method you use for your business determines how you calculate the
amount of sales tax you pay to the government. If you report
revenues using the cash method of accounting, you pay sales tax
based on the goods and services for which you have collected
payment. If you use the accrual method, you pay sales tax based on
the goods and services for which you've billed.
Note: To perform this advanced task, you must
be using Advanced Reports. To find out if you're using Advanced
Reports, look for the Essential Reports or
Advanced Reports label in the upper-right corner
of the Reports home page.
Click Reports, and then click Business
Under Accounts Receivable, click Sales
To customize the report, click Customize in
the left pane.
To remind yourself to pay sales tax when it is due, you can
schedule a bill. Make sure to schedule it as a transfer.