QuickBooks Desktop

Open your company file in QuickBooks. Click on File, Create Copy, on the pop up screen select Portable company file (not the accountant’s backup) and click Next. The next screen will ask you where to save the file, select Desktop and click Save. A pop up screen will inform you that QuickBooks must close and reopen before creating a portable file, click OK.

Please be sure to provide us with the admin login and password as well as what version of Quickbooks Desktop you are using.

QuickBooks Online

Sign in to QuickBooks Online. Click on the Gear Icon and select Manage Users. Go to the Accountants section and click Invite accountant. Enter Kathy Blanchard and [email protected] and click Save. Kathy’s name will appear on the Manage Users screen with the status Invited. Once she has accepted the status will change to Active.

Sage 50

Open your company file in Sage 50 and click on File, Backup. In the ‘Sage 50 Accounting – Accounting’ window, enter the file name. Select the folder where you want to save the backup. Do not put the file within the .SAJ folder. Click OK to start the backup.

Other Software

Please contact Kathy Blanchard at [email protected] if you would prefer to speak with Kathy directly please call 252-632-0196.