When using pre-printed receipts, you can insert fields into the custom message. One of these fields is for the date. Users are finding that it is defaulting to the date of the gift, rather than the date of the merge.
This is resolved in 7.96, patch 12, released in July-August 2018 and applied to databases in Blackbaud Hosting Services. If your database is installed locally, download and install the latest version and patch, if applicable.
In patch 12 and above, the field "Preprinted Fields.Date" will display the date of the merge, rather than the Gift Date.
Steps to Duplicate
Log into The Raiser's Edge.
Navigate to Mail > Receipts.
Open a saved pre-printed receipt or create a new one. Be sure to mark one per page.
In Fields to include, include Preprinted Fields.Date and Gifts.Gift Date.