients requesting further details on invoices listed on the monthly statements I issue.

I see that the description field only says 'Sales Invoice'. Why can't this match the description from the invoice?

Also, a field displaying the 'Purchase Order' would limit calls from my clients too!

I don't know why they can't just view the original invoice I sent them, but I seem to be always resending them!


"Customer Statement with invoice details"

Current Status: Done
Last Changed: November 2018

Hi Everyone

Using the new Statements the customer purchase order number will show on the statements.

Ultimate Partner David_Cree
1,026 Posts
Ultimate Partner

Hello Leigh,


It is possible to add this field to your statement. I did not know how to do this either until the other day when Suja of MYOB told me what to do.


 The Cust PO can be added to the statement template by customising your form. In order to customise please go to Setup menu >> Customise Forms >> Statements >> Invoice or Activity tppe that you are using. Once here select the form that you would like to customise and then the Customise button.


Once in the form, there are two main area from where you can add additional data fields to the form.

One is by using the Fields icon at the top of the screen.

The other is by right clicking on the Description table of the form and choosing the Show/Hide Columns option.


You will need to use the second option to select the Customer PO No column to the form. Once done you will need to realign the form or move the column to suit your needs.


The Support Note Customising forms in AccountRight 2011 and later has more information on Customising forms.


Hope this helps






Experienced Cover User Tornadoroy
25 Posts
Experienced Cover User
Thanks David, But what you have explained is not available in Live Accounts.
Experienced Cover User Tornadoroy
25 Posts
Experienced Cover User

Any word on this MYOB????

Experienced User JillS
42 Posts
Experienced User



Wondering if we could have an update on progress with customer statements to include invoice details and payments made on account as per ideas exchange mid last year with 10+ votes.



MYOB Moderator Matthew_W
2,173 Posts
MYOB Moderator
Thank you for the suggestion and the feedback on this idea being added in. It's great to see support for an idea posted and this is something that is being looked at to be added. Other users who would like to see this, please make sure to keep adding your votes as well so this can be moved up the priorities list.
Experienced User JillS
42 Posts
Experienced User



Is anybody listening to these - they are not fancy extras, they are what makes up normal business practice.



Former Staff Sebastien_D
2,784 Posts
Former Staff

Hey @JillS,


Thanks for your message.

The idea is under consideration meaning the more votes it receives and comments from other users, it has a better chance of being implemented in the product. In the meantime we do appreciate your patience as we look into these features.

Kind regards,

MYOB Client Support

Contributing Partner christine41
10 Posts
Contributing Partner

Hi there,

I think my query has been raised many times before.

The customer statements are so under-developed!!!!

- where is my logo that I have uploaded & can see on the invoices but not on statements?

- would like payment details to also show up on the statements to customers?

- no real choice of styles of statements to use?

this should really be attended to, would have thought it wouldn't be too much to ask.


Contributing Partner christine41
10 Posts
Contributing Partner

sorry, the customer statements issues I raised was for MYOB Essentials.

thanks again

MYOB Moderator Steven_M
33,431 Posts
MYOB Moderator

Hi @christine41


Thank you for your comments in regards to Statements withe MYOB Essentials.

Along with commenting for this idea you might like to also vote for 
Customising statements elsewhere on the MYOB Essentials Idea Exchange. This is a more directed idea in regards to customising a statement and adding in logos.


You can vote for an idea on the MYOB Essentials Idea Exchange using the + Vote button to the left of the Idea's name.