How To Record Cash Back Rewards in QuickBooks

How To Record Cash Back Rewards in quickbooks

December 17, 2022

If you get a new debit card or credit card in which you have received cashback on some percentage of the amount paid by you. Now, we will discuss how to show these transactions in quickbooks or how to record cash back rewards in quickbooks.

We will solve this problem by following approaches:

Offset Expenses

If you go somewhere for a picnic and stay and you spend a lot on the fare, so you will expect the reward to the same travel expense category so you have to record that reward in quickbooks. But the main problem with this approach is that you won’t have the correct analysis of the expenses at the end of the year because it shows like you spent less.

Create other or new income account

The transactions of your cash back that you get on the credit card record in your new income account. Refund is classified by income but it won’t be a part of receipts, even it will not impact the revenue analysis.

Now we discuss how to create a new income account by following steps:

  • Click on the list tab on the top menu bar
  • Select the chart of account
  • Click on the drop-down arrow and go to the account.
  • Click on the new tab
  • select another new account and select a new income.
  • Click on the continue

Steps To Record Cash Back Rewards in quickbooks

Follow these steps to record cash back rewards in quickbooks :

Some businessmen create other income accounts to record their reward transactions. So you also have to create an income account for cash back rewards. And you can also record your cash back rewards in credit cards.

How to create an income account

  • Select the accounting and go to the accounting tab
  • Click on the new button and select the account type that you want
  • If you are not sure about your account type so you can select the detailed type for choosing to refer to the accountant
  • Enter your desired account name in the name field
  • Save and close the tab

Now create a credit card for cash backrewards

  • Click on the create menu and select the credit card option
  • select the payee and type the correct account name
  • Type account details
  • Enter your created other income account in the account option
  • Enter the charge off amount
  • Now save and close the tab

Steps to record cashback credit rewards

  • To record visit banking option
  • Choose credit card charges
  • Then in a purchased field enter name
  • choose an account to create
  • Enter amount
  • Click on Save to apply changes or close

I hope this blog helps you in how to record cash back reward in quickbooks


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