Tracking categories in Xero can be used for a number of different options, keeping a track of the work you do for a certain job or seeing how much profit you make per job.

For example, you can set up tracking per region. This can be done by adding tracking category options through the settings in Xero. Once done, they will appear in most instances when you are working in Xero, for example, when creating invoices/quotes, raising purchase invoices/bills and even when reconciling the bank.

Editor | 21 October 2016
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If you notice a discrepancy between the statement balance and the balance in Xero please look into why this as there may be important items missing on your Xero Portal.

Xero has recently introduced a new Tracking feature that means you can see in depth detail about your business finances with even more ease...

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