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Why am I getting the error "CB-281: Access to path is denied"?

Overview

In Quickbooks, you are getting the error "CB-281: Access to path quickbooks/data/avalara/.../license.ini is denied"

Environment

Quickbooks

 

Resolution

  • Please have your IT team make sure that your user has full administrative privileges, that includes read, write and modify, to this file path.

Note: When making changes to the permissions, please make sure that Quickbooks is closed and any QB, Intuit, or AvaTax background processes have been ended in the task manager.