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Section I: No Changes have been made yet

Create the new account / account type. Follow Article ID 11876 “How To create general ledger (GL) accounts” in Related Resources.
Create a journal entry to move the balance from the other account. Follow Article ID 10631 “How do I create a general journal entry?” in Related Resources.
Mark the original account as inactive. Follow Article ID 31639 “How do I make an account inactive?” in Related Resources.

Section II:

Follow Article ID 10249 “How do I run the Chart of Accounts Journal Synchronization test?” in Related Resources.
Verify that the account(s) closed properly.

Section III: Looking at a Custom Report/Form

1. Look at the retained earnings in the General Ledger Trial Balance.

Resolution for Issue 'Account did not close properly.' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Sage Community forums.
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