Balance sheet does not balance.
warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Mar 23 09:53:50 EST 2006
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Quoting Jean-David Beyer <jeandavid8 at verizon.net>:
> I am running GnuCash 1.8.8 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.
> My balance sheet no longer balances.
> Balance Sheet 2005-12-01 - 2006-12-31
> Assets $0.00
> Current Assets $43,067.69
> Investments $209,960.34
> Assets $253,028.03 <---<<<
> Liabilities $0.00
> Credit Card -$587.16
> Liabilities $587.16
> Unrealized Gains(Losses) $0.00
> Equity $0.00
> Opening Balances -$126,198.57
> Retained Earnings -$228.00
> Net Profit $126,260.83
> Total Equity $252,231.40
> Liabilities & Equity $252,818.56 <---<<<
> I did search for a transaction with $209.47 in it and there is none.
> My question is "how to I go about finding my mistake?" (I assume GnuCash
> itself is not at fault as this stuff used to balance.) Unfortunately, I have
> added several days of transactions since the last time I looked at the
> balance sheet. Is there a tool to find unbalanced transactions, for example?
> If worst comes to worst, I could restore the entire GnuCash directory from a
> few days ago (I have daily backups for a week, and weekly backups for a
> month, and the problem is recent) and start over, but I would not like to do
> that if I do not need to.
> .~. Jean-David Beyer Registered Linux User 85642.
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