“So I know by month how much I brought in per category.  i.e. dog license, real estate tax, personal property tax, etc.”

If you are using QB for sales, you run Sales reports, and that is “items” and not Accounts.

Sales by Item Summary; Sales by Customer Summary, columns by Item type or […]

Resolution for 'by account issue: 'I want a report on my deposits that summarizes totals by account' available: Yes.

The by account issue or error code is a known issue in Quickbooks Online (QBO) and/or Quickbooks. Support for this issue is available either by self-service or paid support options. Experts are available to resolve your Quickbooks issue to ensure minimal downtime and continue running your business. First try to resolve the by account issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex by account issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other by account support options.

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