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Remove the accountant's copy restriction in QuickBooks Desktop

by Intuit Updated 2 weeks ago

Find out how to remove the Accountant's Copy restriction in QuickBooks Desktop.

When you remove the restriction, you void the Accountant's Copy that was made. You'll need to do this if your accountant asks you to send another Accountant's Copy.

You might have to do this if you need to repair your file due to data damage. Make sure you create a back up of your company file.

Important: Once you remove the restriction, you can't undo it. Make sure you work with your accountant. Once the restriction is gone, the changes won't be imported to the company file. You'll have to send another Accountant's Copy.



Remove the Accountant's Copy restriction

  1. Go to the File menu, then select Send Company File.
  2. Select Accountant's copy, then Client Activities.
  3. Select Remove Restrictions.
  4. Select Yes, I want to remove the Accountant's Copy restrictions, then OK.

This article is part of a series about Accountant's Copy in QuickBooks Desktop. To know more about other Accountant's Copy workflows and general info, see the Accountant's copy overview.

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