How to Create an Expense Account in QuickBooks pro and enterprise 2015 & 2016


Well the answer is simple but will be given in 2 parts. People who are searching for creating an expense account in quickbooks also find it is useful on how to create a new expense category. Thus here is how you can create a new category within quickbooks:

How to Create an Expense Account in QuickBooks

  1. Login to your quickbooks account and locate the gear symbol. This you can find on the top of the navigation bar.
  2. From the dialogue box that appears, click on the chart of accounts tab.
  3. Now you will be able to see the “New” clickable button. If you are not able to locate that already then check out the top right hand side corner of your screen.
  4. Now just follow the steps that appear. If you don’t know how to set up your expense account then it is advised to take the help from your accountant.

Now let’s check out how to create an expense account within quickbooks.

  1. Login to your company profile within quickbooks.
  2. Now click on the vendors tab and click over the Bills tab.
  3. Here you will see the list of vendors. Choose one from the list. If you don’t see the list already then you would have to click on the down arrow under the bills tab.
  4. Now enter the details in the required fields and enter the due amount in the respectable field.
  5. Enter the reference number if you already have. But if you don’t, then simply skip the steps.
  6. Now click on the expenses tab and from the drop down menu, choose your desired due amount.
  7. Save all the changes made and close the window.

Need further help on how to create an expense account in quickbooks then give us a call at quickbooks helpline number.