Spliting an Account
cam at ellisonet.ca
Fri Apr 30 17:44:40 EDT 2010
Ivan Burroughs wrote:
> The main reason is the file is very large and since I just switched from
> Windows XP to Linux I wanted to make a clean break. I'm
> just essentially categorizing (I'm aware that GnuCash is double entry ect)
> expenditures for income tax filing so I'm not so concerned with the finer
> points of accounting.
I think maybe what you should do is Close Books, using Dec 31, 2008 as
your cutoff. That at least will show only the current year's totals in
the Chart. Also, set your fiscal year (Edit->Preferences->Accounting
Period), to 2009, or in the reports specify Previous Year Start and End.
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