Geting GnuCash to Recognise Localised tax report for UK

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Tue May 20 15:43:00 EDT 2014

On Tuesday 20 May 2014 19:54:02 Clint Redwood wrote:
> Hi Geert,
> Thanks for your detailed reply. I've hacked the us report in order to
> do what I need in the short term, and will fix the localisations for
> it going forward. It seems that the whole process may not work quite
> as I'd hoped anyway, as I suspect I need to be able to associate a
> single account to more than one tax code - at the moment, it's set up
> for many accounts to one line, but I think may I need many to many,
> since in some cases the same information appears more than once on
> the UK tax forms. I'll see how well I can do it as it is, and then
> decide if it's worth fixing the de_DE hack and generalising it.
> It's just such a shame for all the international users not to have the
> capability of using this faclilty, and I'm sure keeps people on
> proporiety alternatives.
I surely agree with this. I'm in Belgium but can't do my taxes in 
GnuCash at present.

By the way it wasn't me that introduced the de_DE hack but I remember a 
mailing list discussion about it a couple of years back...


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