My business is to sell products. How can I access inventory to manage the balance when I buy and sell the products?

do you have an inventory option?


Hello there, ludlowmcbean,

Yes, QuickBooks has the track inventory feature that's currently available in the Plus and Advanced versions. You need to enable this option to help you manage the quantity of your products, sales revenue, and cost of goods sold.

To turn it on, here's how:

  1. Go the Gear icon, then select Account and Settings.
  2. Select the Sales tab.
  3. Click anywhere within the Products and services section, then put a check mark beside the Track stock quantity on hand option.
  4. Select Save.

Once done, you can now set up and add your products on the Products and Services section. For the detailed steps, you can check out the how to set up inventory tracking article. This provides *information of* what you need to know about the feature and the types of items that you can monitor in the system.

QuickBooks Online Simple Start or Essentials and don't have the feature, you can track it manually. Here's the article that provides the detailed steps: Can I Track Inventory Manually?

You can also visit the inventory links and resources article which contains links for additional information about inventory.

Please let me know if you have other concerns about inventory tracking in QuickBooks. I'm just around if you need further help.

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