You should archive or back up your data as part of the process of preparing
for year-end. Cleaning up your data is an optional step when closing your books
at the end of the year. If you have a lot of data, you may want to
clean up your company data file to remove transactions for which you no longer need the details.
You may find that cleaning up your company file every three years or so is adequate.
The Clean Up Company Data wizard provides you with several options for cleaning
up your company data file.
You can choose to:
To do this task
Go to the File menu, choose Utilities, and then click Clean Up Company Data.
Follow the onscreen instructions in the Clean Up Company Data wizard.
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