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How to Troubleshoot the QuickBooks Error Code 3180? (United States)

Posted on Thursday, 22 April, 2021  11:13
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QuickBooks error 3180 is encountered at the time of using the QuickBooks desktop and the sales tax item is not associated with any vendor. Such an error might also appear, when the account mapping of sales tax payable account is wrong. In case one or more items on receipts have the sales tax, payable account selected as the target account, then such an error is seen. The user might end up in an error message stating as:

“There was an error when saving a employees list, element “Cooper Allison.” QuickBooks error message: Missing lived in or worked in state.”


If you are also facing QuickBooks POS error code 3180, then in that case, read this post carefully till the end. Or give us a call at our toll-free customer support number 1-844-405-0906, and our team will provide you with instant support services.


Steps to fix the QuickBooks error code 3180

The user can get rid of the QuickBooks error 3180, by merging items in QuickBooks. The steps involved in this process are as follows:

  • The first step is to open QuickBooks desktop
  • And then, the user needs to move to the lists
  • The next step is to move to the item
  • Once done with that, the user needs to select to include inactive
  • And also, choose the type header to sort the list
  • Now, right click the payment item that starts with point of sale
  • Also, select edit items
  • Followed by adding OLD to the item name
  • Moreover, the user is required to choose edit item
  • And then, remove OLD
  • Hit OK button
  • And in the next step, the user needs to run the financial exchange from the point of sale
  • After that, in the software, the user needs to merge the duplicate items
  • Right click the payment method with OLD
  • The user will then have to choose edit item
  • Once done with that remove OLD
  • Hit OK tab
  • And towards the end, click on Yes to confirm


Towards the end of this post, we expect that the QuickBooks POS error code 3180 might be resolved. However, in case of any query or if you need any sort of technical assistance, then in that case feel free to call us at our toll-free customer support number 1-844-405-0906.

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