How to Import Simply Accounting Into QuickBooks
By Andrew McClain
Being able to import your accounting files from one program to another is an important time-saver, no matter your business. Fortunately, programs like QuickBooks will let you import records from other accounting programs like Sage 50 -- once called Simply Accounting -- into your business records, making it easier for your to switch to new accounting software.
Export from Sage 50
Open Simply Accounting and then select "File," "Import/Export" and then "Export Records."
Select the "Export records to a Sage Simply Accounting import file format" and then click "Next."
Select the records to export and then click "Next."
Click "Finish" to complete the export process.
Import to QuickBooks
Log into QuickBooks and select "Single User" mode.
Select "File | Utilities | Import | IIF Files."
Browse to where Simply Accounting exported the IIF file and select it.
Click "Open" and then click "OK" on the confirmation message. Your data imports into QuickBooks.
Andrew McClain has been writing since 1994. He has written several articles for various websites and writes user guides and software manuals for several freelance clients. He has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Missouri.