How to recover a QuickBooks password from a Datafile

In order to meet the complexity requirements, QuickBooks desktop requires a password for each data file. The password requires a certain strength such as having at least 7 characters, including 1 uppercase letter and a number. QuickBooks has also recommended the need to change your password every 90 days. You will automatically be prompted to… read more »

How to convert a Sage BusinessWorks Data file to QuickBooks

Switching accounting systems can be intimidating, as you are dealing with oodles of sensitive financial data, and you need to ascertain that all your data is transferred completely and accurately from one system to the other. At the same time, it is highly important to take the time to review your records and get rid… read more »

How to convert from AccountEdge to QuickBooks

Migrating from one accounting package to another can be an overwhelming task. Online tools and processes can also be cumbersome and confusing, as it will require you to do most of the work, like exporting data and manually adjusting it in Excel or another program to get it into a format that can be imported… read more »

How to convert your QuickBooks Enterprise data to QuickBooks Pro/Premier/Mac

Small business owners do not need the Enterprise version of QuickBooks if they do not exceed more than 14,500 products, customers, or vendors. Most company files do not exceed those limits and in such cases, QuickBooks Pro and Premier should be considered, since they offer the same features at a very economical price. E-Tech’s QuickBooks… read more »

How to repair QuickBooks data files with Negative Quantity on Hand

Negative Quantity on Hand (QOH) or Negative Inventory in a QuickBooks data file is caused when you sell items you do not have in stock i.e. by entering sales transactions before entering purchase transactions. This results in the Quantity on Hand being negative when you sell the item. Even if the corresponding purchase transactions are… read more »

How to convert your Xero online data to QuickBooks

When converting a company file from Xero to QuickBooks Online, the first thing to decide is whether the historical transactions will be part of the new file and if so, how far back to go with them. It is certainly convenient to have historical transactions in the file in case a question comes up, rather… read more »

How to convert from Microsoft Great Plains to QuickBooks

As per Intuit QuickBooks, there isn’t a way to import “All Transactions” from Microsoft Great Plains or Dynamics into QuickBooks Online. Transactions would have to be entered manually using different file formats since the QuickBooks Online platform is different from Microsoft Dynamics. You’ll need to identify the transaction type and the file format to ensure that QuickBooks Online will be… read more »

How to Convert From NetSuite to QuickBooks

Converting from NetSuite to QuickBooks can be a cumbersome process. Although it is possible to download all the files from NetSuite and then re-upload them to QuickBooks, this can cause the issue of missing or double counting data, which requires tedious manual entries to fix. This being said, however, they both represent the data in… read more »

How to convert an AccountEdge datafile to QuickBooks

Migrating from one accounting package to another can be a daunting process. These procedures are very time consuming and will have you switching back and forth between exporting, tweaking what has been exported, importing into QuickBooks, and re-tweaking what has been imported. Miss a step and you might find yourself starting over. Getting assistance from… read more »

How to remove the audit trail from a QuickBooks data file

A slow and unresponsive QuickBooks file is usually because it has grown very large. One of the main reasons that file sizes grow large is the Audit Trail function in QuickBooks, which tracks all transactions, modifications, and deletions. You can increase the file performance by clearing the data in the audit trail file when it… read more »