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Which chart of accounts do we classify collected sales tax

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Which chart of accounts do we classify collected sales tax into from sales transactions?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Barbara replied 10 months ago.

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Sales tax collected, but not yet paid, is a liability.

The following link contains excellent detailed information regarding sales tax transactions:

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Is this different than Sales Tax Payable in QBO category options?
Expert:  Dr. Fiona Chen replied 10 months ago.

Dear Customer,

It should be the same. Yes, you can use this payable account.