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How to enter customs fees and adjust gst amount paid

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How to enter customs fees and adjust gst amount paid

Hello prairieswater,


I can see how entering custom fees and making necessary adjustments would be essential for some businesses, and I want to make sure you have the answers you need for how to do this. I'm here to help.


QuickBooks Self-Employed is a fantastic tool for many entrepreneurs as it keeps things simple while still allowing you to keep track of your customer invoices, business expenses, trips, and sales tax calculations. I'll go over the options.


Setting up a line for a custom fee is easy. When creating a new invoice, simply click Add Work, then add the details for the custom fee.


When it comes to customizing the tax calculated, QuickBooks Self-Employed is a little stricter with that. It doesn't currently have the option to manipulate the amount calculated based on the information you've already entered. To find out if there's a workaround to this, I recommend getting in touch with the QuickBooks Self-Employed team directly to explore the options when it comes to sales tax. Here's how.

  1. Click the QB Assistant tool.
  2. Type and enter "talk to human."
  3. Follow the prompts to reach a human agent.

Another option you can consider is QuickBooks Online, which has a wider range of options available to you, such as adjusting the taxes calculated directly on the invoice. I'm going to leave you with the link to our QuickBooks Online test account, which has mock data that you can play with to see how things work in the program. Check it out here: Test drive QuickBooks Online


If you do decide QuickBooks Online might be a better fit for you, I encourage you to take a look at this article to learn more about making the switch: Switch from QuickBooks Self-Employed to QuickBooks Online


All the best to you! Have a great week.

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