What is QuickBooks Overflow Error and why am I receiving this message while opening Chart of Accounts?

Recently, while using QuickBooks, I received the “QuickBooks Overflow Error” message. It is causing issues when I try to gain access to the QuickBooks Chart of Accounts, overflow it with various data. Please assist me with getting rid of this error.

Asked on May 27, 2019 in QuickBooks Desktop.
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Hi, thank you for reaching out to our community. In this blog, I will provide you with the causes of the QuickBooks overflow error and the steps to resolve it. This error occurs when you exceed the maximum number of values in your QuickBooks Inventory part and your report. Just have a look at the QuickBooks Overflow Error message provided above. If have received the same pop up on your system, then read this article to learn about the steps of fixing this error: (Insert Link)

However, before you try to resolve the QuickBooks Overflow Error, it’s important to learn about what causes this error to occur.

Causes of QuickBooks Overflow Error

    • You may have Damaged transactions in your company file.


    • When Item or Quantity changed by another large Quantity of Group Items.


    • Your account balance in QuickBooks has reached the maximum numbers of values ($9,999,999,999,999.99)


    • The format is not matching when you are copying the data from excel spreadsheet into company file it or the format you are using is not accepted by QuickBooks.


    • Too large value of an Inventory item e.g. you have Quantity of product is one and the value is $18,000,000.


Also Look up: How To Fix QuickBooks Overflow Error

Hopefully, we have helped you in getting rid of the QuickBooks Overflow Error message. If the issue still persists, you can contact Certified Pro Advisor.

Answered on May 31, 2019.

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