SmartBuild needs pricing information to be able to calculate an accurate quote.  The pricing data includes the cost, markup, price and taxable status of each item in the database.

Click on the attached file below to read Step 2: Setup Material Databases.  Pricing Data is specifically discussed in section 2.9, but the entire Step 2 section has a lot of useful information in it. 

Follow this link to the COMPLETE SmartBuild Getting Started Document (you can either view online or download the file).