What Is an Inventory Part?

An Inventory Part is one type of Item and is maintained on the Lists->Item List menu selection. See our article on all of the Item types supported by QuickBooks for more information. Generally speaking, Items are designed to pre-fill invoicing and purchasing forms. An Inventory Part represents an item that your firm keeps on hand […]

What Are the Feature Differences Between QuickBooks Pro and Premier?

While the basic data file format is the same for both QuickBooks Pro and Premier, there are a number of features included with Premier that are missing from the less-expensive Pro. The introduction of QuickBooks 2011 further changed the list of differences between Pro and Premier. For new features introduced with the 2011 version, QuickBooks […]

What Is a Group Item?

In QuickBooks a group item is a specific type of Item that is used to quickly enter a bundle of individual items that are typically bought or sold together where tracking the detail on individual items is desired. See our article on all of the Item types supported by QuickBooks for more information. It is […]

What Is an Inventory Assembly Item?

In QuickBooks an inventory assembly item is a specific type of Item that is the result of putting together a new inventory part out of a bundle of individual items to enable tracking finished goods separately from individual components. Normally, an inventory assembly item is used when separate raw materials are assembled, packaged, and sold […]

What Item Types Does QuickBooks Support?

QuickBooks supports 11 Item Types. Items themselves are maintained on the Lists->Item List menu selection, but the Item Types are pre-configured in QuickBooks and can’t be maintained by a user. The 11 Item Types are: Service Inventory Part Inventory Assembly Non-inventory Part Other Charge Subtotal Group Discount Payment Sales Tax Item Sales Tax Group There […]