How To Allocate Sales Tax To Inventory Purchases In Sage 100 ERP

In some instances you may find that you would like to record the sales tax paid on your inventory purchases as part of the cost of inventory (consult your tax advisor on whether this applies to you).

Here’s how to do it in Sage 100 ERP fka MAS90 or MAS200:

  1. Open Library Master / Common and select Sales Tax Code Maintenance.
  2. Review the warning message and click ‘OK’.
  3. Select the desired Tax Code from the lookup or enter a new code if needed.
  4. Select the checkbox next to ‘Expense to Vendor/Item’.
  5. Select the Line for tax class TX.
  6. Make sure the ‘Purchases’ ox is checked.
  7. Confirm that the ‘Tax Rate’ is greater than 0.00.
  8. Set the Non-Recoverable % to 100.00%
  9. Click ‘OK’
  10. Accept
  11. Repeat for all tax codes needed.
About Wayne Schulz

is a Sage 100 Consultant who has worked with Sage 100 and Sage 100c ( Formerly Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200) since 1986. He provides advanced Sage 100 technical support to companies located throughout the United States on all versions of Sage 100. If you are experiencing an issue with Sage 100, and would like to schedule a support session - please visit our request a Sage 100 diagnosis page.