[GNC-dev] Fwd: [GNC] UK VAT and "Making Tax Digital"
christopher.lck at gmail.com
Sun May 5 23:39:06 EDT 2019
Just wondering -- barring the capital purchase issue (which is easily
resolved by expanding the sales/purchases account selection to *all*
account types), is the GST report able to handle EC VAT splits? I think it
Opinion welcome at
On Fri, 3 May 2019 at 02:13, Maf. King <maf at chilwell.net> wrote:
> Hi Christopher,
> thanks, I've just subscribed to -devel
> I can see no reason for anything other than GBP in a UK VAT return!
> On Thursday, 2 May 2019 16:44:59 BST Christopher Lam wrote:
> > Maf's reply forwarded to devel.
> > I think a sensible restriction to vat-report will be: all amounts *must*
> > converted into a report-currency... which will then ensure there's only 1
> > currency for grand-total, therefore 1 heading + 1 grand-total = 1 csv
> > ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> > From: Maf. King <maf at chilwell.net>
> > Date: Thu, 2 May 2019 at 13:36
> > Subject: Re: [GNC] UK VAT and "Making Tax Digital"
> > To: Christopher Lam <christopher.lck at gmail.com>
> > Cc: gnucash-devel <gnucash-devel at gnucash.org>
> > Hi Christopher,
> > responses inline:
> > On Thursday, 2 May 2019 12:36:06 BST Christopher Lam wrote:
> > > Are you referring to the Multicolumn report with multiple embedded
> > reports?
> > > This one would be very annoying to create CSV export from... each
> > > report exposes its html output only.
> > That was the report I was thinking of, not surprised that CSV would be
> > to
> > generate.
> > > The links I attached earlier (replacing transaction.scm and
> > > income-gst-statement.scm) would enable CSV export, exposing the headers
> > and
> > > the grand-totals.
> > Correct, that is what I see. but the totals are wrong because the report
> > can't consider the asset purchases.
> > > Meanwhile I'm rather more interested in generating a proper solution
> > >
> > > For UK VAT I'd think the more complex requirements here would warrant a
> > > customised solution based on the existing VAT account structure, rather
> > > than to try shoehorn hacks on the existing report.
> > Fair enough. I guess the GST report was written with Oz in mind and then
> > generalised a bit.
> > > If you can create a sample datafile based on the CoA as suggested by
> > > New-account wizard,
> > No problem, will take your template file and try to get that sorted over
> > the
> > weekend or early next week.
> > thanks,
> > Maf.
> Maf. King
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