We would like to maintain a three stage inventory in quick books. Raw Materials, WIP and Finished Goods. We encounter autogenerated Cost of Sales from move of inventory.

We would like to maintain inventory in three stages. Raw materials, Work in Progress and Finished goods. We have setup the Inventory items however, whenever we proceed with transferring the inventory from 1 stage to another, an autogenerated entry is being included and only shows in transactional Journal. Note that we record the transfer of Raw Mats to WIP in Expenses module as this is not available in JE.

For Example.

We would like to move the volume from raw mats to WIP.

We record in Item details..

Raw materials with negative qty and negative amount.

WIP with positive qty and amount.

However when we check in transaction journal two line items were added in the transaction that is a debit to Cost of Sales and a credit to Raw Materials.

as if the move of the inventory was considered as sale however the amount of the line items are arbitrary and does not equal any of our entries.

We would like to eliminate the added lines as we would only like to move the qtys and amounts from one item to another.


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