Setting up your own accounts

For default English installations, Odoo installs the standard United States Chart of Accounts template. Most companies, however, will need to modify this chart of accounts or even set up an entirely different Chart of Accounts to match the needs of their business. As an example, we are going to add an additional sales account specifically for t-shirts so that we can better organize our sales into types of products.

To set up a new account, go to the accounting menu and then down to the Adviser section and choose Chart of Accounts. Odoo will present you with a listing of all your current accounts in Odoo. Click on Create to add a new account:

Notice in our screen that we have specified the account code as 200010.

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