Making an account inactive


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Making an account inactive

The only time you'll delete an account is if you create it by mistake, haven't used it for any transactions, and simply want to clean it out of your Chart of Accounts. For any accounts you've used, the better choice is to inactivate an account, also known as hiding an account. That way all your historical transactions using that account are still there. It just doesn't show up in the Chart of Accounts. For example, if you decide to stop offering one of your services, you can inactivate its income account to keep your Chart of Accounts slim and trim.

If you reintroduce that service in the future, you can reactivate the income account and use it in new invoices. The first step is to open the Chart of Accounts window. In the Company section, click Chart of Accounts. To inactivate an account, select the account in the list. For example, Furniture and Equipment. Then click Account at the bottom of the window and choose Make Account Inactive. The account promptly disappears from ...

Making an account inactive
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Making an account inactive provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Bonnie Biafore as part of the QuickBooks Pro 2010 Essential Training

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