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Convert a QuickBooks Desktop for Mac file to QuickBooks Online

With QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2016, 2015 (R4) and 2014 (R2), you can transfer data directly into QuickBooks Online.  

Detailed instructions
If you have a QuickBooks Desktop for Mac version, perform the following steps:


Ensure that QuickBooks Dekstop for Mac is updated to the latest release before you start the export process.

  1. From QuickBooks, click QuickBooks, select Check for QuickBooks Updates and update to the latest version.
  2. When the update finishes, restart QuickBooks Desktop for Mac.
  3. Relaunch QuickBooks, go to File and select Export To QuickBooks Online.
  4. After we successfully copy and import your data, we'll send you an email.
  5. From the email, sign in to see your data.

 

If you do not have a QuickBooks Desktop for Mac version, you may download and use the trial version.
Important: You must be running Mac OS X v10.7 (Lion) or v10.8 (Mountain Lion). If you have an older version of Mac OS X, you will need to upgrade to v10.8 to continue.

  1. Download the trial version of QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2016 here.
  2. Upgrade your data file. (Perform the required backup in case you decide you want to remain in your previous QuickBooks Desktop for Mac version.)
  3. After the file upgrade completes, go to File and select Export to QuickBooks Online.
  4. After we successfully copy and import your data, we'll send you an email.
  5. From the email, sign in to see your data.
  6. Note: If you have no way to complete the steps above to import your data from your Mac, please contact us for assistance at 800.488.7330.

 

If you have a QuickBooks Desktop for Mac 2013 and older:

  1. Convert your QuickBooks Mac file to QuickBooks for Windows.
  2. After the file has been converted to QuickBooks for Windows, follow these instructions to convert the file to the QuickBooks Online Edition.
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