How to Delete a Vendor in QuickBooks 2016?

 

Instructions:

In our previous tutorials, we have learned how to create a new vendor in QuickBooks 2016?

What if I require deleting a vendor record in QuickBooks?
 

I need to follow the given steps.

Step 1:

Double click on QuickBooks icon to open it and ensure that you have opened the correct company file.
 

Step 2:

Click on the Vendors tab in the menu bar.
Go to – Vendors >Vendor Center.
 

 

Step 3:

The Vendor Centre page will be displayed on the screen.
 

 

Step 4:

  • Select the Vendor from the vendor’s list on the left-hand side which has to be deleted.
  • Right click on it.
  • This will give you a variety of options.
  • Scroll the cursor down to the “Delete Vendor” Option.

 

 

Case 1:

      • If the vendor has a balance or it is used in at least one transaction, QuickBooks displays the following message on the screen.

 

 

      • In this case, you can click on “Make Inactive” option to make the vendor vanished from the active vendor list.

 

      • QuickBooks displays the following warning message and recommends not to make that vendor inactive as it has a balance.

 

 

Case 2:

If the vendor does not have any transactions associated but is a preferred vendor for an item. The QuickBooks will display a warning message as shown below.
 

 

Case 3:

  • If case 1 and Case 2 are not applicable. QuickBooks allows you to delete the vendor with the following message.

  • Click OK.

 

  • Thus, a vendor can be easily deleted by following the above steps.
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  • Step 5: Login to QuickBooks and ensure that you have the same company file open for which backup has to be created.

 

  • Step 6: Login to QuickBooks and ensure that you have the same company file open for which backup has to be created.

 

  • Step 7: Login to QuickBooks and ensure that you have the same company file open for which backup has to be created.

 

  • Step 8: Login to QuickBooks and ensure that you have the same company file open for which backup has to be created.

 

  • Step 9: Login to QuickBooks and ensure that you have the same company file open for which backup has to be created.

 

  • Step 10: Login to QuickBooks and ensure that you have the same company file open for which backup has to be created.

 

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