On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 5:58 PM, Edoardo Tirtarahardja <etirta.2...@gmail.com
> Hi Alex,
> I don't have any idea what is the TXF code for those lines. I've googled
> and the TurboTax is no longer posting the TXF specification. I can't find
> any in the internet.
> Surely some one knows how to get the latest TXF spec.
> On 2017-08-09 15:03, Alex Aycinena wrote:
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Edoardo Tirtarahardja <etirta.2...@gmail.com
> > <mailto:etirta.2...@gmail.com>>
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>
> > Cc:
> > Bcc:
> > Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2017 11:59:51 -0400
> > Subject: Help on US Tax Form 8825
> > Why GNU Cash can't classify an expenses to be reported in US Federal
> > >From 8825 Line 14 (Depreciation)? TurboTax shows that the annual
> > depreciation shall be reported in this line, but I can't set the Tax
> > Report Option as that line is not available.
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> > The US Income Tax reporting and exporting-to-txf capabilities in gnucash
> > are based on txf codes that have not been maintained for many years. As
> > the last report I have of txf codes, dated 2004, no code exists for Form
> > 8825 line 14, while at that time there were codes for the other line
> > on that Form, so I couldn't include it in the system. If you are aware of
> > a txf code for this line, please let me know and I can add it.
> > I would like at some time to replace the existing tax reporting mechanism
> > with a more robust and extensible one that can be updated and possibly be
> > used for other taxing jurisdictions (i.e., other countries). But I am not
> > going to do that for some time because I have other higher priority items
> > that I want to work on first.
> > Meanwhile, you can still set up the accounts to capture the information.
> > It just won't show up on the tax report or be included in any txf exports
> > you may feed into TurboTax. You will have to enter those few items
> > directly into TurboTax via their GUI based on other gnucash reports.
> > If you have any updated information on the codes TurboTax uses for
> > interfaces, I would very much appreciate getting it. I don't have access
> > to a recent copy since I don't personally use it.
> > Regards,
> > Alex
That's the point of my reply - I believe there is no later TXF spec. It has
been abandoned by it's original creator, Intuit, in favor of a proprietary
solution. That's why we can't do anything.
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