Like adding and editing accounts, you can remove accounts from Quicken using the Account List window. However, before you delete an account from Quicken, be sure you don't need the accounteven if it's closedfor reporting, historical tracking, or forecasting. It is recommended that you hide an account instead. Deleting an account is permanent. The only way to restore it is if you have a backup of your Quicken file that you made before you deleted the account.