Tax reports for assets

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sat May 15 12:01:23 EDT 2004

Sorry, I don't know much else about this report.  Maybe someone else
can help.  I've never used it myself, and I've barely looked at the
code ever (just enough to apply some patches that some people sent in)

Good Luck,


Ashvin Goel <ashvin at> writes:

> I have tax-deferred retirement accounts (somewhat similar to 401K in the
> US) and these are needed for calculating Canadian taxes. I file them as
> assets and have marked these accounts as "tax related". However, they
> don't show up on the tax report. If I change these accounts to be income
> or expense accounts, then they show up in the tax report, but these
> accounts are not expenses or income.
> Thanks
> Ashvin
> Derek Atkins wrote:
>> In what way are the assets important to your taxes?  generally taxes
>> only care about your income and expenses, except in the rare case of
>> tax-deferred savings accounts.
>> Are you sure you marked the account as "tax related"?
>> -derek
>> Ashvin Goel <ashvin at> writes:
>>>The tax reports in gnucash don't seem to pick up categories under
>>>assets or liabilities. I have retirement related categories that I
>>>file under assets and these categories are important for my tax
>>>purposes but they don't show up in the tax reports. These categories
>>>are not income or expenses. Is there something I am missing?
>>>Ashvin Goel
>>>gnucash-user mailing list
>>>gnucash-user at

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