QuickBooks Error 3180

QuickBooks Point of Sale Status Code Error 3180

Like other software, QBPOS also encounters issues such as QuickBooks error 3180. This error is related to the 3000 status code that occurs during a Financial Exchange between QuickBooks Desktop Point of Sale and QuickBooks Desktop.

QuickBooks Point of Sale status code errors arise on different different times with an error message i.e.

Status code: 3180 Status message: There was an error when saving a Employees list, element “Employee, Name”

Status code 3180: …QuickBooks error message: A/P (or A/R) detail line must have vendor

Status code 3180: QuickBooks error message: The posting account is invalid

Status code 3180: Status message: There was an error when saving a Sales Receipt

Status code 3180: Status message: Sales tax detail line must have a vendor

QuickBooks Point of Sale system is implemented to enhance and track sales so that the time saved can be used for other business priorities. The error message displayed is Sales tax detail line must have a vendor.

Causes QuickBooks POS Error 3180

QuickBooks error 3180 status code can occur due to several reasons. It may be due to the improper/ incorrect settings in QuickBooks.

  • Company Preferences usually exemplify the use of Sales Tax, but the Company Information has been incorrectly set to use a particular type of Tax Form.
  • The Vendor for the tax agency is not set to a type of Tax Agency
  • Accounts being interfaced are not set up with a Tax Type.

QuickBooks companies are defined with a Wizard. When the values are selected and do not correspond to the proper setup for the taxes, this error will be given.

How to Resolve QuickBooks Error 3180

Follow the solution recommended by Intuit to fix the QuickBooks error 3180 status code.

  • Verify the item list and view the QuickBooks accounts.
  • Compare the accounts on the items that are in the chart of accounts in QB Financial and view if anyone is an AP account.
  • If you fail go into your preferences File -> Preferences -> Company -> and account under financial.
  • Ensure the accounts are of the correct types that are under the basic tab and are not accounts payable accounts.
  • First of all, prepare a backup copy > Choose to apply accounts to existing items to make all items use the accounts.
  • In case you have custom item account mapping that will undo that customer mapping though (thus creating a backup is essential).
  • Prepare a backup for QB financial and financial exchange.
  • In case it fails further then thoroughly go through the advanced tab in the same preference.
  • Ensure the accounts are correct and authentic.
  • The correct accounts using AP or AR should be the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
  • Go through the Chart of Accounts in QB Financial and ensure that accounts that are not AR or AP are not marked that type.

The suggested steps need to be followed in the setup of QuickBooks set up

  • Select Company or the Company Information.
  • Under Report Information set up, Income Tax Form Used to the type of tax form desired.

In case you fail to resolve the QuickBooks error 3180 recommended by Intuit you can choose to contact the QuickBooks POS support team. The expert QuickBooks professionals employed here will help you fix all the QuickBooks POS errors and issues in the minimum wait time.