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Bill Check Expense Settings Vendor Vendors

What happened to the “Items” tab when I enter bills?

show items table on expense and purchase forms on 2
show items table on expense and purchase forms on 2

If you see “Bill” form with account only and there is no  “Item Details tab” separately,  it usually means “Show Items table on expense” setting is turned off.

In order enable Show Items table on expense and purchase forms:

From the home page screen

  • Select the Company Gear (upper right corner)
  • Select Settings
  • Select Company Settings
  • Select Expenses
  • Select Bills and Expenses
  • Select Show Items table on expense and purchase forms
  • Check box to enable setting ON
  • Save
show items table on expense and purchase forms on 2
show items table on expense and purchase forms on 2
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Check Print Checks Sales Tax

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

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Bill Check Company Gear Company Settings Expense Expenses Invoice

How to add Billable Hours and Rate to Invoices from Timesheets (Employee or Contractor) in new QuickBooks Online?

You can get there by clicking the Customize button tab at the bottom (middle section) of the Invoice, Estimate, and Sales Receipt. Select “More” > Check boxes to show Billable to include employee name, hours and rate.

You can also get there from the Company Gear (upper-corner) > Company Settings under Settings header > Sales > Customize > Customize look and feel button > Select More > Check boxes to show Billable to include employee name, hours and rate.

NOTE: This newly added feature is not yet available on all newer QBO versions. That’s what I heard from actual users.

See screenshot photo for reference.
Customize More Show Billable Time

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Check

How to write a check in new QuickBooks Online?

From the home page screen

  • Select Create “+” sign
  • Select “Check” under Vendors
  • Check Form will open
  • Select Payee (vendor/customer/employee)
  • Select Bank account
  • Select Expense date
  • Select Check Number
  • Select Account (from list) under Account Details header
  • Select Description (enter bill reference number if available)
  • Select and enter Amount (split accounts if needed)
  • Save

For entering inventory (or product/service) items, use Item Details.

Check
Check
Write Check
Write Check
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Bill Chart of Accounts Check Expense Expenses Reports Vendor Vendors

How to set it up and enter bank Line of Credit (LOC) transactions in new QuickBooks Online?

To track a line of credit (LOC) extended to your business, create a liability account with an opening balance of zero in your Chart of Accounts.

Chart of Accounts
Chart of Accounts

From the Home page screen

  • Go to the Company Gear (right upper-corner)
  • Select Chart of Accounts under Settings header
  • Select blue “New” button (right corner)
  • New “Account” information screen will open
  • Category Type = Other Current Liabilities
  • Detail = Line of Credit
  • Name = Line of Credit (or Chase Line of Credit if preferred to name the bank)
  • Description Line of Credit (or same as name)
  • Balance = Leave opening balance as “0” (zero even if you’ve already used LOC and has balance. It’s better to enter transaction later.)
  • Click “Save” button
Add new LOC account
Add new LOC account

To record (for example $100,000.00) the LOC extended to your company and deposited to main Checking account:

Bank Deposit
Bank Deposit

From the Home page screen

  • Go to Create “+” sign (top middle)
  • Deposits under Other header
  • Ensure the proper Deposit to account is selected (in this example, Chase Checking Account)
  • Date = Enter bank posted date
  • Go “Add New Deposits” section
  • Received From = Chase LOC Payment (Add New as Vendor if needed)
  • Account = Line of Credit (Select the “Line of Credit” account just created as “Other Current Liabilities) from the Account drop-down arrow)
  • Description = For example, Chase line of credit deposited to Chase Checking Account
  • Payment Method = Bank Online or appropriate (add new if needed)
  • Ref Number = Enter last four digits of LOC number (optional)
  • Amount = $100,000.00
  • Attachments (paper clip icon) = Upload picture of related document (if available)
  • Click “Save and New or Save and Close” blue button

This entry will show you have added $100,000 as deposit to Chase Checking Account and $100,000 as liability to Chase LOC account.

loc deposit
loc deposit

To record just interest charges (in this example $500 interest charges) applied to the LOC by your financial institution:
See instructions below for making Principal and Interest Payment.
From the Home page screen

  • Select blue navigation bar on the left
  • Select Transactions
  • Select Registers
  • Locate Line of Credit Account register
  • Double click Line of Credit Account
  • Liability for Line of Credit screen will open
  • Enter the date of the interest charge (for example 4/30/2014)
  • Financial institution name where the line of credit is held as the Payee (in this example Chase LOC Payment)
  • Enter the interest charge in the Increase column (in this example $500.00)
  • Choose Interest Expense account from the “Account” drop-down arrow
  • Enter “Memo” as Interest Expense for the period (in this example for April, 2014)
  • Click Save
Record Interest Expense
Record Interest Expense

To record a repayment of the LOC and/or payment of interest charges:
(In this example making $5,000 LOC payment from Chase Checking Account ($4,500 principal and $500 interest)

From the Home page screen

  • Select Create “+” sign
  • Select “Expense” (if paid Online) or Select “Check” (if issued Check) under Vendors header. In this example, we are making online payment.
  • Click the LOC Account as Payee from drop-down arrow (“Chase LOC Payment” in this example)
  • Choose the bank account you want to make payment from (“Chase Checking Account” in this example)
  • Expense Date: = Payment Date (for example 4/30/2104)
  • Payment Method: = Bank Online
  • Under Account Details, click the drop-down arrow and choose the “Line of Credit” account (Other Current Liabilities type),
    Under Description = Principal Payment
    Under Amount = $4,500.00
  • On the second line, Under Account Details, click the drop-down arrow and choose the “Interest Expense” account (Expenses type),
    Under Description = Interest Payment
    Under Amount = $500.00
  • Make sure total payment is $5,000.00
  • Attachments (small paper clip icon, bottom left): Upload photo of LOC statement. Optional but recommended.
  • Click Save and New or Save and Close button
LOC payment
LOC payment

To enter a payment that has been made directly from the LOC to a vendor, where no bills have been entered:
In this example, we are making $10,000 payment to Simon Manufacturing for purchased materials.
From the Home page screen

  • Select blue navigation bar on the left
  • Select Transactions
  • Select Registers
  • Locate Line of Credit Account register
  • Double click Line of Credit Account
  • Liability for Line of Credit screen will open
  • Enter the date of the purchase (for example 4/30/2014)
  • Name of Vendor Payee (in this example Simon Manufacturing)
  • Enter the amount in the Increase column (in this example $10,00.00)
  • Choose Purchases Expense Account from the “Account” drop-down arrow
  • Enter “Memo” as Buying Materials (for example XYZ job)
  • Click Save

NOTE: This transaction will not show up on Vendors Center record. For to show transaction recorded on Vendors Center, see three-steps process below.

LOC purchases
LOC purchases

To pay bills where funds have gone directly from the line of credit to the Vendor Entered Bill as Accounts Payable:
This involves three steps process.

Step # 1 Enter Vendor Bill

Enter Vendor Bill
Enter Vendor Bill

From the Home page screen

  • Select Create “+” sign
  • Select “Bill” under Vendors header
  • Select Vendor = Simon Manufacturing
  • Date = 4/30/1014
  • Under Account Details column, select Account = Purchases Expenses Account for example
  • Amount = $10,000.00
  • Click Save and Close button

This entry will created Accounts Payable balance of $10,000.00 to Simon Manufacturing’s account

Step # 2 Write Journal to show payment to Vendor by LOC

Journal Entry
Journal Entry

From the Home page screen

  • Select Create “+” sign
  • Journal Entry under Other
  • Enter the date (for example 4/30/2014)
  • On the first line, click the Account drop-down arrow and select Accounts Payable
  • Under the Debit column, enter the amount ($10,000 in this example) you paid the vendor
  • Enter a memo such as “Paid from line of credit”
  • Under Name, click the drop-down arrow and select the vendor you paid (“Simon Manufacturing” in this example)
  • On the second line Under Name, click the Account drop-down arrow and select the line of credit account (“Line of Credit” in this example)
  • Under the Credit column, enter the amount you paid the vendor ($10,000 in this example)
  • Enter a memo such as “Paid from line of credit”
  • Click Save and Close
Journal Entry for Purchase Payment
Journal Entry for Purchase Payment

Step # 3 Now you need to link the bill payment to the vendor credit paid by LOC:
From the Home page screen

  • Select Create “+” sign
  • Select “Pay Bills” under Vendors header
  • Under Pay to the Order of, select the vendor name (Simon Manufacturing)
  • Under Choose an account for Bank, Select Bank Clearing Account (Add new if needed. This account will always have zero balance.)
  • The screen will refresh and you’ll see a matching amount under Credits and Bill Payment Information.  Click the checkboxes so the amounts match.
  • Leave the amount blank as “0.00” zero. It’s “In and Out” entry, so amount should be zero
  • Click Save and Close button

This entry will clear Accounts Payable and will show payment transaction on Vendor Center.

Apply LOC payment to vendor 1
Apply LOC payment to vendor 1

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Check

How do I void an outstanding check from a previous period and re-issue a replacement in the current period without having to re-state financial statements?

I understand you are not asking just how to void and re-issue check. Your accounting question which involves few steps in QuickBooks online plus or desktop version for that matter.

For this example, let us say you wrote a check, void original check and reissue on 12/16/2013.

Vendor: AT&T
Date: 9/15/2013
Amount: $100.00
GL Account: Telephone Expense
It takes four steps process in order not restate your financials.

Step # 1

Write a Journal Entry (click “plus” icon > select journal entry from other menu)
Write a journal entry dated 9/15/2013
Telephone Expense (debit) — $100.00 (Name = AT&T)
Bank account (credit) — $100.00 (Name = AT&T)

Step # 2

Reverse journal entry on 12/16/2013 (that’s the day you are reissuing you new check)
Telephone Expense (credit) — $100.00 (Name = AT&T)
Bank account (debit) — $100.00 (Name = AT&T)

Step # 3

VOID (not delete) original check issued on 9/15/2013
Navigate the Check > click “More” button (located at the bottom) > enter replacement check number under description > select “VOID” > Save and close

Step # 4

Issue new check on 12/16/2013.
Make sure you use same GL account. In this example, its telephone expense account.
That should do it. Your telephone expense for September will not change. You will not see additional expense in December month.

NOTE:

When you do the bank reconciliation next time, in the Reconcile window, locate the entries that you created in steps 1 and 2 (one will appear on the Checks and Payments side, the other on the Deposits and Other Credits side). Click next to each entry to mark it with a check-mark.

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Check Print Checks

How do I toggle between Voucher Checks and Standard (3 part) Checks in new QuickBooks Online?

From the Home page screen

  • Go to Transactions (left blue navigation bar)
  • Select Print checks
  • Click on Alignment and Setup to change the check type
  • You can do this as often as you need to

Print Checks Choose Voucher or Standard Checks
Print Checks Choose Voucher or Standard Checks

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Chart of Accounts Check Create Expense Expenses

How do I set up to pay owner? How do I show funds paid to owner in new QuickBooks Online?

Owners Equity Account
Owners Equity Account
  • Create Owner’s Draw account under Equity type
  • Click Gear
  • Select “Chart of Account” under Settings
  • Select “New” button
  • Category Type = Equity
  • Detail Type = Owner’s Equity
  • Name = Owner’s Draw
  • Save

New QuickBooks Online Plus – How to enter various expenses in new QBO?

QuickBooks Online (QBO) Tutorial – Customer Invoice, Sales Receipt, Receive Payment, Bank Deposit

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Check Expense Expenses Vendor Vendors

What is the different between Expense form and Check form under Vendors heading in new Quickbooks Online?

Vendors - Enter expenses paid by debit card, card card, ATM, enter bill, pay bill
Vendors – Enter expenses paid by debit card, card card, ATM, enter bill, pay bill

Check form is to record written manual checks or to enter computer checks to be printed. This entry will reduce bank balance.
Expense form is to record all banking withdrawal type transactions except Check.

New QuickBooks Online Plus – How to enter various expenses in new QBO?

QuickBooks Online (QBO) Tutorial – Customer Invoice, Sales Receipt, Receive Payment, Bank Deposit

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Check Credit Memo Customer Center Customers Customers Center Refund Receipt

How to refund to customer remaining balance of a credit memo in the form of a check to customer?

In order to refund customer by check, from the home page screen, go to plus (+) sign

  • Select “Check” under Vendors heading
  • Payee = Customer’s Name from the list (that you are writing check payable to)
  • ACCOUNT = Accounts Receivable (A/R)
  • AMOUNT = Refund check amount
  • SAVE

Go back Customer center (blue navigation bar on the left)
Locate the customer you just made the payment to. You will notice zero amount balance, but it will also say TWO open invoices. Just need to clear this taking another step. Very easy!
From home page screen, go to plus (+) sign

  • Select “Receive Payment” under Customers heading
  • Select Customer from the list
  • You will notice both check payment and credit memo with amount received as zero, all in one place checked off.
  • SAVE. DONE.

Go back to Customer center again. Everything should be cleared off now.
SEE ATTACHED SCREENSHOT PHOTOS FOR REFERENCE.

Customer Refund Check
Customer Refund Check
Receive Payment to clear zero amount
Receive Payment to clear zero amount