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Neat Smart Organization System - Save an Expense Report as CSV File

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Learn how to save an expense report as a CSV file in the Neat Software (Lite, Premium, Business Plans). In Neat, you can create an expense report and save it as a .CSV spreadsheet file, so that you can use the report data in Excel. Follow the steps below to create and save your expense report as a .CSV spreadsheet file.

Before You Begin

We recommend that you create a folder and put all of the receipts that you would like to include in the expense report into that folder before creating the report. Click here for instructions on how to create a new folder. Please note: Only receipts can be used for expense reports created in Neat; other items are excluded.

Save an expense report as a CSV file

  1. In the Folders pane, right click on the folder containing the receipts that you would like to create an expense report for. A drop-down menu will appear. Click Create Expense Report.
    Neat Lightweight App Create an expense report - step 1
  2. An Expense Report window will appear. In the Expense Report window, click the small down arrow to select the folder Location that you would like the expense report to be saved in, Name the report, and enter any Notes, then click Create Report.
    Neat Lightweight App Create an expense report - step 2
  3. An Expense Report Created window will appear, informing you that the report has been created and saved in the folder you selected in Step 2. Click the small down arrow and select .CSV Spreadsheet File in the drop-down menu, and then click Download.
    Neat Lightweight App Save an expense report as CSV - step 3
  4. A Save As window will open. Type in a File Name and select the Location you would like for the exported report to be saved in, then click Save. The exported report will be saved as a CSV file in the location you selected in Step 2.
    Neat Lightweight App Save an expense report as CSV - step 4


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