Sorry but balance sheet accounts carry balances forward from all prior years.  Balances can’t be limited to just a date range entered.  You can view transactions between those dates.

Resolution for 'carry balances issue: 'Balance sheet report for Jan 2017 – April 2017 shows “partner distributions” from 2016 under “Equity”. Any way the “equity” section can be limited to the dates?' available: Yes.

The carry balances 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 carry balances issue yourself by looking for a resolution described in the article. If it is a complex carry balances issue or you are unable to solve the issue, you may contact us by clicking here or by using other carry balances support options.

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