Please clarify a few things, @Vangis.
Please confirm you are referring to importing a bank statement, not adding a new bank account.
Do you mean that bank transactions that were previously entered or imported are modified by the new import? Or are new transactions added?
What do you mean by “place on an interim account?” Give a specific description.
Based on what I believe you mean, several things may be occurring:
- Your downloaded bank statements may not be for the time period you think they cover. With some banks, the date range can be independently set. If this is true with your bank, be sure to verify the date range before downloading the statement. At other banks, downloads automatically match the date range of the most recent paper statement. In that situation, you have no control. At still other banks, the download runs from the last date you downloaded until the current date. And at some, downloads cover an arbitrary period, perhaps the last three years or the last six months. Make sure you understand what the bank is supposedly downloading. You may need to manually edit the download before importing it to Manager.
- It sounds like you are modifying transaction details during the import process. In that case, if the new download includes the same transactions as a previous one, Manager will not recognize the transactions as being identical because of the changes. So it will import the unmodified version of the transaction again.
- If you are using bank rules, your bank rules may be overriding changes previously made. Review them carefully.
All possibilities suggest the most likely explanation is that you are importing transactions for the same time period. The exact consequences could depend on many factors. But, if you were not modifying the transactions, Manager should detect and reject duplicates. Regardless, you should carefully review the list of imported transactions before accepting them.