Menu string change "Income Ta_x Options"; was: TXF categories for French tax system
J. Alex Aycinena
alex.aycinena at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 19:15:04 EST 2010
On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 7:51 PM, Frank H. Ellenberger
<f.ellenberger at online.de> wrote:
> Dear Alex,
> I really like your patches, because I see them also opening new possibilities
> for the german tax reports e.g. Bug 432143 - Dialog "Edit->Tax Options": we
> need also buttons to select from 1. assets, 2. liabilities
> And yes, we should avoid the ambiguity. But I believe, this string change took
> the wrong direction.
> As in the current state, with locale=C there is only the US income tax report,
> but in the future somebody could also add one (fed) or more (locale) US sales
> tax reports and then the string would change again and all translators had to
> translate the new string again, while nothing in their locale reports
> So I would suggest, to name this menu entry "Ta_x Report Options" with a
> tooltip like "Define relations between tax report fields and accounts".
> Opional one could insert a "Sales" or "VAT/GST" in the Business menu entry
> Just my 2 Pfennig
> Am Friday 15 January 2010 21:25:38 schrieb J. Alex Aycinena:
>> Frank, Parker,
>> It only supports income tax reporting (as opposed to sales (in US) or
>> VAT (elsewhere) taxes that are in the business features) so I changed
>> the name to avoid ambiguity (there had been some confusion about that
>> in the lists a while back). That is accurate for the US; it now
>> supports individual, corporate and partnership income tax reporting.
>> Is it different in Germany (for the work Christian did) or, possibly,
>> France (for the work Parker is trying to do)?
>> The reason it hasn't been translated is because it is new development
>> for the 2.4 release and string freeze hasn't happened yet.
Is the tax reporting capability currently available in the German
locale for Income Taxes or for some other kind of taxes?
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