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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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Vendor Vendors

How to clear Vendor unpaid bills paid by other party or other loan payable account?

It involves one additional entry.

Open new “Bank Clearing Account” under Bank type

Go to Pay Bills (+ sign > Pay Bills under Vendor Heading)
Select Payment Account = Bank Clearing Account
Select Hand-written check (Starting Check No.) = some payment reference number (or Loan from..)
Click Pay Bills button

Next step is to write a journal entry to clear Bank Clearing Account and to reflect payment from loan account.

Debit the Bank Clearing Account and Credit the Loan Payable to Jim Smith account.

QBO pay bills with clearing account
QBO pay bills with clearing account