How To Create Time Tracking Invoices in QuickBooks

You can use QuickBooks time tracking to create invoices based on billable hours. Here's how.

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Open a Timesheet

Go to the Create (+) Menu, and under Employees choose Weekly Timesheet.

Choose Whose Time You're Tracking

If the person doing the work is a contractor, make sure to enter them into QuickBooks as a Supplier.

Choose Your Customer

Choose whose time you’re tracking by entering a customer name.

If it’s a new customer, click Save. Only the customer’s name gets saved. You can go to the customer’s page later to enter additional information.

Enter the Service

Type in whatever service item was provided for this customer.

Enter the Price or Charge

Enter the Price or Charge and Save it.

Enter the Hours Worked

Enter the hours worked on the days you worked them.

Enter Customer Email

If you plan to email this invoice to your customer, remember to enter their Email address here.

Print Preview

If you want to see this invoice the way your customer will see it, click Print or Preview.

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