QuickBooks Chart of Accounts for an Association
Lisa London, author of QuickBooks Online for Nonprofits and Churches-A Step-By-Step Guide, has developed this Chart of Accounts for an association based on recommendations from ASAE (American Society of Association Executives).
If you are setting up the QBO accounting system for an association, you will find this chart of accounts download to be an invaluable time saver. Based on information in QuickBooks for Nonprofits & Churches and QuickBooks Online for Nonprofits and Churches, your homeowner's associations, soccer club, social club, or other association will be better able to setup and maintain useful financial and member reports.
The Association Chart of Accounts is available for both desktop and online versions of Quickbooks. Be sure to choose the format you need in the drop-down menu.
Online Download Instructions:
On the Import Accounts screen, select Browse to locate the file you just saved on your computer.
The Import Accounts will reappear with the Excel file listed. Select Next.
Here you will map the fields from your spreadsheet to the QuickBooks Online Fields. Your Field options are the headings from the spreadsheet. In other words, you are matching the spreadsheet data to the related QBO fields. Click Next to continue.
The final screen will detail how QBO will import the accounts. Scroll through the list and make any necessary changes using the drop-down arrows by each box. Unselect any accounts that you don’t need by deselecting the arrows to the left of the account. When you are satisfied with the list, select Import.
Desktop Download Instructions:
Download comes as a QuickBooks backup file (qbb) and should only be used if you haven't already set up your company file. Use the Backup/Restore function to install the .qbb file.
Also included is the .iif files containing the Chart of Accounts and the Item lists to be imported if the company file is already set up. If this file is used, you will need to set your preferences yourself. See video tutorials for how to import an .iif file.
Not compatible with Mac.