how do I add an expense?

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Glad to see you here in the Community, user1234

I can provide some information about adding an expense to your account.

Are you trying to create an expense account or record an expense?

You can create an expense account by going to your chart of accounts. Here's how:

  1. Go to your Accounting tab at the left.
  2. Click on the New button at the top.
  3. Provide the necessary information for Account typeDetail type and Name.
  4. Select Save and Close once done. 

See Import Chart of Accounts article for more information.

However, if you're trying to record an expense, you can go to your Expense tab from the left and report it like that. 

Here's how:

  1. Go to your Expense tab from the left menu.
  2. Enter the name of the supplier from the Payee field.
  3. Provide the necessary information for Payment accountPayment date, Payment method and the Accounts to use for the transaction.
  4. Set the Amount and the Tax paid.
  5. Click Save and close or Save and new.

Check these articles for more information:

That information should get you going. If you have any other questions about adding an expense or if you mean something else, let me know by leaving a comment below. I'm always glad to help in any way I can.​ Take care and have a great week. 

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