I have a company on quickbooks online essential, can I use that exact chart of account setup for another new company I have to setup?
Yes, you can use it, Peet.
You can import your Chart of Accounts, and the following requirements must be met.
Make sure that the details below must be observed to avoid any error interruptions.
Once your file meet all of these, then your good to import your Chart of Accounts.
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