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Moving your books to QuickBooks Online is easy. Our team is here to help every step of the way.

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Migration to QuickBooks Online powered by Dataswitcher

Move your books to QuickBooks Online

Simple to get started

All you need to get started is your data files from QuickBooks Desktop, Sage 50, Xero or Acomba; and a QuickBooks Online account.

Done in 72 hours

Once you upload your files, your transfer will usually be completed in 72 hours or less. 

Pack up and move for free

We’ll help you migrate up to two years of data from your previous accounting program for free*. You can migrate additional years for a fee**. 

For more info, visit our help article.

How to get started

Step 1: Sign up

Before you move your data, you'll need to choose the right QuickBooks Online plan for you. 

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Step 2: Prepare your move

Before we begin your move, give your legacy books a quick clean up. Use the pre-migration checklist corresponding to the software you’re migrating from to prepare your books for the transfer.

Pre-migration checklist
Step 3: Use the self-serve tool

Once you've prepared your legacy books you can follow the steps outlined by the self-serve tool to get your move started.

Enter the email address you use to log into QuickBooks

Then, you’ll be taken to Dataswitcher to start your move.

*The migration using Dataswitcher is provided at no cost to the user and is available for a limited time only. As part of the migration the following may be transferred to your QuickBooks Online account for no additional cost: Opening balances, customers & suppliers, Chart of Accounts, invoices, transactional histories, and journal entries, up to two years.

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