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Batch Action Edit for Lists: Classes vs Businesses

Why is the feature to inactivate multiple businesses NOT available when the feature is available for the classes list? Bookkeeper used SaasAnt to import transactions and accidentally created/added 200+ Businesses to the List and need to delete/inactivate all.


I called into support and was told this feature for the business list will be added in the January 2022 product update release...anyway to confirm this is true?

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QuickBooks Team

Batch Action Edit for Lists: Classes vs Businesses

Hi, @MakeTheSwitch. I'm pleased to assist you with inactivating the businesses that were accidentally created after importing your transactions.

If I may ask, may I know how these businesses are added to QuickBooks? This way, I'll be able to share with you the exact information on how to remove them from your record. You may also provide screenshots for visual references.


In case you're referring to the business accounts created under the Chart of Accounts, you inactivate them following these steps:


  1. Sign in to your QuickBooks Online (QBO) account.
  2. Click on Accounting at the left pane, then select Chart of Accounts.
  3. Select the accounts you want to inactivate.
  4. Tap on the drop-down arrow under Batch actions, then tap on Make inactive.


On the other hand, if it's about the businesses or QBO account, you can cancel the subscription manually through the Accounts and Settings page.


With regards to the update on January 2022, you may visit this link to stay current with the QuickBooks news and feature enhancements: The QuickBooks Blog.


If you have any other questions about inactivating your lists, let me know by adding a comment below. I'm more than happy to help. Have a good one!

Level 2

Batch Action Edit for Lists: Classes vs Businesses

I am talking about LISTS --> Businesses......

Similar to LISTS --> Classes.....

QuickBooks Team

Batch Action Edit for Lists: Classes vs Businesses

Hello there, MakeTheSwitch.


I know that managing your lists such as making them inactive by batch is helpful and convenient for you. That way, you can edit them by batch. For now, I suggest submitting feedback directly to our product engineers. They may look into this suggestion and consider adding the option to be able to make Businesses (Locations) list inactive by batch in the future update.


To submit feedback, you can follow these steps:


  1. Click the Gear icon.
  2. Under Profile, select Feedback.
  3. Enter a brief description of your feedback and then click Next.

You might also want to visit our feedback forum to check the recent updates made in QuickBooks.


You'll want to use this article about managing your classes for future reference: Get started with class tracking in QuickBooks Online.


Please know that the Community forum is always open if you need further assistance running reports in QuickBooks Online. Have a good one!

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