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How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Accountant Copy Failed Error?

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How to Troubleshoot QuickBooks Accountant Copy Failed Error?

QuickBooks Desktop is great software used by small and all medium sized businesses all over the world. The software provide features like invoicing, creating bills, managing inventory and managing cash flow but that doesn’t mean it does not have any errors. A common error that many users encounter is that QuickBooks fails to create accountant’s copy. This problem appears when preparing an accounting copy. You may be linking the problem to the folder where your company files are stored or something else. This error can be persistent and cause you to miss a deadline for a particular task. Just scroll down this blog because we have compiled a list of solutions to fix the QuickBooks failed to create accounting copy error. Additionally, you can also call our QuickBooks error support team 24/7 using our dedicated helpline i.e. +1-844-405-0907.

Steps to Resolve QuickBooks Accountant Copy Failed Error:

METHOD 1: Check for long dashes in your notes

If there are long dashes in your notes, it's important to consider the following:

Insert text directly into notes without hyphens for your customers

Using the Windows text editor, easily create text and paste it from there.

You can also email MS Word documents to your customers using the converted QBY file.

Avoid using long dashes in MS Word; however, only one indent in a document can be considered correct.

METHOD 2: Replace permissions

First, manage the specific folder where QuickBooks files are stored. Once done, right-click the file and select Share & Security.

After selecting the sharing and security options, a new dialog box will appear on the screen. Select permissions.

Now select Add Browse to find current QuickBooks Data Services users.

However, this changes with each new version and upgrade. Therefore, before creating an accounting copy, make sure to grant Edit and Read permissions to the account.

You can now attempt to create an accounting copy. 

Also make sure there are no strange characters in your file path. You should only use letters in the company name, ignoring characters.


At the end of this blog, we sincerely hope that the information provided above proves very helpful in resolving QuickBooks fails to create accountant’s copy. If the error persists be patient, and don't hesitate to ask for help. You can contact our QuickBooks enterprise technical support team through our QuickBooks technical support team at +1-844-844-0907. Our Certified US-based accounting professionals will be available to guide you through the process. Your satisfaction and smooth experience with QuickBooks remain our top priority, and we're here to help you every step of the way.

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