It's frustrating, for accounting purposes, that I can't import more than 30 to 90 days of transactions.

I can't do accounting for the entire year, or previous year, if I can only import 30 to 90 days of transactions. When will Mint fix this and allow us to import transactions as far back as we need?

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Hilary Rowland,

I'm sorry for any frustration caused by the amount of transaction history we can pull in for newly-linked financial institutions in Mint.  Unfortunately this is a limitation of our aggregation methods.  We can only pull in that much transaction history as, generally speaking, that is all that is available in the bank's online view.  While you can likely see further back in your bank's site directly by viewing statements, that is not something we have the ability to collect data from.  It is just the recent history that we are able to aggregate from, and for most banks that goes back anywhere from 30-90 days.  However as time goes on we do keep all history we collect, so anything going forward is stored unless that financial institution is deleted from Mint.  So if you keep your accounts linked then this time next year, you will be able to see all of 2015's transactions in Mint.

Regards,
Jessie

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