Reconciling item

A reconciling item is a difference between balances from two sources that are being compared. These items are stated in an account reconciliation, so that the balance from one source is adjusted by reconciling items to arrive at the balance from the other source. Examples of reconciling items in a bank reconciliation are deposits in transit and uncashed checks. Some reconciling items may require adjustment to the records of the recording entity, such as an uncashed check fee that has been imposed by the entity's bank.