Reckon (QuickBooks) Desktop Journal Export

If you are using a Reckon product and would like to export payroll journals, you can do so by following these steps:

  1. From the 'Business' > 'Payroll Settings' menu, select 'Journals'
  2. Select 'Reckon Accounts Export' and then click 'Enable':

  3. You can now setup your chart of accounts by clicking on the 'Chart of accounts' menu from under the 'Payroll Settings' tab.
  4. To create new accounts, click on the "Manage Accounts" button and enter the accounts you require by providing the following fields:
  • Account Code
  • Account Name
  • Account Type

  • Once you have entered your accounts, click "Back to Chart of Accounts" and you will now be able to map the accounts you added in step 4 to the various transaction types

  • Once you have mapped the transaction types, you can then open any finalised pay run and click the "Download Journal" button


  • The journal will be downloaded in the IIF format which can then be imported into Reckon Accounts 

If you have any feedback or support questions please contact us via

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful



Article is closed for comments.