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QuickBooks Online Sync Error: Invalid account type: You can't associate a product or service with accounts of certain types (such as Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable)

Error

Invalid account type: You can't associate a product or service with accounts of certain types (such as Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable). If the product or service is something you sell, use an income account. If the the product or service is...

Explanation 

This error occurs when an item is trying to sync from Bill.com to QuickBooks Online (QBO) but the account associated with the item is not the correct account type.

Solution

Edit the item in Bill.com to have the correct account type associated, then sync again.

  • If the product or service is something you sell, use an income account.
  • If the the product or service is something you purchase, use an expense account.
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