Add IRS audit capabilities
tcreedon at easystreet.net
Wed Feb 15 12:37:54 EST 2012
Several links would be OK.
On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Graham Leggett <minfrin at sharp.fm> wrote:
> On 15 Feb 2012, at 6:15 PM, Ted Creedon wrote:
> > Being audited for 2 years, Gnucash is very helpful.
> > Suggestion, it would be helpful if receipts, check stubs and other
> > documents could be scanned in and made part of the transaction record.
> > Binary BLOBS would require a lot of database storage but the generated
> > report would be IRS proof.
> > The IRS wants the data sorted by account & date.
> Ideally you want to store this stuff by reference, and not turn gnucash
> into a content management system.
> In other words, if gnucash could store a link to a document, and for extra
> points display that document if practical or launch an external viewer if
> not, it would be ideal.
> This is just an extra metadata field against a transaction.
> The document could be stored in the cloud, in svn, wherever, it's all just
> a URL.
> The customer or vendor statements could then include links to data where
> present, give that to the IRS, done.
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