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Currently, the option to add a Purchase Order (PO) reference number in your invoices is unavailable. Although, you can still add this info in the Message on invoice field. This way, it would still show up in your invoice once printed.
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Yes, I've tried that. Have a look on this screenshot (this is a mocked up invoice, not an actual one, but illustrates my point). Do you honestly expect a busy finance department to see this? I can think of two off the top of my head who would simply send this back with a terse 'no PO no' written in the email. You can't position it where a reference box would normally go; that's not where you'd expect a PO number to be. My question is: why is it more important to be able to change the colour on an invoice (if there's only a limited number of features allowed) than having an actual vital piece of information to allow you to get paid? You've designed a product supposedly with small businesses and sole traders in mind. [company name removed] is a sole trader business. By leaving out this feature, which could be added to this form in less than two minutes, you are basically rendering the entire plan utterly useless. What I can't understand is why you would actually do that? You might as well take away the ability to input a client's address, or the invoice number or date.
I can see how this functionality would help your business,
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I'll be adding this article for more guidance about the purchase order: Create and send purchase orders in QuickBooks Online.
Moreover, you can access your supplier's records and view their transactions in this article: View supplier transactions.
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