Create the acct you want as a sub acct.  save and close –make sure it is the same type & detail.  Reopen it and edit it.  Add the parent name.

Resolution for 'Cant make sub account for parent account. issue: 'I cannot make a sub-account for an entry on the Chart of Accounts. When I try to add it, I get the error message: “Something’s not quite right. The account cannot be a sub account of itself.” I am trying to set up separate accounting for a short-term rental property as part of a boutique store LLC. I don’t see what the error is. The sub-account name has not be used and the parent account is shown on the CoA. I don’t understand how what I am trying to do is a sub-account of itself.' available: Yes.

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