QuickBooks Online sync error: There is no account associated with the item "xxxx". Is it marked for purchase, and has an account associated with...

Why the sync error occurs

This error occurs when a bill with items is attempting to sync to QuickBooks Online, but the item(s) on the bill aren't set up for use in Payables/Purchasing in QuickBooks Online.

How to fix the sync error

In QuickBooks Online, set up the Purchasing information for the Item(s):

  1. Select Settings
  2. Select Products and Services
  3. Double-click the Item Name
  4. Complete the Purchasing Information section
  5. Select Save