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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 9 years ago 2013-04-30 19:20:59
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Updated documentation on Expense: account requirements.
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@@ -310,21 +310,32 @@ particular program activity an expense is toward (e.g., funding travel to
 
some specific conference).
 

	
 
The Program tag is always a string with the same format as a Ledger CLI
 
account (primarily for use with Ledger CLI's `--pivot` and `--group-by`,
 
[as described later](#testing-program-success).
 

	
 
### Expense Account Documentation
 
### Account Type Documentation Requirements
 

	
 
Each account type has different documentation requirements.  Based on the
 
type of the account, it requires a different set of tags.
 

	
 
When Ledger CLI's `--pedantic` option is used, these rules are enforced by
 
ledger itself via the configurations found in `config-tags.ledger` and
 
`config-accounts.ledger`.
 

	
 
#### Expense Account Documentation
 

	
 
Each `Expense:` account entry must be tagged with the following tags:
 

	
 
* One of: [`Invoice:`](#invoice-tag) [`Receipt:`](#receipt-tag), or
 
  [`Statement`](#statement-tag).  (The only exception to this rule: an entry
 
  does not need an `Invoice:`, `Receipt`, nor a `Statement` tag if the
 
  [payee was never charged](#never-charged-payee).
 

	
 
* A [`Program:`] tag.
 

	
 
#### NEVER CHARGED Payee
 

	
 
The only exception to the standard tagging requirement is when the payee has
 
been modified to indicate that the expense was `NEVER CHARGED`.  This is an
 
historical special-case.  The solution was originally design for the
 
following scenario:
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