KCS - Using the QuickBooks Integration, Can I Sync Primary Tax with a Sales Tax Account

Objective:

  • To determine where Taxes are mapped in QuickBooks Online
  • Can I sync my Taxes to a Sales Tax Accont 

Environment:

  • Clio Web App
  • QuickBooks Online

Additional Information:

n/a

Answer:

No.  Clio’s QBO integration doesn’t use the Tax Centre, as a result Taxes are added as line items in Bills. Taxes that are synced from Clio to QBO cannot be linked to the tax liability account that is created by QBO's "Sales Tax Centre". As such, taxes cannot be properly reported using Tax Centre functionality in QBO. 

The suggested workflow is to take the Product/Service that Tax is syncing to and treat it/report on it as the liability that it is.  Once its in the undeposited funds state, you can deposit it into whatever account needed.

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