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QuickBooks Desktop: How to turn off automatic journal entry numbering

When journal entries for funds transfers sync into QuickBooks Desktop from, will use the next consecutive journal entry number used based on what was last used in QuickBooks Desktop. 

For example, if the last journal entry number in QuickBooks Desktop was 10, the journal entry that would post on the funds transfer would be 11. does not have control over which number is used when it syncs. If you would like to disable this automatic number creation, you can turn off the "automatically assign general journey entry number" in QuickBooks Desktop. You can do this by doing the following:

  1. In QuickBooks Desktop, go to Edit and then select Preferences
  2. Under Accounting, select Company Preferences 
  3. Uncheck the box "Automatically assign general journal entry number"
  4. Select "Ok"

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