Microsoft Office Accounting data import - overview

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Important reminder!

Product support for Engagement CS is ending on September 30, 2020. See Engagement CS license expiration 2020 - frequently asked questions for more information.

Licenses for Payroll CS, Trial Balance CS, and Write-Up CS permanently expired on March 1, 2017.

Some processes documented in the Help & How-To Center are no longer applicable, due to the discontinuation of Creative Solutions Accounting.

Accountant's Assistant is provided with the CBS Master License.

You can use Accountant's Assistant to import client data from Microsoft Office Accounting or Office Accounting Express (versions currently supported by the software provider). Information can be imported into Accountant's Assistant only from the *.sbaexportdata file created by using the CS Utilities Add-in from within Office Accounting.

From the CSA main window, choose Utilities > Accountant's Assistant > Microsoft Office Accounting.

Special information

Setting up a CSA client for Microsoft Office Accounting data import

Using the Microsoft Office Accounting Export Utility

Using the Export via the Internet option for Microsoft Office Accounting

Importing client data from Microsoft Office Accounting

Processing transactions retrieved from Microsoft Office Accounting

Reports in Accountant's Assistant for Microsoft Office Accounting data

Effect of Microsoft Office Accounting data on accountant's files

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