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Add tips to sales receipts

Learn how you can add tips to sales receipts in QuickBooks Online.

Are you looking for a way to add tips to sales receipts? QuickBooks Online lets you easily do this. We'll show you how to activate tips and add a tip to a sales receipt.

Activate tips

Turn on tips in settings.

  1. Select the Gear icon on the Toolbar, then choose Account and Settings.
  2. Select Sales.
  3. Go to the Sales Form Content section. Then select the pencil icon.
  4. Depending on who receives the tip:
    • Select My Team if you use tips to pay your employees or others. This will create a liabilities account for tips.
    • Select Just me if you only pay tips to yourself. This will create an income account for tips.
  5. Confirm the template switch. Then select Okay. This will update your template to an optimized layout.
  6. Select Save.
Note  Currently, you can only use tips with the New Airy template. If you want to use a different template, try record a tip or gratuity in QuickBooks Online. (You can also submit a feedback.)

Add a tip to a sales receipt

Add a tip to a sales receipt.

  1. Select New ⨁.
  2. Under Customers, choose Sales Receipt .
  3. Enter the tip value. (Note: Tips can be found by the totals/subtotals and are not affected by tax or discounts.)

Change default tips accounts

Choose an account to use for tips.

  1. Select the Gear icon on the Toolbar, then choose Account and Settings.
  2. Select Advanced.
  3. Go to the Chart of Accounts section. Then select the pencil icon.
  4. From the drop-down, choose your desired account for tips.
  5. Select Save and close.

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