Unable to Import Accountant Changes in QuickBooks

Facing difficulty while importing any changes that you made on QuickBooks? This article is all you need to resolve this matter. So let us get started:

Causes of Unable to import accountant changes in QuickBooks

It is important to understand the reason in order to implement the troubleshooting method properly. The reasons behind this error are as follows:

  1. If the Accountant’s Copy restriction is removed or get accidentally removed, you may face this issue.
  2. If the company file/s has got corrupted, you may face this error.

How to troubleshoot the difficulty of importing the accountant changes in QuickBooks

Please keep in mind before troubleshooting the error:

  • Are you importing the changes to wrong company file?
  • Has any file with the pending Accountant’s changes been upgraded to a new version of QuickBooks?
    a) Use the backup copy to enter the Accountant’s changes manually in the Company file.

Warning: Do not upgrade a company file with pending ‘Accountant’s Changes to the different version of QuickBooks. Always import the changes before upgrading the company file.

  • Check the removal of the ‘Accountant’s Copy restriction.’

Ways to fix the accountant changes import error

Quick Fix 1:

Please make sure that you open the right company file. Ensure that the file you are opening has pending Accountant’s Changes to be made.

Quick Fix 2:

The second way is to save the files locally on your computer. Please keep the following points while saving the files locally:

  • When using any portable drive like a USB device or a thumb drive to import the Accountant’s Changes please makes sure that you save the Accountant’s Changes locally.
  • While dealing with a company file which is saved on a server, you can employ two ways to save the file locally:
    a) You can copy the file on a local driver.
    b) You can choose to import the Accountant’s Changes on the server.

Quick Fix 3:

There can be other ways to send the ‘Accountant’s Changes other than the ‘Accountant’s Copy File Transfer service (ACFT.) You can use other routes such as:

You can use a CD, or a thumb drive or email attachment.

Quick Fix 4:

You can try fixing the problem by performing the basic data damage troubleshooting method.

Quick Fix 5:

Another way to deal with this error is to use ‘Accountant’s Copy’ in a test file. Here is what you should consider:

  • If you find that importing of the TEST file gets successfully accomplished then there is no trouble with the program. In this case, you need to enter the changes manually.
  • If the importing of the TEST file is not successful then, in that case, you would need to reinstall the QuickBooks again.

Above methods will definitely sort out the ‘Importing problem of the accountant changes.’ If you still need any further support please get in touch with us at:

For any issues, contact QuickBooks ProAdvisor Support Toll-free number ✆+1-800-796-0471.

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