QB Issue Resolution:

create an income account called something like violation income, and a service item for the same thing

use that on a sales receipt or invoice

Resolution for Issue 'What expense category would I use to bill a fine to a condo owner?' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Intuit Community forum.

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