QuickBooks Online Feature Requests

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  1. Tailor Chart of Accounts for agriculture/farming industry and Schedule F Form 1040

    Please add a feature to allow for QuickBooks Online's Chart of Accounts to be tailored the agriculture / farming industry. There needs to be a way to map the accounts to Form 1040 Schedule F. This feature is available on QuickBooks desktop. While I really like the features on QuickBooks Online, I'm disappointed this isn't an option.

    As a small business owner, this would help my accountant and I better prepare our taxes as we have in the past, and keep costs down. Thank you!

    148 votes
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      6 comments  ·  Chart of Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to resort the chart of accounts other than alphabetical which makes no sense on the world of accounting and bookkeeping

      Like the desktop option, one should be able to resort the chart of accounts to the industry standard-- Assets, Liabilities, Equity, Income, and Expenses. Alphabetically makes no sense in the accounting and bookkeeping world.

      95 votes
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        10 comments  ·  Chart of Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Multiple Accounts Receivable Options

        Add an option for multiple Accounts Receivable accounts in invoicing! Since it automatically all goes to one AR account, we have to do multiple journal entries to move to our various categories; very time consuming! Thank you!

        78 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Chart of Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • inactive accounts

          How about being able to make accounts inactive instead of delete being the only option? Some accounts like uncategorized assets, etc. should not even be on the chart of accounts and since you won't let us delete them, why can't we make them inactive?

          48 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Chart of Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Paypal Sync Income Categorization

            Currently, ALL Paypal income is irrevocably linked to a single account.

            This is an issue as we (and many other users, I'm sure) collect money though Paypal for many different reasons. We use Paypal, to collect member dues, ticket sales, charitable donations and more, but unfortunately, all incoming transactions data is pre-locked to the main paypal account and cannot be recategorized into the proper sub-account/category, defeating the purpose of using paypal sync to help with more detailed bookkeeping.

            In my opinion, Paypal Sync should operate similarly to the "Banking transactions" tab where you can define, on a transaction-by-transaction basis, the…

            48 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Chart of Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow create a new "detail type". This is a basic need.

              I cannot believe that we cannot create a detail type. Medical is a common type; I cannot believe you must jury rig another detail type in order to have a common type.

              41 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Chart of Accounts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Accounts Payable -Sub Accounts assignment

                In the desktop version (Pro 2014) I was able to assign any bill or any invoice to my own designated A/R or A/P accounts. This is for companies that have other AP or AR sub accounts broken down by, for instance, intercompany transactions. So if I pay a bill for one of my branches (A Company) out of my parent company (A1 Corp) I can assign that bill payment to Accounts Payable/Intercompany/A Company. Currently Online version will not allow you to assign the bill or bill payment to anything but the AP account. Same with the AR side.

                32 votes
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                • batch delete accounts

                  Add an option to batch delete from chart of accounts.
                  Deleting all the useless accounts QBO populates when I first create a company takes way too long.

                  32 votes
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                  • Custom Detail Types for Chart of Accounts

                    be able to make custom detail types for accounts

                    32 votes
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                    • Ability to Import default GST Codes and % for Australia Customers

                      When importing Charts of Accounts please enable a GST code column. Currently have to import using excel (this is good) but then manually inside quickbooks go through each account. Thanks

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                      • Custom Detail Types for Chart of Accounts

                        be able to make custom detail types for accounts

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                        • Please increase "number" field from max 7 numbers to 9 I have long acct numbers!

                          My other reservation software works with 9 digit account numbers but QBO let's me only enter 7. Please increase this field to 9 numbers. If my main account is 2300 then my sub accounts are 2300.1000 and so on. I cannot change the account numbers in my other software. EASY FIX, BUT VERY MUCH NEEDED!

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                          • QBO chart of accounts sorting

                            We must have the ability to move accounst around ( sort) in chart of accounts, without this feature QBO is 20 year behind I will refrain from moving and stay on cloud providers, why make it so hard. I refuse to add account number to do this sorting. Why are you going backwards

                            18 votes
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                            • Allow Chart of Accounts that were created accidentally/duplicated to be deleted totally instead of just inactivated

                              Sometimes an account can be created accidentally and/or duplicated and have no transactions attached to it that will affect anything, and they can only be deactivated, but perhaps there should be an option to just delete that account altogether.

                              17 votes
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                              • paper clip for all entries that have an attachment.

                                Please add a paper clip for all entries that have an attachment. Today you have to open each record to see. PLEASE ADD

                                17 votes
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                                • Import chart of account from QB desktop to online version

                                  Match your two products would be best. At a minimum provide the ability to modify types and detail types.

                                  13 votes
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                                  • Add billable checkbox to journal entry

                                    I have quite a few prepaid accounts with different vendors that hold money used to purchase things for clients jobs (stock photos, software plugins, etc.)

                                    When I purchase something using the money held by that vendor, I make a journal entry.

                                    It would be great if I could mark that journal entry as billable so it can automatically be added to a client's invoice...much in the same way I can make a bill from a vendor billable to a client.

                                    13 votes
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                                    • Want to delete multiple transactions at once

                                      Ability to delete more than one transaction at a time.

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Add Default GL Accounts to Customers and Vendors

                                        It would be nice to set a default GL account to both customers and vendors.

                                        If you wanted to track multiple income accounts for example residential customers and commercial customers, you could track your sales better this way.

                                        Also vendors should be able to have a default expense account, so you do not have to select a GL account every time you pay a bill. The electric company does not sell you office supplies, they sell electric, every month. You could always override this, but at least go ahead and populate it with the default ledger account.

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                                        • Debit/Credit Column Headers

                                          Make Debit / Credit column headers in all Register View accounts. It is essential to know what one os looking at when analyzing and evaluating account activity.

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