Exporting to QuickBooks Desktop
If QuickBooks Desktop is you accounting software of choice, you can still use Lightyear to help automate your business processes!
As standard out of the box, QuickBooks Desktop does not support uploading invoices/transactions in bulk, however there are a range of third party applications that you can use to achieve this. Some of the ones we recommend are
It's worth checking these out, as they all have different feature sets. Any specific questions would be best directed to their individual support teams. However, any of these will allow you to upload transactions in bulk, via a CSV, directly to QuickBooks Desktop. Lightyear can generate the CSV using our Other accounting software CSV builder
If you use QuickBooks Desktop and would like to know more about how Lightyear can fit into your accounts payable process, contact our support team with any questions you have.
Check out release notes for Q4 2021
Exporting from Lightyear to QuickBooks Online
Exporting bills to QuickBooks Online From the Signed Off tab in Lightyear, choose which invoices to export by selecting or deselecting under the tickbox column or individuals, then click the Export to QuickBooks Online button. At the end of the ...
Exporting from Lightyear into Sage 200
NOTE - SAGE 50 and SAGE 300 have different export formats. Please reference the respective support material for the version you are using as linked. Once the initial Set Up is done, sending your bill data through to Sage is very easy. Let's take a ...
Exporting from Lightyear to MYOB
Once some bills have been approved, go to the Signed Off tab in Lightyear and select the invoices you wish to export and click the Export to MYOB button. At the end of the export process, you will get a confirmation on screen that the export has been ...
Exporting From Lightyear into Sage 300
NOTE - SAGE 50 and SAGE 200 have different export formats. Please reference the respective support material for the version you are using as linked. Once the initial Set Up is done, sending your bill data through to Sage is very easy. Let's take a ...
Error Messages Returned from QuickBooks Online
Lightyear has a ton of built in validation checks to ensure the data is correct in Lightyear before trying to send the Bill and information to Quickbooks Online. However, there are occasions when the Export fails and Lightyear displays the reason ...