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List of accounts (Charts of Accounts) that QuickBooks creates automatically

You need to know what chart of accounts is created for a particular industry and/or business type.

Detailed Information
When a QuickBooks company file is created, a type of company must be selected. This determines the Chart of Accounts that a company file will begin with.
Also, QuickBooks creates some accounts automatically, regardless of the type of company selected.
There is now a complete list of every account QuickBooks creates, when setting up a new company, with its account name and description:
Important: You will need Microsoft Excel installed to follow these steps.
  1. Open the Excel spreadsheet that corresponds with your version of Excel.
  2. Below the industry drop-down arrow, choose your Business Type.
  3. The chart of accounts and their descriptions will be listed.




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