I would like to update a memorized report for Payroll Transactions to an excel but QB states "We're sorry, but QB doesn't support updates for this type of report"

I would like to know why I cannot update a payroll transaction detail report to my excel file? It would be very helpful to know each month to do this so I can see how my budget is doing. 

I don't use the budget function in QB because our FY is different than the default only option in QB, so I think it would be easier to do it this way. 

What reasons does QB have for why I can't update certain reports? 


Hi there, NewBookkeeper2018,

Let me share what I know about the error you're getting.

At this time, we're unable to update existing worksheets for all Detail type reports in Quickbooks Desktop. What you can currently do is to create a new worksheet to export your payroll transaction data.

This is, however, a great idea we can put forward to our developers. You may send them a product suggestion to let them know about your export preference. Here's how:

  1. Click the Help menu bar.
  2. Scroll down to Send Feedback Online.
  3. Select Product Suggestion.
  4. Choose Product Suggestion for the Type of Feedback.
  5. Product Area is optional.
  6. Enter your suggestion.
  7. Click Send Feedback.

Your suggestion goes directly to our Development Team who considers feedback for QuickBooks enhancement. I'll do the same thing in my end to reinforce your request.

Please feel free to get back to me if you need QuickBooks help. I'll be glad to get you back on track.

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