How to Delete Accountant from QuickBooks Online? Your Comprehensive Guide


If you've been collaborating with an accountant on QuickBooks Online and find yourself in need of removing their access, the process is straightforward. Follow these simple steps to ensure a seamless transition while maintaining the security of your financial data.

Step 1: Log in to QuickBooks Online

Begin by logging in to your QuickBooks Online account using your credentials. Once logged in, navigate to the dashboard.

Step 2: Access the Settings

In the upper right corner of the dashboard, you will find the 'Gear' icon. Click on it to access the drop-down menu, and select 'Account and Settings.'

Step 3: Choose 'Manage Users'

Within the 'Account and Settings' menu, look for the 'Advanced' tab on the left-hand side. Click on it to reveal additional options, and then select 'Manage Users' under the 'Your Team' section.

Step 4: Locate the Accountant

A list of users with access to your QuickBooks Online account will appear. Find and select the accountant you wish to remove.

Step 5: Edit User Details

Click on the accountant's name to access their user details. Look for the 'Edit' button, usually represented by a pencil icon.

Step 6: Revoke Access

Once in the editing mode, navigate to the 'User Type' section. Change the user type from 'Accountant' to an appropriate designation that suits their removal. Ensure that the access level is set to 'None.'

Step 7: Confirm Changes

After making the necessary adjustments, scroll down and click 'Save' to confirm the changes. QuickBooks Online will prompt you to confirm the removal of the accountant's access. Confirm again to finalize the process.

Step 8: Notification

An email notification will be sent to the accountant, informing them of the change in their access status. This ensures transparency and keeps all parties informed.


Deleting an accountant from QuickBooks Online is a simple process that can be completed in just a few steps. By following this guide, you'll efficiently manage user access and maintain the security of your financial information. If you have any questions or encounter difficulties during the process, don't hesitate to refer to QuickBooks Online's help resources or reach out to their support team for assistance. Keep your financial data secure and your QuickBooks Online experience seamless!

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