Chapter 6. Expense Accounts

Table of Contents

6.1. Concepts
6.2. Setting Up Accounts
6.2.1. Simple Expense Account Setup
6.2.2. Complex Expense Account Setup
6.3. Entering Expense Transactions
6.4. Other Considerations for Expense Accounts

If managing your checkbook is the first step in tracking your finances, then using expense accounts to see where you are expending money is a close second step. This chapter will give you an understanding of how GnuCash uses expense accounts to help you keep track of many different categories of transactions.