QB Issue Resolution:
You can set up recurring transactions for your expenses that are the same every month. However, this won’t take any funds from the actual account.
Since you’re using a direct debit, I suggest paying your bills via Online Bill Pay in QBO.
If you want to sign up for Online Bill Pay, you can read through this article: Sign up for Online Bill Pay.
Resolution for Issue 'Bill paid by Direct Debit' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Intuit Community forum.
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