QIF Record and field layouts
cedayiv at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 12:11:22 EDT 2009
On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 8:31 AM, Tax Assistance Program - ( taptax ) <
taptax at nd.edu> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Still trying to get started. I am moving my data from QuickBooks (much
> different than Quicken) to Gnucash. I can easily export from QB to a tab or
> csv delimited file. But moving that data into the QIF format will by my
> So I am studying what is involved and find that the information re QIF
> format I found using google is pretty general. I have some sense of what it
> will look like but nothing specific.
For general QIF information, have a look at the information at wikipedia.
GnuCash also has a writeup on the QIF format here:
Where there are differences, I'd tend think the GnuCash document is more
> Here are my questions:
> a) How many record types does QIF support?
> b) Where do I find the field-by-field layouts for each supported QIF
> record type?
> c) What techniques did prior QB users invoke to make the data conversion
> to QIF?
> Once I have those answers I am assuming I should be able to transfer my
> data from QB format to QIF.
> Has anyone ever converted QB records to Gnucash?
> Interested in all replies! :)
> Tom Bullock
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