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How do I use a liability account (in ledger-cli)?

I don't think this is only applicable to the software, but it's the one that I'm using. In the documentation it talks about using charitable giving (e.g. tithing) as a Liability. An example for 10% ...
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Ledger CLI automated transactions [closed]

Given a ledger-cli entry like 2017-11-30 * Terrace door ; :share: Expenses:Housing:Fixed 719.06 Assets:Bank:Checking Account what would an automated transaction / ...
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How to track currency exchange using ledger-cli?

I want to keep track of the full price I've payed for investments on ledger, to know the weighted average price. So given the following register taked from the documentation: 2004/05/01 Stock ...
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ledger-cli Error: Incorrect use of thousand-mark period

I have a problem with ledger-cli while trying to transfer money between accounts with currency conversion. I have following record in ledger: 2020/09/04 * Transfer Assets:Monzo ...
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Double entry process for 401k account exchange

I'm entering journal entries for hledger for a 401k account and have questions about how it should work when an account goes through an exchange (I'm not sure what it is exactly; I guess the finance ...
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How to enter Return of Capital in ledger-cli

Some background first: I'm using GnuCash for personal finances and am trying to get some reports from ledger-cli. The data is exported using piecash from GnuCash into a ledger file. When running ...
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Does ledger-cli support FIFO principle for selling stock lots?

I could not find the detailed information about lot tracking in ledger and would appreciate if someone took the time to make it explicit. If I have two purchase transactions for a fund, at 100 units ...
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What account should be debited using double entry accounting for a stock spinoff transaction

I use ledger for tracking my personal finances. I'm trying to record a transaction where a stock I owned spun off shares of another company. (The specific case I'm referring to is when BioTime spun ...