The amount the client pays, you should book that to a liability account you create in the chart of accounts

then when you pay him, on the payment
first line, list the liability account and the full amount received
second line, list your commission income account, do the math and enter the commission […]

Resolution for 'commission basis issue: 'I have a person who uses one of my rooms on a commission basis. He is not an employee. I make 25%. his clients use my debit machine so then i have to pay him his portion.' available: Yes.

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