Recommended Best Practice for Recording In Kind or Non-Cash Donations in Breeze
Following the IRS guidelines, entering the description (but not value) of non-cash donation is recommended.
Therefore, entering a Total Amount of 0.00 (No "$") and a Note with clear description of the non-cash donation would look something similar to this:
When printing year-end statements, adding the Note column to your itemized list will include this description on the member statements.
Learn how to customize your statements to include the "note" section here.
Recording the gift in your accounting system
Breeze intentionally limits its financial scope to tracking member contributions. Church accounting of non-cash donations should be done within your accounting system where you can properly record both credits and debits of non-cash donations.