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Why am I getting CB-1281: object reference not set to the instance of an object?

Overview

When you try to process a transaction, you get the "CB-1281" error message and want to know how to resolve it.

Environment

QuickBooks Desktop

 

 

Resolution

 

  • This is caused by blank lines in between your lines with items on them.
  • Remove any spaces in between items on your transaction. 
  • Save the transaction.