how to transfer a quickbooks bank account file from one quickbooks company to another

I have a buisness bank account and personal bank accounts under one Quickbooks company. My accountatn wants them seperated. Can I start a new Quickbooks company and transfer just the business bank account transactions without the personal bank account data included?

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Because Quickbooks is so flexible, I created the new Bank in the Chart of Accounts and then went to the "old" Bank Register, doubled clicked each transaction that I wanted in the "new" Register and changed the Bank Account (top left "Bank Account"). Those transactions were immediately transferred to the new account and removed from the old one. Keep in mind, I used my most recent Bank Statement Balance to enter the Opening Bank balance Amount when creating the Account and therefore only had to enter the transactions that affected the total after that balance. Doing too many could be extremely tedious. I kept the other Account, but deactivated it and entered, "DO NOT USE" next to the original name. Remember to change any Vendors/Customers/Accounts that you've entered a pre-fill account number for using the old Account number, i.e., E-Pay Payroll Tax Liabilities, etc.

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