Delete Company records from UI

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Is there any plan for future functionality where customers will be able to delete unused records from the "Company" object?

This is a pretty common question/request that I get on almost a weekly basis from customer.

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Tom Gerth, Employee

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Kate Green, Champion

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Same for the Company Person and/or Person objects.
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Jeff Kirkpatrick, Champion

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I just ran into this today.  Really need this capability.
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Mark Gecsey

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Agree on this as well. Would be very helpful!
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Needed to make a similar request for Relationship records a little while back. Having the provision to delete records from all standard objects would be great. 
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Kunal Bhat, Employee

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Hi All,

We're working on providing the ability to delete data from standard objects from the UI and you can expect it within the next couple of releases. 

We'll initially roll it out for the Company and Relationship standard objects and soon support other objects as well.

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Thanks for the update Kunal! This will be helpful for us to maintain good data hygiene. 
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Steven Doty

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Hi Kunal,
My most common use case is that an Account is deleted as part of a merge action and the corresponding Company record is orphaned and appears in reports, causing confusion. Thanks for recognizing this issue!
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Switched this to an Idea post for better tracking.