Import fixed assets into Xero in bulk

Import multiple fixed assets into Xero as draft assets if you've been using another system to manage your fixed assets, or if you want to import many fixed assets into your register at once. You can import book depreciation details but not tax depreciation details. Update the assets for tax depreciation details after you import them.

Import many fixed assets from another Xero organisation

If you're importing many fixed assets from another Xero organisation, follow this process:

Import fixed assets into another Xero organisation

Before you start importing assets

Download the fixed assets template file

  1. On the Accounts menu, click Fixed Assets.
  2. Click Import.
  3. At step 1, click Download template.

The template file downloads to your computer.

Enter all assets into the template

  1. Open the template on your computer.
  2. Enter all assets into the template, following the rules and formatting requirements.
  3. Save the file as a CSV or TXT file type.

Upload the file to Xero

  1. Go back to the Import Fixed Assets page (if you navigated away from it).
  2. In step 3, select the date format you used on your template.
  3. In step 4, click Browse, and select your file.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. At the Import Summary, if there are no errors to fix, click Import.

All assets are added as draft assets. Register them together if you want to start depreciating them.

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