Account Bill Line Distribution

Distribute AP Invoices across multiple companies

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Account Bill Line Distribution

Beta License: AGPL-3 OCA/multi-company Translate me on Weblate Try me on Runbot

Odoo Accounting allows to create vendor bills and 100% of the expense is accounted in the current company. Some holding needs to be able to distribute some vendor bills (like rent) across multiple children companies.

Table of contents


  • Go to Settings > General Settings
  • Go to the section Multi-Companies to check Multi-companies
  • For each company
    • Go to Accounting > Configuration > Settings
    • Install the chart of accounts
    • Go to Accounting > Configuration > Accounting > Chart of Accounts
    • Create 2 accounts Due To (Current Liabilities) and Due From (Current Assets)
    • Go to Accounting > Configuration > Accounting > Journals
    • Create a bank journal Due To/Due From
    • Go to Settings > User & Companies > Companies
    • Select the current company
    • Go to the Inter-Company Payment Configuration tab
    • Set the fields with the accounts and journal previsouly created


  • Go to Accounting > Vendors > Bills
  • Create a new bill
  • Select the vendor
  • Add a line:
    • Select the product and set the quantity
    • Create the distribution by adding lines with a company and its percentage
  • Validate the invoice

In the current company, an additional journal entry is created in the Due To/Due From journal:

Account Partner Debit Credit
Rent Company 2   180
Due From Company 2 180  

In the other company, a journal entry is created in the Due To/Due From journal:

Account Partner Debit Credit
Due To YourCompany   180
Rent Company 2 180  

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This module is maintained by the OCA.

Odoo Community Association

OCA, or the Odoo Community Association, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

Current maintainers:

max3903 osi-scampbell

This module is part of the OCA/multi-company project on GitHub.

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