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Manually add transactions in QuickBooks Self-Employed

Learn how to enter sales income and expenses.

If you connect your bank and credit card accounts, QuickBooks Self-Employed automatically downloads your recent transactions.

You can also manually add single transactions. QuickBooks Self-Employed gives you both options so you can do business anywhere, anytime.

Manually add a new transaction

On a web browser

  1. Go to the Transaction menu and select Add Transaction.
  2. Enter the amount and a description.
  3. Select the Select a category menu. Select the best category to organize your transaction. Learn more about categories.
  4. If you have a receipt, you can drag and drop it onto the form.
  5. When you’re done, select Save.

On an iPhone or iPad (iOS)

  1. Select the Transactions menu.
  2. Tap the Plus (+) icon.
  3. Select Add income manually or Add expense manually.
  4. Fill out the details.
  5. If you're entering an expense, select Category. Then select an expense category. Here's a list of all the expense categories in QuickBooks Self-Employed.
  6. If you want to add a receipt, tap Attach receipt.
  7. When you're done, select Save.

On an Android phone or tablet

  1. Select the menu ☰ icon and then select Transactions
  2. Tap the Plus (+) icon.
  3. Select Add income manually or Add expense manually.
  4. Fill out the details.
  5. If you're entering an expense, select Category. Then select an expense category. Here's a list of all the expense categories in QuickBooks Self-Employed.
  6. If you want to add a receipt, tap Attach receipt.
  7. When you're done, select Save.

Tip: You can also create new transactions directly from images of your receipt.

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