Help needed with split
frankj at jessopp.demon.co.uk
Tue Jul 3 17:55:02 EDT 2007
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John K. Taber wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-07-03 at 15:36 -0400, Derek Atkins wrote:
>> Quoting "John K. Taber" <jktaber at charter.net>:
>>> ok, ok, I'm at a loss and need help. How do I enter this transaction?
>>> Sell 500 shares of XYX at 31.64 15,820.00
>>> Commission 10.95 (10.95)
>>> Fee .25 ( .25)
>>> I think this is a split transaction, but I haven't been able to make it
>>> come out as expected.
>>> How should I do it?
>> This is explained clearly in the docs. but basically:
>> Sell -500 31.64 -15820.00
>> Commission 10.95
>> Fee .25
>> Bank 15808.80
>> And dont forget to account for your capital gains. Again, see the docs.
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> Did you think I didn't read the docs?
> I read them, and did what you outlined. The results weren't what I
> Perhaps the accounts aren't set up right because they are imported from
> Quicken QIF.
> The accounts are:
> Fidelity Brokerage [type bank]
> XYX [type stock]
> In Fidelity Brokerage, I enter
> Sell XYZ -500 31.64 -15820.00
> The full 15820 is showing in my brokerage cash balance, instead of
> I tried using the XYZ account also, to no better effect.
> Depending on what I do, I get Orphaned USD, or Imbalance USD, or
> Commissions: Fidelity Brokerage. With the last, I still get the wrong
> amount of 15820 in the cash sweep.
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