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QuickBooks Online Sync Error: Business Validation Error: For billable expenses, you must use an account of one of the following account types: expense, other expense, other current liabilities, other current assets, other assets, fixed assets, or COGS.

Error

Business Validation Error: For billable expenses, you must use an account of one of the following account types: expense, other expense, other current liabilities, other current assets, other assets, fixed assets, or COGS.

Explanation 

This error occurs when a bill with one or more billable expenses is trying to sync from Bill.com to QuickBooks Online (QBO), but the account on the billable line item is not the correct account type.

Solutions

  • Edit the bill to remove the billable item
  • Edit the bill and uncheck the billable box on the line item
  • Edit the bill and change the account on the billable line item to an account that is one of the acceptable billable item types; expense, other expense, other current liabilities, other current assets, other assets, fixed assets, or COGS.

     

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