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Level 3

Add percentage to PO

I import some items from abroad and would like to add a percentage to my PO total to account for currency fluctuations.


This saves me having to recalculate item prices constantly.


I created a "currency adjustment" item as a percentage, but the software won't let me put it on a PO, for some reason.


Is there another way to accomplish this?

QuickBooks Team

Add percentage to PO

Thanks for reaching out to the Community about this, byomtov.

Currently, there isn't a feature for adding percentages to existing purchase orders. I can see how this would be useful, and have submitted feedback so that it's considered in future updates.

As a workaround, currency adjustments can be made by editing a record's corresponding bill. However, before making such an adjustment, I recommend speaking with your accounting professional to verify accuracy. If you need an accountant, there's an awesome tool on our website called Find an Accountant.

Here's how it's used.

1. Go to
2. In the Find an expert in section, choose what you're looking for, then use your search field to enter a City or ZIP code.3. Select Search.
4. Review the results and find one that works best for your business. You can click on each ProAdvisor's profile to learn more information about them.

Once you've found an accountant, they can be contacted through their Send a message form:
1. Use your available text box to introduce yourself. Be sure to include details about the services you're looking for.
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3. Hit Send message


I've also included a few helpful resources about working with purchase orders:

I'll be here to assist if there's any additional questions. Have a great day!

Level 3

Add percentage to PO

Thanks for the response.


I'm surprised, and consider this a significant flaw that should be fixed, and fixed quickly. It can't  be hard.




QuickBooks Team

Add percentage to PO

Not a problem, byomtov! The Community is always here to help.

Your feedback is certainly valuable to Intuit, and will be reviewed by our Product Development Team. While I've submitted a suggestion about this myself, keep in mind that you can always submit one as well while signed in.

Here's how:
1. In your top menu bar, click the Help drop-down.
2. Move your cursor over Send Feedback Online, then select Product Suggestion....

You'll also be able to find many helpful resources about using QuickBooks Desktop in our help article archives.

Please feel more than welcome to reach out anytime if there's ever any questions. Have a wonderful day!

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