I’d be pleased to furnish you with steps to ensure you’re able to generate successfully your 2016 Profit and Loss report.
Looking at the screenshot you’ve provided, I can see in here that you want to record your 2016 account lists with QuickBooks Online and include it in running your Profit and Loss report.
Instead of manually adding those accounts, you may import it with QuickBooks Online. Here’s how:
Click the Gear Icon.
Choose Import Data.
Select Chart of Accounts.
In the Import Accounts page, click the Browse button.
Search for the Excel file to import.
Hit Next to Continue.
Map your data, then click Next.
Once completed, you can now enter your 2016 transactions with QuickBooks and make sure it is recorded under the correct account.
For additional references, you may check out these articles:
Targets vs. Sources overview
How to manage default and special accounts in the Chart of Accounts
On the other hand, if you are referring to QuickBooks Desktop, I can see in here that there is a duplicate post about your concern.
Please follow the steps provided on this post: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/community/Reports-and-accounting/P-amp-L-Report-Titles/m-p/282564#M220....
Let us know here in the Community how it works on your end. I’m always here to answer your inquiries about recording your transactions and accessing the Profit and Loss reports.
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Appreciate the screenshot you’ve provided, @orsi1976.
I’d be delighted to share some resources with you on how to record your transactions so it will be included on your company’s financial reports.
The data displayed on your Profit and Loss report depends on the raw information recorded in your QuickBooks Desktop account. Thus, to include those specific lists of accounts on your Profit and Loss report, ensure that it is recorded in the system.
To start with, make sure to create a back-up copy of your company file before importing your 2016 data. This is to ensure you’ll still have an intact company file to work on if you encounter errors during importing.
You can import these lists, here’s how:
Go to Lists.
Choose Chart of Accounts.
In the Chart of Accounts window, go to the bottom part and click on the Accounts drop-down arrow.
Choose Import from Excel.
In the Import a File window, click on Browse.
Locate your saved Profit and Loss file.
Select Profit and Loss in the Choose a sheet in the Excel workbook drop-down list.
Under Data Mapping, select Profit and Loss.
Once you have your account list imported in your QuickBooks, you can now record your 2016 transactions and associate it with these accounts. If the accounts are already in your QuickBooks, there’s no need to add it again or import it. Just make sure that your 2016 transactions are associated with those accounts.
For additional insights, you may check out these articles:
Understand QuickBooks Chart of Accounts
Enter transactions by batch in QuickBooks Desktop
Improved IIF Import in QuickBooks 2019
That should do it! Feel free to visit us here in the Community if you have other questions about generating Profit and Loss reports in QuickBooks Desktop. I’m always here to help.
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