How do I delete and reset my Quickbooks Expenses? I set up two blank ones and they are not tied to active banking information. How do I reset the entire system?

This is really annoying.

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Let me help you sort this out, craintrain13.

If there are no transactions listed under the account, you can proceed with deleting the expense account. However, if there are transactions recorded on it, you can make it as inactive instead.

First, ensure to create a backup of your company file prior to re-setting your bank’s connection.

Here’s how:

  1. Deactivate Bank Feeds for an account
  2. Create a new bank account.
    1. Click Lists from the menu tab.
    2. Select Chart of Accounts.
    3. In the Chart of Accounts window, right-click anywhere and select New.
    4. Select Bank for the Account Type.
    5. In the Account Name field, enter the name of the bank.
    6. Choose Save & Close.
  3. Set up the merged account for Bank Feeds.

For future references, you may check out the article about re-branding or resetting accounts for Bank Feeds access.

If you have follow-up questions about connecting your bank account, please feel free to leave a comment below. I’m always here to help.
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