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Check how much sales tax you owe in QuickBooks Online

SOLVEDby QuickBooks33Updated 2 weeks ago

Learn how to use the GST Liability report in QuickBooks Online to see how much sales tax you owe.
Note: The tax report will change depending on the province you select. For example, if you select sales tax for Quebec, then you can select the GST/QST Detail report.

Get a detailed look at the taxes you owe and why you owe them. Run the Taxable Sales Summary to view your sales tax info anytime. This helps you make sure everything is accurate before you file your return to your tax agency.



Run the Taxable Sales Summary

The Taxable Sales Summary is a summary of your taxable and non-taxable sales, plus the total sales tax you collected from customers. Here's how to run the report.

  1. Go to Reports (Take me there).
  2. In the Find report by name field, search for "Taxable Sales Summary" report. Then, select the report.
  3. Select the Report period ▼ dropdown. Select the correct date range depending on how often you file your tax.
  4. Select the Tax Agency ▼ dropdown. Then, select All or just one tax agency.
  5. Select Run report.
  6. Look at the Tax Amount column. Here, you can view the total tax amounts you collected from your customers. The amounts would include federal, regional, and local tax rates (such as city, county, and/or province).
  7. To get a detailed look at what you owe, select any tax amount. A transaction report opens that shows how much tax you charged in each sale, and also shows you more info, like customers, transaction dates, and tax rate.


File your sales tax return

QuickBooks tracks your tax payment due dates in one place so you can avoid late returns and extra fees. Learn how to file your sales tax return and record your tax payment in QuickBooks Online.

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