invalid file format error when uploading CSV file

im saving as a csv file but error is invalid file format when trying to upload


Hi cally, 

Let's review the format of your CSV file and get your transactions in from there.

Make sure your file doesn't break any of the following formatting restrictions:

  • Special characters are not allowed.
  • Zeros (0) are not allowed anywhere in the file.
  • Correct any transactions that display an amount in the Description column.
  • Remove the word amount if it appears in the name of the Credit or Debitcolumn.
  • MAC users must save the file as a Windows CSV file.
  • Correct and standardize the Date format to a single format (for example, dd/mm/yyyy).
  • Some banks provide the day of the week and include it in the Date column (for example, 20/11/2018 TUE in column A) which is not an acceptable format. To correct this, split the date and the day of the week in two separate columns.
Also, make sure you have chosen the correct columns in the mapping stage so that QuickBooks will be able to read the data. 

You can check this article for more information importing bank transactions: How to Import Bank Transactions Using Excel CSV Files.

I have this article about adding and matching downloaded bank transactions: Add And Match Downloaded Bank Transactions.

Fill me in if you need anything else. I'd be glad to help.
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