Need help entering GST on Customs

When I purchase material from the U.S. I pay duty and gst at customs border.  This is a separate bill as I am paying them from visa. On the desktop version I was able to enter the gst amount by using cost of goods sold expense and putting 0 then editing the gst amount.  The online version doesn't let me edit the gst as I put 0 for the expense and it doesn't like that. Please help me out. I've tried doing a journal entry and that doesn't work either. I also tried using a gst payable account and it says I can't do that. This is so frustrating!!

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I just did this.  I entered the cost of the item as 0 and put in that it has GST included.  Then the box where is says 5% GST on 0.00 I entered the amount of GST that I had paid.  It accepted it, and the GST payment is recorded in my GST report.  Hope this helps.

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