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Multiple customers with the same name

I have an odd problem coming up a lot at the moment. I have about 12 customers with the same name as another customer already entered in quickbooks. Quickbooks does not accept them as there is a customer with that name already. How can I enter them without butchering their name in the system?

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Level 15

Multiple customers with the same name

Yes that is an issue in QB

you can use the middle initial for one, if two have the same middle initial, put a period after one and not the other.

same for names, a period after one of the names, first, last and QB thinks it is a different name. Or before a name will do the same thing.


John Smith

John J Smith
John J. Smith
John. Smith

John .J Smith

John Smith.

about all you can do in QB


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