How to Resolve QuickBooks Error 3180?

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While utilizing QuickBooks, there is a possibility of coming across QuickBooks Error 3180. The issue of fixing this error is what this article will focus on. QuickBooks is the leading accounting software in the world today.

Why is QuickBooks Error 3180 showing up on the screen?

QuickBooks Error 3180 can occur due to various reasons. It can occur when QuickBooks Desktop sales tax item is not associated with any vendor. It can happen when the account mapping of sales tax payable account is incorrect. Another cause could be the use of the sale tax payable account to create a paid out. It can also be due to one or more items on receipts having the sales tax payable account selected as the target account.

As a part of this error, you will see a message saying “Status Code 3180” appearing onscreen and interfering with the functioning of your programs. It is important to resolve this error as soon as possible to maintain the smooth functioning of QuickBooks.

Steps to Fix QuickBooks Error 3180

These are various solutions you can follow to resolve QuickBooks Error 3180.

1. Merge items in QuickBooks

  • Open QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Go to List.
  • Go to the Item
  • Choose to include inactive.
  • To sort the list, select the Type header.
  • Rename the Point of Sale payment items.
  • Right-click the payment item that begins with Point of Sale.
  • Choose Edit Items.
  • Add OLD to the item name.
  • Choose OK.
  • Run the financial exchange from your Point of Sale.
  • In QuickBooks Desktop, merge the duplicate items.
  • Right-click the payment method with OLD.
  • Choose Edit Item.
  • Remove OLD.
  • Select OK.
  • To confirm, choose Yes.

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2. Make sure you assign the vendor to the sales tax item

  • Open QuickBooks Desktop.
  • Go to List.
  • Go to the Item
  • Choose Include Inactive.
  • To sort the list alphabetically, select the Type column.
  • Make sure all sales tax item have a tax agency attached to it.

3. Choose your tax preference

  • Open QuickBooks Point of Sale.
  • Go to File.
  • Choose Preferences.
  • Select Company.
  • Click Accounts under Financial.
  • Tick the Basic and Advanced tabs.
  • Make QuickBooks Sales Tax Payable is only listed in the sales tax row. Change it and run financial exchange if it is not.

4. Ensure you have not paid out the problem receipt using sales tax payable

  • Open QuickBooks Point of Sale.
  • Select Sales History.
  • Right-click any column.
  • Choose Customize Columns.
  • Make sure to select the QuickBooks Status.
  • Look for receipts that are not completed yet.
  • Select the receipt if any of the receipts are paid out to sales tax payable.
  • Click Reverse Receipt.
  • Recreate the paid out using a non-sales tax payable account.
  • Run financial exchange.

These are the various steps to resolve QuickBooks Error 3180. If they are too difficult to comprehend or follow, there is no need to worry. If the error is too difficult to resolve manually, there is no need to panic. Dial QuickBooks Error Customer Support Number and get tech assistance of QB experts.

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