How do I track vendor address history?

How do I track address history for vendors?

Example: I paid a vendor in September and then updated their remit to address in October. Now, when I double click that payment from the Vendor screen, I see all the transaction information from September; but now that payment shows the newly updated address. How do I view the address I used then when I created the payment and not the new address?


Hello there, smilligan,

Restoring a backup company file lets you track the vendor address history in QuickBooks.

You can view the vendor's previous address by performing the following the steps below: 

  1. Go to the File menu, then select Open or Restore Company.
  2. Select Restore a backup copy, then Next.
  3. Choose Local Backup, then Next.
  4. From the Look In drop-down, choose the location of the backup file.
  5. Select the backup file from the folder. The file name should appear as [Company Name].qbb. 
  6. Select Open, then Next.
  7. Choose the location where you want to save the restored file from the Save in drop-down.
  8. Type a new file name in the File name field. 
  9. Select Save, then carefully read and respond to any messages that appear before restoration begins.

That's it. By restoring the company's backup file, you'll be able to view the vendor's previous address.

You can check out this article for further reference: Restore a backup company file.

Please don't hesitate to leave a comment below if you have other concerns about viewing vendor address in QuickBooks. I'm just around if you need help.

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