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Error when converting accountant's copy transfer file (.qbx) to accountant's working file (.qba)

This article discuss the errors while converting accountant's copy transfer file (.qbx) to accountant's working file (.qba). If you need to see the regular workflow of this feature, please see Accountant’s Copy 101 and QuickBooks Accountant's copy and QuickBooks Mac if you are using QuickBooks for Mac.

Some of the troubleshooting steps described in this article requires you to remove the accountant's copy restriction which is IRREVERSIBLE and will make the current accountant's copy impossible to be imported to the client's file. Make sure to consult your accountant and create a backup copy of your file before you do any of the steps bellow.

This article covers the following errors.

  • Accountant's copy error: Subscription is not recognized
  • Automated Password Removal Tool does not display Accountants Copy
  • Backup or Accountant's Copy sent through file sharing application does not restore
  • Error: -6000, 95 when converting an Accountant's Copy transfer file
  • Error when downloading accountants copy transfer file
  • Error: specified database is invalid when trying to open an Accountant's copy or a portable file
  • Inventory adjustment date is not saved in the Accountant's Copy file
  • Need sensitive accounting activities permission to open an Accountant's Copy. Ask your QuickBooks administrator to grant you this permission
  • Prompt to enter file transfer password occurs when opening Accountant's Copy Transfer file.
  • Problem: You are trying to open an Accountant's copy transfer file. Only QuickBooks company files can be opened this way.
  • Send usage data message appears when trying to create or send an accountants copy
  • Unrecoverable Error XXXXX XXXXX when viewing previous reconciliation reports in an accountants copy
  • Warning: You are backing up an Accountant's Copy...
  • Warning: Your computer's system time is earlier than the time the Accountant's Copy was created
     

For scenarios and errors with multiple solutions, perform the recommendations in the order shown for best results.

 

Alert

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE
In order to use the Accountant's Copy File Transfer (ACFT) service, your version of QuickBooks Desktop must be on the following release (or later):
  • Quickbooks 2016/Enterprise 16, the release should show R5_55.  Anything less than R5 or anything less than _55 will not allow the use of the ACFT service.
  • Quickbooks 2015/Enterprise 15, the release should show R9_66.  Anything less than R9 or anything less than _66 will not allow the use of the ACFT service.
  • Quickbooks 2014/Enterprise 14, the release should show R11_40.  Anything less than R11 or anything less than _40 will not allow the use of the ACFT service.

To check your release, open QuickBooks and hit the F2 key (or Hold Ctrl + 1).

For instructions on updating your QuickBooks release, see Update your installation of QuickBooks Desktop to the latest release

 

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