The error "Error: Transactions cannot be entered for dates prior to the date beginning balances were locked" can occur when trying to post a journal entry batch before beginning balance have been locked and after a new fund has been created.
1. In Administration, choose Lock Beginning Balances 2. Select to print or preview the control. 3. Select the Funds tab. 4. Select the fund(s) to lock beginning balances for. 5. Click Lock Now.
Note: This is a permanent change that cannot be undone. The Lock Beginning Balances option is only available once for each fund.