There are files at /modules/install/charts/ Edit one for your starting set of accounts. Be sure to remove any backup files.
Typical account numbering account numbering
|Assets||Things we have or are owed to us|
|Cash||Bank accounts, liquid funds|
|Accounts-Receivable||Invoices due us|
|Inventory||Product on hand for sale|
|Other-Current-Assets||Prepaid expenses, Short term investments|
|Fixed-Assets||Land, Buildings, Machinery, furniture, tools. Long-term Assets|
|Accumulated-Depreciation||The most complicated account type - used as a negative asset to offset the value listed for fixed assets as they age. Instead of making individual corrections of value for each fixed asset, a total of depreciation is entered once a year. If a fixed asset is thrown-out, a gl transaction can be entered between the fixed-asset account and the accumulated-depreciation account for the original value of the item.|
|Other-Assets||Intangibles: Patents,copyrights, goodwill, trademarks. Longterm Prepaid expenses, Long term receivables|
|Liabilities||Things that we owe; Debts, Obligations|
|Accounts-Payable||Bills we owe|
|Other-Current-Liabilities||Other short term debts, Payroll taxes owed,|
|Long-Term-Liabilities||Debts with a future of over one year.|
|Equity||Equities = Assets - Liabilities|
Sometimes thought of a special liability so that
|Equity-gets-closed||Might be used to distribute Dividends.|
|Equity-Doesn't-get-closed||Opening balance - what the company starts off with. Stock|
|Equity-Retained-Earnings||There should be only one of these accounts|
This represents all earnings-losses from prior years. Normally you won't ever make entries directly to this account.
|Income||Money coming in|
|Income||Sales revenue, Interest earned, Fees charged|
|Expenses||Money going out|
|COGS||Cost of good sold |
This is generated as an invoice is saved.
|Expenses||Money paid for services and consumables|
Sub accounts can be set up as deep as necessary. Pulling up the information into reports will need a 'special report' similar to what is there for invoices and P&L reports.
You will want to change the file in:
Where company_name is the name of your company, to your own logo.
You will find the fields to set your companies identity - most are self explanatory, but a few need comment.
The next are item types -
By editing the current_status table You can set the starting Sales order, Invoice, Purchase order, Check, Deposit, and quote numbers
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