withheld tax in invoices?

Maf. King maf at chilwell.net
Thu Oct 5 04:46:29 EDT 2006

On Wednesday 04 October 2006 20:44, Derek Atkins wrote:
> I'm afraid that GnuCash just doesn't support this.
> -derek

Just a thought,

Can you do this manually? 
PITA I know, but you can put in a negative line on an invoice - 

so you get something like:
widgets sold	qty:1 unit:$100 tot:$100 taxable:X tax:$16
withheld tax	qty:1 unit $(-0.1*taxable total)  tot:-$10  taxable:_ tax:0.00

just a random cent or two.


> Quoting h0mer <jose at vocalsakti.com>:
> > hi,  I have a situation I can't figure out how to model: When I charge my
> > clients (and consequently create invoices), I have to include two taxes:
> > One is a sort of VAT, which is easily set as a percentage through a tax
> > table, and automatically calculated in the invoice.
> >
> > The other tax, however, is trickier. This is a withheld tax, since it is
> > an amount that my customer has to keep from paying me and pay it to the
> > government. I cant figure out how to associate this in order to have
> > automatically calculated, since through the tax table I can't seem to
> > asign 'negative' percentages, as in 'substract' from the total instead of
> > adding. an example:

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