How do I delete a GST/HST report?

A GST/HST report was prematurely created on QBOA. That also caused the books to be closed automatically. I still have many entries to make, reconcile accounts and remake a proper GST/HST report.

How do I delete a GST/HST report created in error? And will doing that allow me to once again make entries in the quarter that it covered?


Have you done this before successfully?

Thanks for your help,



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Hi, Brenda. Unfortunately, you can't delete or change a GST/HST return in QBO. What I would suggest is first reversing the journal entry QuickBooks created when you prepared the return. Then, run a report to get your figures for the period (found in the sales tax module under 'run reports') and then manually create a journal entry that moves what you owe (or what is owed to you) from GST/HST Payable to GST/HST Suspense. After that, you should be back on track to begin using the Sales Tax module again.  This blog post might have some tips to help you understand GST/HST a bit better:

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