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.

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