How do I remove a bank account?

I have 3 bank accounts listed but want to remove 2 of them.


Hi nvisciglio,

You can disconnect or delete a bank account. Let me show you how to do it.

Here's how to disconnect:

  1. Click Banking then select Banking.
  2. Click the Edit (pencil) icon on the account you want to change, then select Edit account info.
  3. In the Account window, select Disconnect this account on save.
  4. Click Save and close.
Here's how to delete:
  1. Click the Gear icon at the top.
  2. Under Your Company, choose Chart of Accounts.
  3. Find the account you want to delete in the list.
  4. In the Action drop-down, select Make inactive.
  5. Select Yes to confirm.

Once you disconnect an account, it stays active in QuickBooks but you stop from getting your bank transactions. On the other hand, deleting the account will make it inactive. So, you're unable to see it in your chart of accounts 

I also suggest reaching out to your accountant if you're not sure whether to delete or disconnect it. 

I have this article for more information: How to Enter, Edit , Or Delete Expenses.

Post a comment if you need anything else. I'd be happy help you.

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