How do I create a budget vs actual in QuickBooks?

Once your budget is set, you can now run the Budget vs Actual report.
  1. Click the Report menu.
  2. Scroll down to Budgets.
  3. Select Budget vs. Actual.
  4. Choose the Budget report you want to generate then click Next.
  5. Pick the report layout for the budget report then click Next.
  6. Click Finish.

Can you use QuickBooks for budgeting?

In QuickBooks Online Plus and Advanced, you can create budgets based on your accounting data. Once your budgets are in QuickBooks, you can review and adjust everything. Then run financial reports to compare your actual sales and expenses with your budget.

Can I create a budget in QuickBooks online?

QuickBooks Online offers built-in tools to help you create a budget. Click the gear icon in the upper right corner and select Budgeting under Tools. Click Add budget. At the top of the screen, give your budget a Name and select the Fiscal Year it should cover from the drop-down list by that field.