[GNC-dev] [GNC] UK VAT and "Making Tax Digital"
maf at chilwell.net
Tue May 7 12:43:30 EDT 2019
updated VAt accounts for your attention.
I'd be happy to fill in the return with these numbers:
Box 2 40
Box 3 260
Box 4 109
Box 5 151
Box 6 1475
Box 7 545
box 8 100
Box 9 200
the GST report is close, subject to including the asset purchases.
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 embedded
> report exposes its html output only.
> The links I attached earlier (replacing transaction.scm and
> income-gst-statement.scm) would enable CSV export, exposing the headers and
> the grand-totals.
> 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.
> If you can create a sample datafile based on the CoA as suggested by
> New-account wizard, I'll see about an appropriate report. Sample datafile
> should have, appropriately described in each transaction description:
> - standard UK VAT sales/purchases with a split to
> - reduced VAT rate sales/purchases?
> - EC VAT sales/purchases with a split to vat-reverse-EC accounts
> - VAT-free sales/purchases with a zero-amount split to vat-free sales
> (i.e. asset:bank -100 GBP, expense:bizpurchases +100 GBP,
> asset:vat-free-purchases 0 GBP)
> - VAT to/from HMRC txns sent during periodic VAT returns
> - sample refund txn for any of the above
> - sample VAT&annual reports
> - sample .csv output
> Thereafter I think the customised report would request:
> - start/end dates (default to last quarter)
> - VAT accounts (asset for vat-on-purchase and liability for vat-on-sales)
> - sales accounts (usually INCOME accounts but can also be capital ASSET
> - purchase accounts (usually EXPENSE accounts but can also be capital
> LIABILITY accounts [???])
> and will generate a multicolumn vat report similar to
> income-gst-statement.scm, *and* will have CSV output.
> I've attached a starter sample-vat-accounts.gnucash but not sure how to
> book various txns as above.
> On Thu, 2 May 2019 at 09:55, Maf. King <maf at chilwell.net> wrote:
> > On Wednesday, 1 May 2019 01:14:34 BST Christopher Lam wrote:
> > > > Sorry for long answer, hope is informative. If you have a better
> > strategy
> > > > to offer, to account for your Asset:Bank -> Asset:CapitalAssets +
> > > > VAT:Paid-on-Purchases use cases, I'm all ears! Meanwhile the short
> > > > workaround above *may* be an acceptable solution for the current
> > > > reports...
> > Hi Christopher,
> > been thinking a bit more about this. it seems to me that I have got more
> > or
> > less the reports I need, I just need to automate the middle step of going
> > from
> > reports totals to Bridging spreadsheet (by CSV).
> > Would it be possible to use a multi-column report, which contains each of
> > my
> > (maybe tweaked a bit) individual reports.
> > the Multi column parent could grab the bottom line totals for each of the
> > contained reports and stuff them into CSV?
> > I have no idea if the Multi-column has hooks to grab totals from it's
> > columns,
> > or how hard that would be to implement.
> > I imagine that the transaction report could be tweaked fairly easily
> > export a
> > bottom line total, if it doesn't do it already?
> > just some thoughts.
> > Maf.
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