GST Input & Output Accounts set up

I am new in QBO.

I have created the Taxes functions for GST with all the auto generated tax rate by QBO. 

However, if I want to split the GST input & GST output into 2 different sub-account under GST Control Account QBO, How can I start with?

1 - Create New Account - (GST Input & GST Output) under chart of account under Current Liabilities - GST Control A/c

2 - For example, if I created as per No.1 (above) in QBO, after posting purchase with select tax code 7% TX (purchases with GST incurred), will this 7% amount goes into new created account - GST Input tax OR it will goes to GST Control Account? 

3 - How can I link the 7% GST input tax amount into GST Input Tax Account (If I have created this new account in COA)?


Hi krystal.tan,

We can't make any sub-accounts for input and output tax. QuickBooks Online is designed that all taxes are placed into the GST control. However, you can create a journal entry but it's very risky because once you're going to mark the GST as filed, it'll mess up your GST account.

If you require any further information, feel free to leave us a comment here in the community!

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