quickbooks error list element List Element is Already in Use ERROR: List Element is Already in Use

This error is normally caused when the estimate already exists in QuickBooks with the exact same name and ID.

If you're receiving the following error follow the steps below to fix:


  • Go into your QuickBooks company file
  • Locate the estimate outlined in the error log
  • Change the name of the estimate in QuickBooks
  • Run the Sync tool again


This error can be also be caused when importing timesheets to Quickbooks and a job is not matched in sync tool but job already exists in Quickbooks. 

If you're receiving this error follow the steps below to resolve:

  • Reimport timesheets in Quickbooks
  • You will receive a warning that jobs are unmatched in sync tool, press OK
  • Drag and drop QB's job to unmatched Job in sync tool


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