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Martin Michlmayr (tbm) - 2 years ago 2019-03-28 14:31:23
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@@ -9,13 +9,13 @@ widget-selling income).  Also, non-profit income is categorized differently
 
than for-profit income, and the reporting requirements vary wildly from their
 
for-profit equivalents.
 

	
 
This project is designed to provide some basic templates, tutorials, workflow
 
documentation and scripts to handle accounting for an NPO.  The primary
 
example is a
 
[direct project (aka Model A) fiscal sponsor NPO](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiscal_sponsorship#Models_of_fiscal_sponsorship).
 
[direct project (aka Model A) fiscal sponsor NPO](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiscal_sponsorship#Models_of_fiscal_sponsorship).
 

	
 
The tutorials herein
 

	
 
# Copyright and License of this project
 

	
 
The intention is that the examples and templates be of maximum use to
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The copyright holders wish that this document could be placed into the public
 
domain.  However, should such a public domain dedication not be possible, the
 
copyright holders grant a waiver and/or license under the terms of CC0-1.0, as
 
published by Creative Commons, Inc.  A copy of CC0-1.0 can be found in the
 
same repository as this README.md file under the filename CC0-1.0.txt.  If
 
this document has been separated from the repository, a [copy of CC0-1.0 can
 
be found on Creative Commons' website](http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode).
 
be found on Creative Commons' website](https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode).
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; public domain.  However, should such a public domain dedication not be
 
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; terms of CC0-1.0, as published by Creative Commons, Inc.  A copy of CC0-1.0
 
; can be found in the same repository as this README.md file under the
 
; filename CC0-1.0.txt.  If this document has been separated from the
 
; repository, a copy of CC0-1.0 can be found on Creative Commons' website at
 
; http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
 
; https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
 

	
 
; ##############################  GENERAL/SHARED ACCOUNTS #######################
 

	
 
; Shared Asset Accounts
 

	
 
define assetChecker(amt) = (amt > -10.00 or (tag("TaxImplication") !~ /^\s*$/ and tag("Entity") !~ /^\s*$/))
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; terms of CC0-1.0, as published by Creative Commons, Inc.  A copy of CC0-1.0
 
; can be found in the same repository as this README.md file under the
 
; filename CC0-1.0.txt.  If this document has been separated from the
 
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; https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
 

	
 
;  ############################## COMMODITIES #############################
 

	
 
commodity $
 
   note USD
 
   format $1,000.00
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; public domain.  However, should such a public domain dedication not be
 
; possible, the copyright holders grant a waiver and/or license under the
 
; terms of CC0-1.0, as published by Creative Commons, Inc.  A copy of CC0-1.0
 
; can be found in the same repository as this README.md file under the
 
; filename CC0-1.0.txt.  If this document has been separated from the
 
; repository, a copy of CC0-1.0 can be found on Creative Commons' website at
 
; http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
 
; https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
 

	
 
!include config-commodities.ledger
 
!include config-tags.ledger
 
!include config-accounts.ledger
accounts/config/config-tags.ledger
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; public domain.  However, should such a public domain dedication not be
 
; possible, the copyright holders grant a waiver and/or license under the
 
; terms of CC0-1.0, as published by Creative Commons, Inc.  A copy of CC0-1.0
 
; can be found in the same repository as this README.md file under the
 
; filename CC0-1.0.txt.  If this document has been separated from the
 
; repository, a copy of CC0-1.0 can be found on Creative Commons' website at
 
; http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
 
; https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
 

	
 
; ################################# TAGS ################################
 

	
 
; The Statement, Receipt, and Invoice tags' values should always a be a
 
; relative path names.  Note that we "check", but do not "assert" that the
 
; file name match a standard Unix-like path syntax, without spaces in the
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@@ -10,16 +10,16 @@ widget-selling income).  Also, non-profit income is categorized differently
 
than for-profit income, and the reporting requirements vary wildly from their
 
for-profit equivalents.
 

	
 
This project is designed to provide some basic templates, tutorials, workflow
 
documentation and scripts to handle accounting for an NPO.  The primary
 
example is a
 
[direct project (aka Model A) fiscal sponsor NPO](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiscal_sponsorship#Models_of_fiscal_sponsorship).
 
[direct project (aka Model A) fiscal sponsor NPO](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiscal_sponsorship#Models_of_fiscal_sponsorship).
 

	
 
This tutorial was written primarily based on
 
[Software Freedom Conservancy](http://sfconservancy.org/)'s use of Ledger CLI
 
[Software Freedom Conservancy](https://sfconservancy.org/)'s use of Ledger CLI
 
from 2008-10-22 to present for its own accounting needs.  While Conservancy
 
has done well using this system, and believes that its account system meets
 
Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), this document **does not**
 
constitute advice from a CPA nor legal advice for a non-profit that seeks to
 
comply with relevant state and/or federal accounting requirements for USA
 
non-profits.  The authors make no representations nor warranties regarding
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recipients of such distributions will also have both licensing options
 
described above.
 

	
 
A copy of GPLv3 and CC-By-SA-3.0-USA can be found in the same repository as
 
this file under the filenames GPLv3.txt and CC-By-SA-3.0-USA.txt.  If this
 
document has been separated from the repository, a
 
[copy of GPL can be found on FSF's website](http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt)
 
[copy of GPL can be found on FSF's website](https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt)
 
and a
 
[copy of CC-By-SA-USA-3.0 can be found on Creative Commons' website](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/legalcode).
 
[copy of CC-By-SA-USA-3.0 can be found on Creative Commons' website](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/us/legalcode).
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Some documentation is  already there on internal representation of numbers in ledger. It stores numbers as rational numbers avoid rounding problems arising of floating point representation.
 

	
 
http://www.ledger-cli.org/3.0/doc/ledger3.html#Specifying-Amounts
 
https://www.ledger-cli.org/3.0/doc/ledger3.html#Specifying-Amounts
 

	
 
The only time when rounding occurs is while displaying. But there are some other rounding problems in accountancy and it will be good to have a discussion on them.
 

	
 
From the point of view of accountants,
 

	
 
1.  Control over displayed precision
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2014-06-08 day 1
 
  A		1 BBB @$5.52
 
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In the above example if there is rounding up in each transaction then the overall result will be off by few cents.
 
This problem does not occur in ledger as rounding is deffered till the last point that is at the time of display.
 
  
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