Possible bug with Cash Flow Report

Maf. King maf at chilwell.net
Fri Nov 6 12:25:15 EST 2009

On Friday 06 November 2009 17:05:14 Anthony Nelson wrote:
> I think when the company receives a loan it should be a liability.  No?

Hi Tony,

Yes, that is a liability for the company, an asset for the shareholder.

> Yes, there is a link in the cash flow report for Loan From Shareholder.  It
> shows up in both the "Money into selected accounts comes from" and the
> "Money out of selected accounts comes from" parts of the report.  Both
> links take me to the Loan From Shareholder account, which shows a balance
> of $0.
> I'm still confused, and in spite of everyone's generous help I'm afraid I
> am getting more confused.  The account does display properly in the Balance
> Sheet so maybe that is just good enough.  I will not attempt this type of
> transaction moving forward.

Can you change the cash flow report options so that the only account selected 
is the Loan From Shareholder account?  Does that show up the "lost" txn? (If 
not, then I've got it all wrong and I'll shut up)

The CF report shows transactions between (all selected accounts) and (all 
un-selected accounts) -  transactions between [a selected account] and 
[another selected account] won't show up, as cash hasn't flowed "out of" the 


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