Item details tab not showing up to enter Expense for Non-inventory type and Service type items

In order to show Item details tab on Expense form, first, you need a Plus plan. Essentials and Simple Start does not have Item details tab feature. If you have a Plus plan, you will need to check the following two setups: 1) Gear settings for Expenses – Gear at the top right corner > […]

How to add Shipping Fields to QBO Sales Forms – Invoice and Sales Receipt

To turn the shipping fields on – Gear at the top right corner | Your Company | Account Settings | Sales | Sales Form Content | Shipping | On | Save Adds shipping fields (date, tracking number, destination, subtotal) to sales forms (Invoice, Sales Receipt). Related setting: Advanced | Chart of accounts | Shipping account […]

Which versions of QBO support the multi-currency feature

Multicurrency feature is available in QuickBooks Essentials and QuickBooks Plus only. This feature is not available in QuickBooks Simple Start. To turn on Multicurrency feature in QBO: From the home page screen > Gear icon (at upper right corner) > Your Company Settings > Account and Settings > Advanced > Currency > Multicurrency Note: Once […]

Handy reference to inventory item fields

Here is a handy reference on how to fill out fields in an inventory item screen you are creating. You might not see some of these fields in your inventory item screen depending on your choices in Company Gear icon (upper right corner). You will need to enable Quantity on Hand (QOH) inventory tracking in […]

How to handle a partial payment when creating an invoice in QBO?

Case: A customer bought $105.00 worth of product and paid $80.00 in cash. You need to send an invoice to the customer for the balance. How would you handle this in QBO? First, create a new invoice using product/service item code for $105.00. Use deposit field to post $80.00 as the prepayment on that invoice. […]

How to fix: Invoice numbers stay same on recurring transactions in QuickBooks Online

Case: With recurring transactions none of the invoice numbers ever change. They are the same month to month, as well as across multiple customers with same invoice number. It is becoming a huge problem getting paid from Customers (Clients) when they see the same invoice number every month. First, we will need to turn on […]

Can QuickBooks Online remind me that I need to create an invoice

Yes, you can set up “Reminder” in QuickBooks Online. This is how you do it: From the home page screen Click on your company gear in the top right corner Click Recurring Transactions under the Lists column Click New Change the Transaction Type to Invoice Change Type to Reminder Your reminder will show up in […]