This article describes the way SoftLedger handles posting journal entries to nested locations and ledger accounts restricted by location.


The settings important to this are the Ledger Accounts Location and "Include Child Locations". The toggle controls whether or not this Account can post to the child locations of its selected location.
This account can never post to an parent locations of its selected location


Say we have the following location hierarchy:

If we have the following Ledger Account:

This account can post to the following Locations

  • USA
  • New York
  • Chicago

If we toggle Include Child Locations to false

Then we can only post to USA

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