How To Delete Manually Recorded Sales Tax Payment In QuickBooks Online Sales Tax Center

Currently, in QBO they’ve two sales tax features: 1) New recently rolled out Automated Sales Tax
and 2) Old regular Sales Tax

If you have New Automated Sales Tax, here is how to delete manually recorded payment in QBO:
Left Dashboard > Taxes > History > Select payment in question and click “View Return” > It will search and pull the records > “Review your sales tax” screen will open > Under “Payment details” on the right panel, click payment date link (next to recorded amount paid) > Now you’re payment screen, at the bottom right corner, you will see “DELETE” payment. Click delete, you will see “Are you sure you want to delete this payment?” message > Click Delete green button. Delete is done.> They will update the return and prompt back to review your sales tax page. Record payment again or close the page.

Quick YouTube video on how to delete recorded sales tax payment

If you have old Sales Tax (as already mentioned), here is how to delete manually recorded payment in QBO:
Taxes from the left dashboard > Sales Tax.
It will take to the Sales Tax Center.
Under Recent Sales Tax Payments, highlight the payment in question.
Click Delete Payment.
Click Yes on the confirmation screen.

How do I edit rename a sales tax agency in QBO

To edit and rename the Agency paid for Sales Tax in Sales Tax Center:

1. Click on Sales Tax (or under taxes) at left navigation bar.

2. Right below the Agency name is a blue link to rename. (Screenshot 1 below).

3. Then enter the Agency name so when you write a Sales Tax Payment check, the Payee name is correct.


How to print sales tax check in new QuickBooks Online?

From the blue navigation bar on the left > select Sales Tax tab > select “Record Tax Payment” blue button > New “Record Sales Tax Payment” screen will open > “Print a check” checkbox is located right below Notes field > select Checkbox > select “Record Payment and Print Check” blue button

Now, sales tax check in queue to be printed

From the Create (+) sign > select Print Checks

Follow other selections to preview and print check

QuickBooks Online: Where do I find the amount of sales taxes due

Sales Tax Center
Sales Tax Center
print sales tax check
print sales tax check

I don’t see any data when I run sales tax report. I list non taxable and taxable sales when I deposit sales

In order to get total sales and taxable sales with sales tax collected, you will need to run a “Sales by Customer Detail” report. This stand-alone report will not give you all the information you need to file the Sales Tax Return. You will need to further customize it to work-around.

To do this, you will to run a “Sales By Customer Detail” report, customize it and add “tax amount” and taxable amount” columns from selecting “Change Columns.

These are the necessary steps, you will need to take.

  • From the blue navigation bar on the left
  • Select Reports
  • Select “Go to report” (magnifying glass), type Sales by Customer Detail
  • Select “Sales by Customer Detail” from drop-down selector
  • Change Transaction Date as needed
  • Select “Customize” blue button (upper left)
  • Select “Change Columns” under Rows/Columns
  • Add Tax Amount (refers to tax collected)
  • Add Taxable Amount (refers to taxable sales)
  • Add Tax Name (if needed)
  • Select Remove button and remove unnecessary columns (optional)
  • Click OK button
  • Click Run Report

This will give Total Sales and Total Taxable Sales. Subtract these two columns in order to get Non-Taxable Sales.

Recommended: Also click “Save Customizations” button to make this as customized report for future use.


Customize Sales Tax Report - Change Columns
Customize Sales Tax Report – Change Columns

Customize Sales Tax Report - Total Sales and Taxable Sales

Customize Sales Tax Report - Taxable and Non-Taxable Sales