Auto splitting for transactions?
warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Jun 14 13:44:19 EDT 2013
Nico <elhansa at gmail.com> writes:
> I'm looking gnucash and so far seems really great, congratulation to the
> I saw there is a function for splitting transactions manually, but need to
> know if some kind of "auto-splitting" could be accomplished. Ideally the
> function I need is to have a special account type where I could set
> percentages to different associated accounts, so when using this account
> the ammount of the transaction would be split accross them. With an example.
> -I have the a common Cash accounts, and three more accounts name A, B and C.
> -I have a special account name Special, this account distribute it's
> ammount 40% A, 40% B, 20% C.
> -When doing a $100 deposit from Cash account to Special account, behind the
> scenes what I'm really doing is to transferring $ 40 to A, $40 to B, and
> $20 to C.
> Hope my requirement is clear with this example :)
Alas, no, gnucash doesn't have this for general transaction input.
The only way to do something like this is via the Business Invoice/Bill
entry where you can set up a tax table that would compute tax rates and
auto-split those taxes into accounts.
But no, there is no way to do it using hand-entered transactions
Note that GnuCash DOES support equation computation within the number
fields, so you could enter a transaction and say something like:
10.23 * 0.05
And it will compute the 5% for you.
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