How can I move invoice and payment transactions from an old company to a new one?

Per the suggestion of my client's CPA, I am creating a new QuickBooks for Mac 2014 company for a client in order to allow old mistakes made by former bookkeepers to drop off.

I am able to bring the expense transactions (checks) over to the new QB company using the batch enter transactions feature in my version of QB Accountant 2014, but I cannot figure out the best way to bring over in batch the revenue transactions while maintaining invoice detail, as well as payment detail!

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I understand that I can bring deposits over, but you lose detail when you record the revenue like that. Thank you!

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I have tools that can do what you are asking. But it still means you have to apply payments to invoices. Imported transactions do not LINK, such as Payments and Credits.


I just did a project for a client where one person's file has all the invoicing and payments, the other has all the checks and payroll.


After I selectively exported and imported transactions, being careful about names and accounts and items, we had to Fix Unapplied Payments AND Fix Undeposited Funds. The UF account is self-reconciling, but we broke the links, of course. She also had me remove all transactions before 1/1/2014, so things were pretty ugly, at first.

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