I have problems budgetting for accounts that contain subaccounts. Gnucash does not seem to want to add the actual values in the subaccount, to get the correct value for the parentaccount, but in stead leaves it at zero.

In my accounts I have asset A, with two subaccounts, B en C:


In my budget, I manually fill in values for B and C. Gnucash adds these up, and automatically fills A with the result:

-B 80
-C 20

In my transactions, I record transfers to B and C, so that they contain what I specified in the budget.

A 100
-B 80
-C 20

But when I run a budget report, it only displays total for A correctly for the budgetted amount, but leaves the actual amount at zero.

    Budget       Actual
A (100)           0
-B  80           80
-C  20           20

As such, the total for the actual amount for A is wrong. At the very least it's inconsistent to add up the subaccounts for the budgetted, but not for the actual values. Can anyone explain what I'm doing wrong here?

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