"Statement No XYZ already exist" error in Business Central

Modified on Fri, 26 Apr 2024 at 12:58 PM

Users a lot of time come across this issue where they get the error like this. 

The “Statement No XYZ already exists” error in Business Central can be quite frustrating, but there are a lot of ways to tackle this issue:

  1. Check for Existing Records:

    • your system already has a statement with the specified number (XYZ) First, verify whether a statement with the specified number (XYZ) already exists in your system. Navigate to the Bank Statements. page and search for the statement using the provided number. If it’s there, we need to handle the bank Account Reconciliation.

  • For example, the user was getting this error message. 

2. Error Handling Techniques:

  • Users can either change Last Statement No. field and change it to 57, which will increment the Bank Statement Nos by 1. 


  • Users can go to the Bank Statement, Process >> Undo. 

  • You will now see the Bank Statement under Bank Account Reconciliation. Users can click on Process >> Change Statement No. 


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