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QuickBooks Online Advanced – User Persmission

QBO Advanced Role setup screen, user permissions explained:
Source: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/

All sales transactions and customers
If this user is also responsible for receiving customer payments, we suggest giving them permission to record bank deposits too.

This user can:

  • Enter estimates, invoices, sales receipts, credit memos, and refunds
  • Enter charges and credits
  • Create and delete statements
  • Receive payments from customers
  • Fill out timesheets for anyone
  • Add, edit, and delete customers, products and services
  • View tax rates and agency settings
  • Use and adjust tax in sales transactions and general journal entries, including manually overriding calculated tax amounts
  • Add, edit, and delete currencies
  • Edit exchange rates

This user can’t:

  • Print checks (including refunds)
  • Make bills and purchases billable to customers
  • Add, edit, and delete accounts and quantity on hand
  • View bank registers
  • See total income and expense amounts on Home, Vendor, and Customer pages
  • Run tax reports or view tax history
  • Prepare or file a sales tax return or record sales payments
  • Set up new or change existing tax agencies or settings
  • Set up multi-currency
  • Perform home currency adjustments
  • View all reports

Invoices

  • This user can only create, edit, and send invoices.
  • This user has access to all products and services and customers.
  • This user can’t apply billable time, expenses, or delayed credits and charges with invoice-only access.

Estimates

  • This user can only create, edit, and send estimates.
  • This user can access all products and services and customers.

 

NOTE: For user with location restrictions

  • This user is limited to the Sales role only.
  • This user can’t receive payments and create weekly timesheets.
  • This user can’t import a CSV file.

 

 

All expense transactions and vendors

This user can:

  • Enter bills from vendors
  • Enter cash and credit card purchases
  • Pay bills, write checks, and view check detail reports
  • Print checks (except refunds)
  • Add, edit, and delete vendors, products, and services
  • View tax rates and agency settings
  • Use and adjust sales tax in purchase, credit card, and banking transactions, including manually overriding calculated sales tax amounts
  • Prepare or file a sales tax return or record sales tax payments
  • Add, edit, and delete currencies
  • Edit exchange rates

This user can’t:

  • Add, edit, and delete accounts and quantity on hand
  • View bank registers
  • Set up new tax agencies or change tax settings
  • Set up multi-currency
  • Perform home currency adjustments
  • See total income and expense amounts on home, vendor, and customer pages
  • View all reports

Checks

This user can:

  • Write, print and order checks
  • Create transactions through checks
  • View, copy, edit, and void checks
  • View records with type as checks under expenses. Can also view Bill Payment (check)
  • View vendors page

This user can’t:

  • View or update details of Bill Payment (check) records
  • View the sidebar on the create check page to link it to an existing bill
  • View other transaction types under expenses
  • Update Vendor details
  • Make the vendor Inactive
  • Prepare 1099 form for a vendor

Bills

This user can:

  • Create bills
  • Order checks
  • Create transactions through bills
  • View, copy, edit, and void bills
  • View records with type as bill under expenses
  • View vendors page

This user can’t:

  • Pay bills
  • View other transaction types under expenses
  • Update Vendor details
  • Make the vendor inactive
  • Prepare 1099 form for a vendor

 

Inventory Management

This user can:

  • View and edit existing Product and Services list
  • Manage categories
  • Adjust inventory
  • View existing inventory asset account, income account, and expense account
  • View and update vendor details

This user can’t :

  • Add new inventory asset account, inventory adjustment account, income account, or expense account
  • Run report
  • Do batch actions for Email and Pay bills
  • Prepare 1099
  • Create new transactions for a vendor

 

Lists

Does not do anything at the moment

 

 

Bookkeeping

You can give your user access to all banking transactions. This role will also get access to sales, expenses, and lists.

Note: To help keep your books in order, we recommend giving this user access to sales transactions too.

This user can:

  • Connect a bank or credit card to bring in transactions (only if the admin created an account in Chart of Accounts)
  • Create a new rule and edit existing rules
  • Upload and export receipts
  • Set up receipt forwarding
  • View bank registers (checking, savings, and credit cards only)
  • Add, match, and record transactions
  • Create, edit, and delete bank deposits

This user can’t:

  • View Chart of Accounts
  • Edit bank registers
  • Create a journal entry
  • View Reconcile, Budgeting, and Audit Log
  • Adjust inventory
  • View all reports

Bank deposits

You can let your user view the bank deposit screen only. They can’t see any other banking screen or view banking transactions.

This user can:

  • Create bank deposits
  • Order checks

This user can’t:

  • Connect a bank account or credit card
  • View banking transactions
  • View and edit bank registers
  • View rules and receipts

 

Payroll, employees and contractors, workers’ comp and benefits

If you have a payroll subscription, you have to complete prerequisite steps to let your user run payroll. This role will also get access to expenses and lists.

This user can:

  • Add employees and run payroll
  • Change payroll schedule
  • View payroll reports
  • View paycheck list
  • Fill out timesheets for anyone
  • View and edit payroll settings
  • Pay contractors

This user can’t:

  • View bank registers and bank information
  • Create journal entries
  • Enter estimates, bank deposits, invoices, sales receipts, credit memos, and refunds
  • View all reports (except payroll)
  • Set up multicurrency
  • Perform home currency adjustments

 

 

 

Sales and customer reports

This user can view common sales and customer reports, such as:

  • Sales Performance
  • Product/Service List
  • Terms List

Note: This doesn’t include access to advanced reports or company financial reports, like Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss.

Expense and vendor reports

This user can view common sales and customer reports, such as:

  • Accounts Payable
  • Bill Payment List
  • Vendor Balance
  • Check Detail
  • Expenses by Vendor Summary
  • Purchases by Product/Service Detail
  • Purchases by Vendor Detail
  • Transaction List by Vendor
  • Vendor Contact List

Note: This doesn’t include access to advanced reports or company financial reports, like Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss.

Time Tracking

Does not do anything at the moment

 

 

Custom roles can’t be saved with account management access only. You need to select any different access for this role.

Edit company info

This user can make changes to your company name, type, contact info, and address.

Access subscription

This user can either view or manage your company’s subscription in QuickBooks.

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