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Move your data to QuickBooks Online

Find answers to frequently asked questions about moving your data to QuickBooks Online.

In QuickBooks Online, you can transfer data from your previous accounting program, making it easier to get started.

Currently, we offer conversion services for the software versions below:

When migrating your data from Sage 50 and Xero, it usually takes up to 72 hours to complete once your data file is uploaded to the Dataswitcher tool. Migrations from QuickBooks Desktop products to QuickBooks Online can usually be completed in up to two hours once your data is uploaded.

When migrating your data from QuickBooks Desktop products or Excel to QuickBooks Online, there's no charge for you to transfer the data using the self-serve tool. Select the links above to find out more.

At this time, when migrating your data from Sage 50 or Xero to QuickBooks Online, Intuit will cover the cost to transfer the last 2 years of data through the Dataswitcher tool. Dataswitcher charges nominal fees to transfer extras, such as additional years of data, Classes, Company Info, etc.

Data types that we cannot convert at this time are: Budgets, Memorized transactions, Invoice and other templates, Sales orders, Payroll records, Projects, Attachments, Non-posting entries (estimates). All additional limitations are listed in the links above. Please refer to the one corresponding to the software you are migrating from to make sure you're clear on the migration process and the DataSwitcher limitations.  

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