Add New Inventory Item

To create Inventory Item, go to Product/Services listing page and click Add or use hot keys “ALT+t” (for Google Chrome) and “Shift+Alt+t” (for Mozilla Firefox).

If you are already in Accounting and Finance section you can go to + Add New on top left-corner and dropdown menu will appear, here you can click on the Product/Service.

The form will appear with the following fields:

Add New Inventory Item

Product Type – Select Inventory Item type following fields will be available:

Product Name – Write the name of Inventory Item.

Product Number – Product number will be set automatically. You can set your own numbering in Settings, Numbering Settings, Product Numbering.

Category – Choose a category of the product or service. You can add new Category here in dropdown clicking Add New or in Settings, Product Categories and Add Category.

Tax Rate – Tax rate to the per unit of Inventory Item.

Cost Price – Cost price of the Inventory Item to the company.

Selling Price – Selling price of the Inventory Item to customers.

COGS Account – Cost of Goods Sold account. By default Materials Purchased  will be set, you can choose other COGS account in dropdown menu.

Income AccountSales account will be set by default, you can choose another income account from dropdown menu.

Quantity on Hand – Number of the Inventory Item that company has currently in Stock.

Reorder PointEnter the level of inventory when an order should be made with suppliers to bring the inventory up.

Asset Account – Choose an asset account from dropdown menu to register your Inventory Item to your Stock.

Total Value – Total cost of the product/services, it will calculated automatically based on the cost price and Quantity on Hand of the Inventory Item.

As of – Select the date that Inventory item came to your Stock.

If you are going to input more data about the Inventory Item you can push More options:

SKU number

UPC number

Unit measurement

Vendor

Manufacturer

Part number

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