Worlds Longest PO Number

I’m just sitting here doing some bookkeeping and billing a customer.  In order to get paid by this customer, we *must* include their full PO number on the invoice.

The PO number is, get this, TWENTY SIX digits long!  Even better, there are eleven zero’s in a row between what might be considered a vendor identifier and PO method, and what looks to be the actual PO number of another three digits.  So it appears that they feel they felt they needed 14 digits for the total PO number over time.

Um, folks, no one, and I mean no one in the history of the planet is going to need a PO number that goes into the trillions.

But hey, at least I found something that QuickBooks can’t handle out of the box.  Maybe I should submit a bug report.

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