Create an item

Items marked with an asterisk (*) are available in Microsoft Office Accounting Professional 2008 only.

  1. Do one of the following:

    • On the Customers menu, point to New, and then click New Item.

    • On the Vendors menu, point to New, and then click New Item.

  2. Select an item type:

    • Service  Work performed, such as consulting or design.

    • *Inventory  A product that is purchased for sale and is tracked in inventory and on the balance sheet.

    • Non-Inventory  A product that is purchased or sold but whose quantity is not tracked. Items purchased for company use are typically set up as non-inventory items.

    • *Kit  A collection of items that is grouped for quick entry and reporting.

  3. Click OK.

  4. Enter the information on the Service, Inventory, Non-Inventory, or Kit form.

  5. On the toolbar, click Save and Close.

Note: You can create an item group to group items together for reporting.

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