Capital Gains Documentation

Chris Good chris.good at
Tue Oct 25 21:49:22 EDT 2016

> Message: 7
> Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:35:14 -0700
> From: John Ralls <jralls at>
> To: "David T." <sunfish62 at>
> Cc: Gnucash Users <gnucash-user at>
> Subject: Re: Capital Gains Documentation
> Message-ID: <4BDEEB54-A1F7-44F6-9172-1200277CF5C7 at>
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> > On Oct 24, 2016, at 9:35 AM, David T. <sunfish62 at> wrote:
> >
> > John,
> >
> > I think you?re right. Probably most of this content could be moved to a
> section just after Seliing Shares. I?ll see what I can come up with, if
you want.
> David,
> Actually I want to remove most of the content as being either redundant
> (depreciation, realized gains), incorrect (unrealized gains as income), or
> appropriate (unrealized gains in general) for GnuCash.
> Regards,
> John Ralls

Hi John,

IINAA and it does sound strange to record unrealized gains as income, even
in an unrealized gains group.
I do think many users would like to record the unrealized gains on their
Do you know how they should be recorded or can some of the accountants out
there chime in?

Regards, Chris Good
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