Importing deposits into QuickBooks

You can import deposits from text files or from Excel spreadsheets directly into QuickBooks using the Zed Axis software.  Download and install the Zed Axis software on your computer

  1. Open your QuickBooks company file as Administrator and open Zed Axis
  2. Select your text file or spreadsheet which contains the deposits that you want to import.
  3. Set up the a Mapping of the columns in your deposits import file to the corresponding fields in QuickBooks
  4. Click Import and your deposits will be directly added to your QuickBooks company file:

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Download a sample deposit tab delimited text file


Import deposits into QuickBooks


QuickBooks Field   Type Description
TxnID  GUID  Mandatory: Please specify a reference number to use when importing or when modifying deposits in QuickBooks.
TxnDate DateType The date of the transaction.
DepositToAccount  StrType (159) MANDATORY FIELD Refers to the account where these funds will be (or have been) deposited, typically a bank account. nb. QuickBooks will not permit you to make deposits to the Undeposited Funds account, try Receive Payments instead.
Memo Str 4095  Additional information
CurrencyRef StrType (64) Currency of the deposit (only if you are using Multi Currency)
Exchange Rate FloatType The exchange rate is the market price for which this currency can be exchanged for the currency used by the QuickBooks company file as the "home" currency
AccountRef Str (159) MANDATORY FIELD the company files list of Chart of Accounts, for example Undeposited funds or Sales....
Amount AmtType  A monetary amount.
EntityRef Str (209)  a customer, vendor, employee, or person on the QuickBooks "other names" list
CheckNumber Str 11  Reference number for the deposit
PaymentMethodRef Str 31  The payment method
ClassRef Str 159  Refers to the class used
DepositLineMemo StrType (4095)  Memo used at the line level
Error: Only QuickBooks can make deposits from Undeposited Funds
It is not possible to make deposits to the Undeposited Funds account, that is a restriction imposed by QuickBooks, you need to choose either a bank or asset account for the DepositToAccount field, as an alternative you could use the Receive Payment type import

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