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Compare options with Commerce in QuickBooks Online

by Intuit Updated 4 months ago

Learn the differences in what kind of sales channel connection you can have with Commerce in QuickBooks Online.

The primary difference is if you have inventory tracking or not. Inventory tracking offers an expanded way to track your company’s sales. Things like sales orders and invoices will be handled differently by QuickBooks if you turn on inventory tracking or not. Inventory tracking is not available for all subscription levels. 

Feature OptionNo Inventory Tracking Inventory Tracking
Import products from sales channels
Set Initial Costs 
Track Cost of Goods Sold
Match products from sales channels
Create Inventory Count and Inventory Quantity Adjustment transactions
Subscription levelIncluded with QuickBooks Online Simple Start, Essentials, Plus, and Advanced subscriptionsAvailable to turn on with  QuickBooks Online Plus and Advanced subscriptions
Connect multiple sales channels
Currently supports Amazon, eBay and Shopify

Currently supports Amazon, eBay and Shopify
Imports payouts from connected channels
Payouts are split into sales receipts, refund receipts, and expenses to record fees

Payouts are split into fees and deposits to match income from sales orders
Creates Aggregated sales receipts
When the payout comes into QuickBooks Online, an aggregated sales receipt is created and totals the sales across the orders. 
Creates Invoices
Once an order is added in QuickBooks Online, an invoice is created.
Imports sales tax
Only the total sales tax payable amount is brought in per payout

Only the total sales tax payable amount is brought in per payout
Imports sales orders
View-only access
No customer information

Includes product information
On import, matching invoices, refund receipts and payments are created
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