How to Delete Bank Account from QuickBooks Online? Your Comprehensive Guide

Managing your financial accounts efficiently is crucial, and QuickBooks Online provides a user-friendly platform to streamline your financial transactions. If you need to delete a bank account from QuickBooks Online, follow these simple steps to ensure a smooth process.

Step 1: Log in to Your QuickBooks Online Account

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

Step 2: Access the Chart of Accounts

Locate and click on the "Accounting" tab in the main navigation menu. From the drop-down menu, select "Chart of Accounts."

Step 3: Locate the Bank Account to be Deleted

Scroll through the list of accounts in the Chart of Accounts until you find the bank account you want to delete. Click on the account to open its details.

Step 4: Review Transactions and Make Necessary Adjustments

Before deleting the bank account, review any transactions associated with it. Ensure that all transactions are accounted for and make any necessary adjustments.

Step 5: Click on the Delete Option

Once you've confirmed the readiness to delete the bank account, click on the "Delete" option. QuickBooks Online will prompt you to confirm the deletion.

Step 6: Confirm Deletion

A confirmation window will appear to double-check if you want to proceed with the deletion. Confirm your decision by clicking on the "Yes" or "Delete" button.

Step 7: Resolve Any Outstanding Transactions

If there are any outstanding transactions or reconciliations associated with the deleted account, QuickBooks Online will prompt you to resolve them. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

Step 8: Verify Deletion

After resolving outstanding transactions, verify that the bank account has been successfully deleted. Go back to the Chart of Accounts to ensure the account is no longer listed.


Deleting a bank account from QuickBooks Online is a straightforward process that ensures your financial records remain accurate and up-to-date. By following these step-by-step instructions, you can confidently manage your accounts and streamline your financial activities within the QuickBooks Online platform. Remember to double-check all transactions and follow the prompts to resolve any outstanding issues before finalizing the deletion.

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