SX Functional Def [WAS: Re: Gnucash 1.8 proposed schedule (and HBCI status)]

Tim Wunder
Fri, 27 Sep 2002 13:05:32 -0400

On 9/27/2002 12:29 PM, someone claiming to be Derek Atkins wrote:
> Alex Barclay <> writes:
>>I don't know about you but I have worked in the UK and now in the
>>US. In both places the only payments that were ever fixed were loan
>>repayments - mortgages and the like. In the UK my income taxes were
>>table calculated and were in 0.25GBP increments and in the US I
>>typically see up to a dollar difference in my social security and
>>federal witholding.
> Hmm, I used to see changes in my witholding four times a year:
> 1) at the beginning when a new tax-rate when into effect
> 2) after the company bonus
> 3) after yearly raises
> 4) after the FICA max is hit
> Witholdings were pretty much the same month-to-month otherwise...
>>How should we deal with this. Do we schedule a recurrent transaction
>>that is "in the ballpark" then adjust it when the actual pay stub
> That's what I would do, yes.

Isn't there limited support for formulaic equations in the SX template? 
I thought that was the basis for the new mortgage stuff...