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Required Apps Expenses (hr_expense)
Invoicing (account)
Employees (hr)
Lines of code 355
Technical Name hr_expense_petty_cash
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Petty Cash

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This module work about expense that paid by petty cash.

General Process:

  1. Create Petty Cash Holder
  2. Transfer cash to Petty Cash Holder (by using Vendor Bill)
  3. You can create expense paid by petty cash and select petty cash holder.
  4. Then balance of petty cash holder less than amount of expense, you must transfer cash to petty cash holder before Submit Report to Manager.

Table of contents


Create a Petty Cash Account

  1. Go to Invoicing > Configuration > Chart of accounts
  2. Create a new petty cash account
  3. Type = Bank and Cash or Account type that is asset


  • You will need the “Show Full Accounting Features” to see accounting data


Create a Petty Cash Holder

  1. Go to Invoicing > Configuration > Petty Cash
  2. Create a new petty cash holder
  3. Select Petty Cash Account and Journal (optional)

Add Balance for Petty Cash Holder

  1. Go to Invoicing > Vendor > Bill
  2. Create a new vendor bill
  3. Select Vendor (Petty Cash Holder)
  4. Check Petty Cash will auto line with Unit Price = Max Limit - Balance

Create an Expense paid by Petty Cash

  1. Go to Expenses > My Expenses
  2. Create a new expense
  3. Select Paid by = Petty Cash and Select Petty Cash Holder

Create an Expense Report paid by Petty Cash

  1. Go to Expenses > My Expense Reports
  2. Create a new expense report
  3. Select or Create expenses Paid by Petty Cash and same Petty Cash Holder

Note : Bill and Expense will default journal from petty cash holder, if you configure journal in petty cash holder.

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This module is maintained by the OCA.

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This module is part of the OCA/hr project on GitHub.

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Port the Module to Odoo V11
on 3/24/20, 10:42 AM

Hello, I have been looking for the same for Odd V11 since a long time, is it possible for you to port this to Odoo V11. Thanks

hazem mohamed
on 8/28/21, 1:02 AM

any update for v.13

on 7/9/21, 2:19 AM

For odoo 14