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MG1289
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I posted a sales tax payment under the wrong agency. How do I correct that?

 
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AlcaeusF
Moderator

I posted a sales tax payment under the wrong agency. How do I correct that?

Hello there, @MG1289.

 

Thank you for getting back to us with additional details about your sales tax concern. Let me share some information regarding how you can correct the tax agency in QuickBooks.

 

The agency that the system use will depend on what you selected when setting up the sales tax. Since you can no longer change it for existing sales taxes, I suggest deleting the payment and creating a new one with the right agency.

 

Here's how to delete a payment:

 

  1. On the left panel, click Taxes.
  2. Go to the Sales Tax tab.
  3. Press the History option in the upper-right. 
  4. Search for the agency, then hit View return
  5. Below Payment details, select the date of the payment. 
  6. Choose Delete

Once done, you can create your own sales tax with the correct tax agency. You can follow these steps:

 

  1. On the left panel, click Taxes.
  2. Go to the Sales Tax tab.
  3. Select Sales tax settings in the upper-right.
  4. Create a new sales tax by clicking the Add rate option. 
  5. Enter the necessary information.
  6. Choose the correct agency.
  7. Press Save.

Lastly, you can review your existing transactions and ensure you're using the correct sales tax.

 

For additional reference, I've attached some articles you can use to learn more about automated sales tax, as well as editing transactions directly from the register:

 

Drop me a comment below if you have any other questions. I'll be more than happy to help. Wishing you a good one.

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Candice C
QuickBooks Team

I posted a sales tax payment under the wrong agency. How do I correct that?

Good Morning, @MG1289

 

It's great to see you back in the Community. To properly assist you with this sales tax issue, were you using the manual or automated sales tax center when posting this payment? This information will help me determine the next steps you need to take to record this payment under the right agency.

 

In the meantime, here are a few articles that can provide some additional insight into sales taxes: 

 

 

I want to ensure that you're able to get back to running your business. I'll be waiting for your response. 

MG1289
Level 2

I posted a sales tax payment under the wrong agency. How do I correct that?

Hi Candice, 

I believe I use the automated sales tax center. 

AlcaeusF
Moderator

I posted a sales tax payment under the wrong agency. How do I correct that?

Hello there, @MG1289.

 

Thank you for getting back to us with additional details about your sales tax concern. Let me share some information regarding how you can correct the tax agency in QuickBooks.

 

The agency that the system use will depend on what you selected when setting up the sales tax. Since you can no longer change it for existing sales taxes, I suggest deleting the payment and creating a new one with the right agency.

 

Here's how to delete a payment:

 

  1. On the left panel, click Taxes.
  2. Go to the Sales Tax tab.
  3. Press the History option in the upper-right. 
  4. Search for the agency, then hit View return
  5. Below Payment details, select the date of the payment. 
  6. Choose Delete

Once done, you can create your own sales tax with the correct tax agency. You can follow these steps:

 

  1. On the left panel, click Taxes.
  2. Go to the Sales Tax tab.
  3. Select Sales tax settings in the upper-right.
  4. Create a new sales tax by clicking the Add rate option. 
  5. Enter the necessary information.
  6. Choose the correct agency.
  7. Press Save.

Lastly, you can review your existing transactions and ensure you're using the correct sales tax.

 

For additional reference, I've attached some articles you can use to learn more about automated sales tax, as well as editing transactions directly from the register:

 

Drop me a comment below if you have any other questions. I'll be more than happy to help. Wishing you a good one.

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MG1289
Level 2

I posted a sales tax payment under the wrong agency. How do I correct that?

Thank you!

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