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Enable or Disable the Subcontractor BOQ Tab on a Commitment

 In Beta - Early Access DESIGN

The information on this page has been updated for the early access design release of the new table in the Contracts tab in the project's Commitments tool. To learn more about the early access design and its features, see Project Financials: New Contracts List in Commitments & Main Contracts.


To enable (or disable) the Subcontractor BOQ tab on a purchase order or subcontract.


In Procore's Commitments tool, the Subcontractor Programme of Values (Subcontractor BOQ) tab provides contractors who perform project work with a place to enter a detailed BOQ breakdown about a purchase order or subcontract. The Subcontractor BOQ is separate from the general BOQ tab on a commitment. Once completed,  the line items on the Subcontractor BOQ can be submitted for review and approval of the work.  By default, the Subcontractor BOQ tab is enabled in Procore's Commitments tool.

You can enable or disable the Subcontractor BOQ tab on:

Once enabled, the data entered by users on the Subcontractor BOQ tab is automatically included in your project's subcontractor payment applications. To learn more, see About Subcontractor Payment Applications.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • To enable or disable a Subcontractor BOQ tab on an individual purchase order or subcontract, 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Commitments tool. 
  • Additional Information:
    • By default, the Subcontractor BOQ tab is enabled in the project's Commitments tool.
  • Limitations:


  1. Navigate to the project's Commitments tool.
  2. Under the Contracts tab, locate the purchase order or subcontract. Then click Edit.
  3. Click Advanced Settings.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. Under Subcontractor BOQ:
    • To enable the tab, mark the Enable Subcontractor BOQ check box. 
    • To disable the tab, remove the mark from the Enable Subcontractor BOQ check box. 
      The Subcontractor BOQ tab is only supported when a purchase order or subcontract is configured to use the Amount Based accounting method. It is NOT supported with the Unit-Quantity based accounting method. To learn more, see How do I set the accounting method for a commitment or main contract?


If you would like to learn more about Procore’s commitments software and how it can help your business, please visit our construction financials tool product page here.