[GNC-dev] Possible bug in Tax Schedule Report?

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Jun 5 07:43:49 EDT 2018


Clint Redwood <clint at screwtape.co.uk> writes:

> Hi,
> I’ve been doing my taxes and have found a potential issue with the
> report. When calculating the transactions on an asset account, it
> appears to take the opening balance as at the opening of
> Report-Start-Date minus 1 day, and then process all the transactions
> during the reporting period, thus giving the final balance on the
> closing date.
> However, if there are any transactions on RSD-1, these are ignored, so
> the opening balance is prior to these transactions (which is what I
> think is wrong) and then the correct transactions are processed, and
> you are left with the ending balance being out by the value of the
> RSD-1 transactions.


> Is this a bug, or am I using the report wrongly? 

Sounds like a bug -- a holdover from the time when there were timestamps
in dates and therefore the balance at a date *did* take those day's
transactions into account because you could use the time-of-day to order

Please file a bug report (unless another dev speaks up and says it's not
an issue).

> Thanks!
> Yours,
> Clint Redwood 
> Screwtape Limited, Registered 06663232, Babington House, 26 College
> Road, Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 4AS


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