Running separate accounts in the same Gnucash program

Mike or Penny Novack stepbystepfarm at
Sat May 2 16:20:10 EDT 2015

  It sounds long and tedious, but it's worth it.  I ALWAYS told my 
clients to keep their personal and business accounts separate. Of course 
few listened, until I started to charge them extra for the time I spent 
segregating their business income and expenses from their personal 
income and expenses.

Although I am not an accounting professional  I strongly second that 
advice. It only looks like you would save time entering data if all kept 
in the same file (time saved when a transaction would be BETWEEN the 
personal and business books). Trust me, I was a professional at 
"debugging" (when the programers were stumped). Solving even ONE mistake 
will cost you back much more than the time you were saving in little 
bits and you will sometimes make mistakes.

Michael D Novack

There is no possibility of social justice on a dead planet except the equality of the grave.

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