SQL Query Subtract

i have two columns: Beginning Balance, Ending Balance.

I would like to sum each column and then subtract. the output would be the Actual.

or the query could probably just subtract the two columns without doing the sum.

Attached is the table
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isamesAsked:
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Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
And what is the issue? Just subtract the columns from each other.
Or do you want to have the aggregated balance for e.g. each companyID?
isamesAuthor Commented:
For now, just subtract the two columns.
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
select t.*, endbalance-begbalance from tbl t;

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Mike EghtebasDatabase and Application DeveloperCommented:
Select CompanyID, Sum(d.theDifference)
From (Field1-Field2 AS theDifference
From TableNameYouHave) AS d
Group By CompanyID

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Please replace Field1, Field2, TableNameYouHave as you have.

Mike
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
isames, do you still need help on this question?
isamesAuthor Commented:
I believe I'm okay on this one.

Thank you
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