RE: How to Merge duplicate vendors in QuickBooks Desktop 2018?

In this answer QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise and accountant 2018 now allows you to easily merge duplicate vendor names through the new Merge Duplicate Vendors feature which allows you to easily combine up to four vendors, consolidate all transactions to a master vendor and update information as needed. With this new feature, you can save plenty of time in cleaning up your vendor list. How to Merge duplicate vendors in QuickBooks Desktop 2018?

Dsmith Asked on September 21, 2017 in Vendor Management.
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In this answer QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise and accountant 2018 now allows you to easily merge duplicate vendor names through the new Merge Duplicate Vendors feature which allows you to easily combine up to four vendors, consolidate all transactions to a master vendor and update information as needed. With this new feature, you can save plenty of time in cleaning up your vendor list.
Before merging vendors, you need to make sure that:

Your company file is in single user mode.
You are NOT using an Accountant’s Copy File (.QBA).
Multi-Currency is not turned on.
The vendors you are merging are NOT:
Tax Authorities
Tax-exempt
Paid through Online Banking
Direct Deposit Vendors

To Merge duplicate vendors in QuickBooks Desktop 2018:

Access the Merge Vendors window.
If you are using the Accountant Edition: Go the Accountant menu, select Client Data Review and then click Merge Vendors.
If you are using QuickBooks Desktop Enterprise: Go to the Company menu, select Accounting tools and then click Merge Vendors.
Select vendors On the Merge Vendors window then click Next.
Select a Master Vendor then click Merge.
Note: If you have not created a backup yet and you want to have one before merging vendors, click Backup & Merge instead.
Click Yes on the Confirmation prompt and OK on the Merge Complete window.

For more information read the article: https://www.wizxpert.com/merge-duplicate-vendors-in-quickbooks-desktop-2018/

Answered on September 21, 2017.
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