How to record Sales Tax

I am using a 3rd party App (Davo) to collect and pay my monthly sales tax.  My issue is Davo automatically debits my account daily for any sales tax collected on paid invoices.   So I could potentially have 30 debits a month.  I wanted to code this to Sales Tax,  but that is not an option.  So I code the expense uncategorized expense.   At the end of the month in QBO I go to Tax Center and it shows the amount I owe ( which matches all the individual debits from the last 30 days) .  When I hit record Sales Tax,  it makes an entry in bank account as well.  So now I have double amounts,  how can I use only one or both and code them correctly


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Hello christian,

Thanks for sharing a point-by-point information about how you record Sales tax in QuickBooks Online. Let's get this sorted out for you. 

Once you record tax payments in the program, you'll get to specify the bank account you're making the pay from. To avoid recording duplicate amounts (from the uncategorized expense and bank), you'd need to correctly map the sales tax collected from the third party app (Davo).

Here are articles that'll explain more about it:

To do so, I'd recommend reaching out to Davo's support specialists. They'll be able to check the setup of the sales tax items, make sure they're coded to the Sales Tax account and help you make necessary changes.

Don't hesitate to let me know if you have additional questions with the process. I'm here anytime. 

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