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GnuCash is opensource double entry accounting software. It is a free alternative to Quicken or Microsoft Money. It includes support for importing transactions from banks.

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GNUCash Auto Account for Taxes

In Canada we have HST (13%) on all business transactions. When doing book keeping in GNU Cash, is there a way to record the taxes from the transaction automatically on a transaction level? Example, $...
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How to assign groups of transactions at the same time in GnuCash?

I'm trying to use GnuCash and I imported the transactions from the last two years. However, it looks like I have to assign each one of them manually, even if I have like 20 transactions or more for ...
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Use german accounts for gnucash

am new to gnucash and I need a special set of accounts which are common in Germany. They are called SKR03 (i am not an account) If I understand the documentation right I need to set the language to ...
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GNUCASH sort transactions by check number

By default, gnucash lists the check register transactions by date. I want to change that to go in a descending order based on the check number. Is that possible? Thanks
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Accessing GnuCash sql from Linux doesn't work anymore

I have a GnuCash database on a mariadb-server, which was set up with a copy of GnuCash from an Ubuntu 16.04 client, and all has been working well. Then I decided to test GnuCash from a Windows 10-...
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GNUCash, MySQL and Azure

I am trying to configure GNUCash to talk to a MySQL database on Azure. I have created the database and successfully restored a backup of data from my local MySQL installation. However, when I try to ...
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How can I assign expense items to a client/job/client invoice in GNUCash?

I have a number of expense items (travel, sundries etc) that I incur whilst doing work for a client. At the moment, I add the expenses to the ledger, but I have to remember to manually add each ...
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How do I add a new keyboard shortcut in GnuCash?

How do I add a new keyboard shortcut in GnuCash 2.6.15 in Windows (10)? Specifically I would like to add a keyboard shortcut for the "Jump to corresponding transaction in the other account" function ...
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Gnucash How get I rid of strange unreadable characters

I installed Gnucash on my Mac OS X El Capitan, but I'm having problems with titles and headings on the interface and reports. By following the advice on here https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/FAQ#Q:...
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GnuCash QFX importer chooses wrong Transfer account

When importing a QFX file from my bank into my checking account, the importer matches about 75% of the transactions to the same, incorrect Transfer account (an Income account). This includes deposits, ...
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GnuCash get quotes on stock price from the internet

I have followed the instructions here, using the exact example, to have automatic stock price updates in GnuCash. When I click price editor -> Get Quotes it returns in a warning Unable to retrieve ...
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Gnucash: How retained earnings in the balance sheet report are calculated?

I'm trying to figure out how Balance sheet report is calculated in Gnucash. I'm using Trading accounts and latest currency prices in the report. I understood all the figures in it except Retained ...
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Gnucash: how to breakdown assets by various accounts?

Suppose I have the following accounts in Gnucash: Assets Bank A Risky account, $1000 Non-risky account, $2000 Bank B Risky account, $5000 Non-risky account, $...
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Gnucash: how to convert a huge XML data file into sqlite?

I'm using Gnucash 2.4.13 and I have a big old XML data file (5 years of recording). I'd like to convert it to Sqlite file. Reason: I want to try some third-party apps that can make nice reports out of ...
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How to move Mint transaction data to GnuCash

Online financial aggregators are great for getting transactions from all of your accounts into one place, but the accounting tools they provide are pretty minimal. I'm a Mint user, and I like the idea ...
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Is there a shortcut key to 'Split' a transaction in GnuCash?

When entering transactions in GnuCash 2.4.13, is there a shortcut key to split a transaction? My cursor is at either the Debit or Credit colum for the transaction.
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Gnucash: credit card reports

On the Profit & Loss statement for Gnucash, it doesn't list the money that I've paid to my credit cards and loans. My credit card and student loans are set up as separate accounts under the head ...
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GnuCash not starting after upgrade

After upgrading to 2.4.11, GnuCash does not start on my XP machine. I start it and nothing happens. Looking with What's Running, I see: gnucash-2.4.11-setup.exe gnucash-2.4.11-setup.tmp ...
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The FINISH button on GnuCash Account Reconciliation is greyed out

This is my first attempt at using GnuCash to reconcile checking account. I've checked the transactions that appear on statement and the green check appears in the 'R' Column. According to GnuCash ...
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How to quickly view data inside gnucash file?

Gnucash loads for about 40 seconds (on my device). It's not handy to load it, watch one number and close it. How to generate data from it (e.g. export everything in plaintext form to console) fast, ...
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How can I change the font size in GnuCash on OS X?

How can I change the font size in GnuCash on OS X? I wasn't able to find anything in the preferences. I tried using 'gconftool-2' on '~/.gconf' where GnuCash stores its GTK settings, but I wasn't ...
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GnuCash delete backup and log files

Is it possible to auto delete gnucash backup and log files? Maybe at least I can specify another location for such files? Edit I've found a related issue in project's Bugzilla: https://bugzilla....
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Gnucash for Mac has got my locale wrong

My Mac locale is set to Philippines, but Gnucash defaults to Australia since it is the first on the list. How do I fix this?
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Importing GnuCash data into Quicken

I've been looking and it seems like no one has ever moved from GnuCash to Quicken! I know that GnuCash can import .qif's but Quicken cannot import GnuCash's XML files and I can't see any way to ...
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How well does GnuCash cope with stock and investment tracking? [closed]

I am used to MS-Money, but need to make a move at some point? Will GnuCash: Automatically update stock prices Cope with stock splits Cope with stocks in more than one currency What investment ...
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Make gnucash to track something other than money

How to make gnucash track something other that national currencies and securities, for example, DVD-RW Discs, books and other things I can lend to people. I want to know who owes me some discs and ...