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How to delete account

QuickBooks Team

How to delete account

Hi @Kal M,


I can share insight on what accounts you can delete in your Chart of Accounts.


Be advised, there are default accounts in QuickBooks Online that can't be deleted and can only be used for a single purpose. Examples of these are Undeposited Funds and Opening Balance Equity.


See this article for further details on what accounts can be deleted, and how: Manage default and special accounts in your chart of accounts.


In case you're referring to your actual QuickBooks Online (QBO) account, an expired trial company will be kept in the servers for 60 days, as a read-only access file. Right after that, it will be deleted. If you subscribed then a company got canceled, then it will be kept in the server for a year, in the same read-only access. Past that point, if you haven't resubscribed then the company will be deleted as well. 


If you want to learn more about the type of accounts you can see in the Chart of Accounts, see this article: Understand the chart of accounts in QuickBooks. It has a list of the default accounts that are automatically generated when you create a QBO company, as well as common tasks you can do in the Chart of Accounts. 


I'm a single post away, should you still need further assistance. Place a question below, and I'll get back to you.