QB Issue Resolution:
Sales tax as the end user, for inventory, typically is not Expense for you but part of the cost of the inventory item. Think of it as “invested” in that material still on hand.
Resolution for Issue 'Sales Tax on Purchases – Expense vs COGS' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Intuit Community forum.
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