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QuickBooks has detected that you have no items

When trying to enter an Invoice or a Sales Receipt without an item this warning is received:

QuickBooks has detected that you have no items or that one or more of your amounts are not associated with items. Please enter an item.

Why this is happening

If "Require Accounts" is checked in the Preferences this warning will occur.

How to fix it

  To be able to enter in an Invoice or Sales Receipt without an Item on it:

  1. Click the Edit Menu.
  2. Click Preferences...
  3. Click Accounting Preference> Company Preferences.
  4. Uncheck Require accounts.
  5. Click OK.

You will now be able to enter an Invoice or a Sales Receipt without an item on it. 

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