QuickBooks: Hiding Account Numbers on Financial Reports

In last week’s solution, we encouraged you to set your QuickBooks preference to “Require Account Numbers”, but we understand there may be certain circumstances you may want to print financial reports without showing the account numbers.  To accomplish this, you will need to temporarily turn off the use of account numbers, run your reports and then turn account numbers back on again.  Follow these steps…

 

Go to Edit, then click Preferences.

 

  

After clicking Preferences, a new screen will appear.  Click “Accounting” on the left side of the screen, then click “Company Preferences.”  UnclickUse Account Numbers” then click OK.

Run the necessary reports which will now not contain any account numbers.  When you are done, be sure to go back to the Company Preferences and re-clickUse Account Numbers”, then click OK.

Looking For More?

Comments

Silicon Valley Accounting Solutions produces the Solution of the Week in order to share tips and shortcuts that promote process efficiency and highlight software features that may not be in your current toolbox. Please let us know if you have questions on how to accomplish a particular task or if you simply have a comment to share.

Even if you find that you know most of what you see here, it only takes one “Aha” to make regular visits worthwhile. To avoid missing any solutions, you may subscribe and have a new one delivered to your inbox each week.

Contact Us

We want to help you grow
your business, call us
at: (408) 844-4216 or
find out more here.

Controllership

When you need:
  • Clear processes for cash controls
  • Analysis of results
  • Customized reporting

Accounting

When you need:
  • Timely and accurate bookkeeping
  • Reconciliations and monthly closes
  • Familiarity with popular accounting software
Web Analytics