QB Issue Resolution:

assuming you have the bill entered, in pay bills, select the bill, select the pay from account, enter the amount (31K), save.  QB will offer to keep the over payment as a vendor credit which can be applied to the next bill

Resolution for Issue 'Bill Payment is greater than Bill amount' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Intuit Community forum.

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