Simple But Complicated
One more comment about the QuickBooks 2013 purchase order screen. Beyond making your formatting options available in the “ribbon,” it also moves you through purchasing to the receiving process. With the appropriate purchase order open, click Create Item Receipts in the ribbon. This window opens, with the correct vendor name selected. When you click in the Item field, this small window appears:
Figure 3: Click Yes here and select the correct PO, and QuickBooks fills in the data. If you check the Bill Received box, the Enter Bills window opens.
QuickBooks’ purchasing and receiving tools makes your inventory-tracking job easier, but you still need to understand the workflow.
We encourage you to reference the following links from previous postings if you’re tangled up in what can be a very challenging element of QuickBooks: