QuickBooks Online Sync Error: A business validation error has occurred while processing your request Business Validation Error: There can be only one account of detail type Opening Balance Equity

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Why the Sync Error occurs

This error occurs when an equity type account is trying to sync to QuickBooks Online (QBO), but an equity account already exists in the sync will only allow 1 account to be created from PayMaker that is equity type.

How to Fix the Sync Error

There are two options to resolve this issue:

  • Delete the account in PayMaker, create it in QBO, and Sync
  • Change the account type in PayMaker and Sync