My journal balances to 0 but I cannot post it because there is an 'Error in the journal'. Why? April 20, 2020 09:02 Updated Follow Check your journal set up as to whether the: - Sum per date must be zero - Sum per voucher must be zero. Read more here. Related articles Why do my customers receive mails with Chinese characters? How can I create a financial statement showing the movements on my balance sheet accounts WITHOUT including the opening balances?