expenses & taxes

Maf. King maf at chilwell.net
Sun Feb 5 14:28:36 EST 2006

On Sunday 05 Feb 2006 18:52, jethro (sent by Nabble.com) wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I'm new to GnuCash. The fact that there is something like this in the
> opensource world is really nice!
> I have a small problem when using the program: I want to record an expense
> (eg I purchased something for my company). This means that I have an
> invoice with an amount on it. This amount is divided in 2 parts: (1) the
> actual costs (2) the taxes. I want to record the purchase so I made a new
> vendor and added the invoice. Now it doesn't automatically makes it so that
> the taxes part of the amount is going to the taxes account. Can anybody
> help me with that?
> Thank you very much in advance.
> Best regards,
> Jethro Borsje


You need to set up the tax tables - see Business |Tax Tables.
Then the vendor|new bill dialogs will take the relevant rate of tax 

I'm sure this is covered in the manual, but I'm not sure where,


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