How to Set a Default Checking Account
Question: When printing a check, the wrong bank account shows up. Can I set a default checking account?
Answer: Yes, you can select a default checking account for various functions.
Edit > Preferences > Checking (on the left side) > My Preference tab at the top. Here you can select a bank account from which you may want to:
- Write checks
- Pay bills
- Pay sales tax
- Make deposits
You may select the same or different default accounts for each of the functions above.
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Harriet Gatter, owner of Accounting Support LLC, was an ad specialty distributor for 23 years and an adjunct professor of accounting at Neumann University. She sold her ad specialty business in 2012, became certified as a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, and now works exclusively with ad specialty distributors nationwide on their QuickBooks, order management and accounting needs.