Let's create a deposit or retainer to invoice the un-earned money to your QuickBooks Online.
Here's a summary of the steps we need to perform.
1. Create a liability account to track retainers.
2. Create a retainer item.
3. Create a trust liability bank account.
4. Create sales receipts for deposits or retainers.
5. Invoice customers for deposits or retainers.
6. Turn retainers into credits on invoices.
7. Transfer funds from your trust liability account to your operating account.