Help has arrived, SH66. I'm here to ensure you're able to manually add sales tax to your invoice.
When manually adding sales tax to invoices, we'll have first to create the Other Current Liability account. Then, let's set up a sales tax item. Then, let's create a Sales Tax item. After that, we can now add the created sales tax item to your invoice. I'll show you the step-by-step process below:
Step 1: Create an Other Current Liability account
Go to the Accounting menu and then select Chart of Accounts.
Select the New button.
From the Account Type drop-down menu, choose Other Current Liabilities.
In the Name field, enter Sales Tax Payable – Manual Adjustment.
Once you're finished, please select Save and close.
Step 2: Create a Sales Tax item
Go to the Sales menu and then choose Products and Services.
Choose Non-Inventory or Service for Item Type.
Enter Sales Tax in the Name and Descriptionfields.
Leave the Sales price/ratefield blank.
In the Income Accountfield, choose the account you set up in Step 1.