QuickBooks is a features-loaded accounting
software that gives a user all the accessibility and enhanced experience in
every task he performs. It is indeed the best.
Accounting software available today and used
throughout by thousands of companies across the world.
If the user wants to create a new QuickBooks
Company file for the same business or Third-party company with the same chart
of income or expense accounts, items, customers, vendors, classes etc. Then
there is no need to invest valuable hours in re-entering and recreating all the
data in an inappropriate or exhausted way.
However, it is suggested to create a backup copy
of data to ensure that no data is lost if an error occurs during the exporting
function. Backup copy always turns out to be a savior in case of data loss.
This article will serve you with in-depth details
on how can a user export chart of Accounts to New QuickBooks Company File. In
case requires any further queries user can approach QuickBooks Online Technical Customer Care for better
The user has to follow the mentioned steps in its
given order to ensure everything goes fluently and have minimum chances of
⦁ Firstly, the exporting operation user
must be log into the data file as an administrator.
⦁ A User should always switch to
single-user mode so that there are no chances of
data access by another
person during the transfer process. Never proceed with
exporting in multi-user mode.
⦁ From the menu bar, click on the File
⦁ Then go on Utilities.
⦁ Then select Export and the Lists to
⦁ Now select the lists that you want to
export, then click on ok.
⦁ Set the location where you want to
save the file.
⦁ Give your file a name you want to, in
the File Name field (Note: save the file with
an extension of .IIF).
⦁ Click on Save.
⦁ Repeat these steps for all the lists
you want to import.
⦁ Now go to the exported file, right
click on it and then select Open with.
⦁ Choose Microsoft Office Excel.
⦁ When you find the wizard to convert
the text file click on Next, Next, and Finish.
might be wondering what is an IIF file?
Intuit Interchange Format files are actually text
formatted files that are used by QuickBooks Desktop and Online for information
transfer purposes. It is a smooth way of export and imports the information from
QuickBooks using IIF files. It becomes difficult to do the job with tab, CSV
and Excel delimited files. IIF format of files makes the entire transfer
process very quick and easy.
Avoid errors during Exporting?
While it is easy to export Chart of Accounts to
new QuickBooks file but, some common errors may make it difficult. To avoid
errors while exporting user must make sure that there are no duplicate entries
for email and phone number, only one email address should be present in the
email field for customers or vendors. user should ensure to change sub-accounts
to parent account before exporting and then modify them again.
to QuickBooks Customer Care
If there are any critical issues while using
QuickBooks, don’t panic- It is better to consult the QuickBooks software experts Team. If you have any technical,
functional issues or general queries related to software crashes or freeze down
contact to QuickBooks Customer support. The Pro Advisors of QuickBooks team will assist you
instantly in solving the annoying issues so you can continue your work
hassle-free. The Intuit professionals can be contacted via emails, phone
support or live chat.