A Category is a designation used to organize and filter inventory items for reporting purposes. Sub-Categories are divisions of items within a Category, which let you narrow down an item's purpose.� Items are also taxed at whatever tax rate is configured for the Sub-Category an item is in. When creating an inventory item, there are three required fields: Description, Category, and Sub-Category.
Possible Categories and Sub-Categories
The following are a list of examples of Categories a site might have and what Sub-Categories they might divide them into.