QB Issue Resolution:

create a new sales tax item and use it – delete/inactivate the old one

When you use pay sales tax with the old agency still having a payable amount, use sales tax adjust as an increase, and use that BOE account as the adjustment account – if that BOE account is not included in sales tax payable

Resolution for Issue 'How do I correct the mapping of the sales tax item to the correct account in the Chart of Accounts?' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Intuit Community forum.

How do I correct the mapping of the sales tax item to the correct account in the Chart of Accounts?: this issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the issue yourself by looking for a resolution described below. If it is a complex issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other support options.

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