Streamlining Payment and Invoice Management in QuickBooks Online

by Khushi Gupta marketing

Efficiently managing payments and invoices is crucial for maintaining a healthy cash flow and sustaining business growth. In this guide, we will walk you through the process of linking payments to invoices in QuickBooks Online. By following these steps, you can ensure that your financial records remain accurate, preventing discrepancies and saving valuable time.

Enabling Intuit Merchant Services: To enhance your cash flow and reduce overdue receivables, consider enabling Intuit Merchant Services in QuickBooks Online. Additionally, adding a "Pay Now" button to your invoices can facilitate quicker payments from your customers.

Steps to Link Payments to Invoices:

  1. Identify Payment Components:

    • Adjust your income statement to Accounts Receivable (AR).

    • Add the entire credit balance to the relevant invoice.

  2. Locate Customer's Panel:

    • Choose the collected payments from the customer's panel.

    • Click on the job or name field under the job section.

  3. Pop-up Window:

    • In the pop-up window, select a date and the invoice you wish to match.

    • Check the box next to "Apply credits."

  4. Choose Deposit Account:

    • Select the account where you want to deposit the funds.

    • Click the Save button to complete the process.

Connecting Bills to Corresponding Checks:

  1. Locate Company File:

    • Find your company file in QuickBooks.

  2. Access Expenditures Tab:

    • Click on the expenditures tab and switch your account to Accounts Payable (AP).

  3. Pay Bills Option:

    • Select the pay bills option and follow these steps:

      • Choose Locate Vendors from the dialogue box.

      • Select bills from the drop-down menu.

  4. Assign Your Check:

    • Look for the option that reads "Assign your check" and select the radio button.

    • Provide a check number to correlate with the invoices paid.

  5. Match Bills and Checks:

    • Pick the bill and the corresponding check.

    • Both transactions should show a total of zero, indicating successful matching and reconciliation.


Successfully linking payments to invoices and connecting bills to checks in QuickBooks Online is essential for accurate financial management. If you encounter challenges during this process, our QuickBooks Professionals are available 24/7 to provide assistance and ensure a seamless resolution to your issues. Streamline your financial workflows and get back to growing your business with confidence.

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