With QuickBooks Online Essentials and QuickBooks Online Plus, you can easily track and bill customers for your time or the time worked by your employees and contractors. Use Time tracking feature to assign a particular activity to a project or customer, and choose whether to bill your customers for the activity.
Based on the rates you specify and whether or not the time is billable, time detail will automatically appear on customer invoices. The amount of details on the invoice is up to you. You can include:
You can also customize the invoice to show the following:
See Customize Invoices and other Transaction Forms in QuickBooks Online for more details on customizing invoice.
Important: Time tracking is not currently supported on mobile devices. Time Tracking Only users will not be able to fill out time via a mobile device such as a mobile phone or tablet.
You may have unlimited number of users for Time Tracking and it will not count toward the number or users or the price of the subscription.
Note: You can't change the user type of a Time Tracking Only user. If a Time tracker needs a different company access, delete the user and add them back again with the new user type. For steps to delete, see Add, delete, or change a user's access.
Once time tracking is set up, you can start marking timesheets as billable.
If you want to make time always billable (the billable box is automatically selected for all activities), you or any company user with appropriate access can go to the employee information page and make the employee's activities billable by default. To do this: