I want to be able to create an electronic backup for a certain date range ('10-'15) w/o collecting data from more recent periods.Can this be done in QB 2018 Premier Acct?

We are trying to produce this information as part of litigation, but we do not want to provide access to entries after a certain date. 


Thanks for visiting us here in the Intuit Community, bcprendergast,

Let me share some insights about creating data backup.

In QuickBooks Desktop, the option to create a data backup for a certain date range is currently not an option since upon creating a backup, the date range will automatically be set. We can see how this feature would be useful in the system but I will forward this request to our product engineers so they may consider this for future upgrades.

If this feature is necessary for your business, let our product engineers know.

I recommend you leaving feedback. Here’s how:

  1. Click Help on the top menu bar.
  2. Click Send Feedback Online.
  3. Select Product Suggestions.
  4. Type in your feedback or feature request.
  5. Click Send Message.

This feedback is sent to the Product Development team, who evaluate new features to be added to product updates.

As for your other concern, you have the option to edit user’s access rights to control the transaction they can view or modify.

Here’s an article that you can check on for more detailed information: Add, edit, or create Windows users with Administrator rights.

As always, you can contact our QuickBooks Support team if you need assistance with the steps. They'll be able to pull up your account in a secure environment and help you navigate using one of their tools.

Here’s how to reach them:

  1. Click this link https://help.quickbooks.intuit.com/en_US/contact.
  2. Choose the QuickBooks Product.
  3. Select your QuickBooks Desktop version.
  4. On the Contact Us page, select a topic.
  5. Click on Get Phone Number button to see the support number.

Please feel free to reach back out if you need further assistance in QuickBooks Desktop. I’ll be here to help. Have a great day!

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