How to customise your invoice in QuickBooks to make it GST compliant

 With GST implementation, your invoices will need to be GST-compliant. Please make sure you have added your GSTIN in QuickBooks.

Want to know what should be included in a GST-ready invoice? Check this: What is a GST-ready invoice

Here's how you can customise your invoices to include GST-specific information: 

1. Enabling customer GSTIN in the printed invoice

  1. From the Home screen, click on the Gear Menu
  2. Beneath the column heading Settings, select the Custom Form Styles tab. 
  3. Select Edit > Content 
  4. In the right section, click on the pencil icon to open the custom form. 
  5. Select the Customer GSTIN checkbox. 

2. Enabling HSN/SAC column in the printed invoice

  1. From the Home screen, click on the Gear Menu
  2. Beneath the column heading Settings, select the Custom Form Styles tab. 
  3. Select Edit > Content 
  4. Now click on the pencil icon on the right in the second section of the custom form. 
  5. Select the Item Code checkbox on the left section. Click Done.

Once these fields are enabled you can view them in your invoices by selecting Print or Preview.

Please see screenshots below for reference.

Screenshot of Customer GSTIN being enabled from Custom Form Styles

Screenshot of HSN/SAC column being enabled in Custom Form Styles.

We have been adding new features to make the GST experience complete for you when you create your GST-ready invoices. Here's what we have added recently:

  1. Place of Supply will now be displayed in your printed invoice and will include the State Name and the State Code.
  2. For the Bill To and Ship To addresses, the printed invoice will now display the state code along with the name of the address
  3. Invoice in print/preview mode will display the tax summary along with total computation.

Read more to know What's new in QuickBooks for GST

For any other kind of invoice customisation, read more: Customize invoice and other sales forms