You can import Chart of Accounts from text files or Excel spreadsheets directly into Xero using SaasAnt Transactions (Online) software.
Connect your Xero account to SaasAnt Transactions (Online) App from Xero App Marketplace by clicking the "Get this app" button and get the 30-day free trial [No credit card required]. Alternatively, you can log in with your Xero account directly through this link - https://apps.saasant.com/eti-importer-login/index.html.
Steps to Import Account into Xero
To import Accounts into Xero using the SaasAnt Transactions (Online) application, follow the steps below.
Step 1: Click on the "New Import" Menu to upload your file.
Step 2: Select your file and the spreadsheet which has the Account that you want to import.
Step 3: Select Accounts as the Xero entity.
Step 4: Set up the mapping of the columns in your accounts import file to the corresponding fields in Xero.
Step 5: Click Import and your accounts will be directly added to your Xero company.
SaasAnt Transactions (Online) Fields
Possible Failures & Troubleshooting Tips
The given code already exists. Please use a different code.
An account is already available in Xero with the given "Account Code". To save a new account, please change the "Account Code".
The given name already exists. Please use a different name.
An account already exists in Xero with the given "Account Name". If you want to save a new account, please change the "Account Name".
The currency of the transaction is invalid for the account.
The given Currency is different from the default currency of the Customer. Please refer to the Customer's Currency in Xero & update the same currency in the Currency field.
Account type is missing.
The Account type is missing for the Account.
No matching reference found for this Tax rate.
There is no match found for the given Tax rate.
Please enable the "Auto Creation of List Entities" feature in import settings to create the Tax Rate automatically.