Thanks for joining this thread, @wrighco.
Let me help share some information about creating bank rules in QuickBooks Online (QBO).
I'd like to acknowledge your effort in sharing very detailed information about your concern. I've replicated this on my QuickBooks sample file, and I found out that if you use the BT*UBERCONFERENCE description, it will automatically change to Uber.com once the transactions downloaded in QuickBooks. However, the bank detail remains to the original bank description.
In this case, you can use the Bank text instead of the Description to categorized the transaction and vendor using the bank rules.
If the same thing happens, I suggest to delete and re-create the bank rules you're using.
For additional reference, you may want to check these helpful articles:
How to set and use banking rules for downloaded transactions.
Add and match downloaded banking transactions.
I appreciate you for pointing this out. It's always our aim to develop QuickBooks for our customers benefit. I'll make sure to take note of this.
Please know that you're always welcome to post here in the QuickBooks Community if you have additional concerns about the bank feeds. Wishing you and your business continue success.
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We've heard of this from time to time but have been unable to reproduce it. We've even asked people to send us their QB company files and then when we try the steps ourselves it works. There is clearly something about the XML that is generated that Microsoft is reporting as invalid. It just seems to vary based on the person's machine. This makes it hard to replicate and fix.
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