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Gnucash 2.4 Small Business Accounting by Ashok Ramachandran

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Time for action - entering owner's draw in your books

We are going to look at one example where the owner has decided to have an owner's draw of $10,000.

  1. Make sure you have a Drawing Account. If not, create one. This should be of type Equity and have Equity as the Parent Account.
  2. On the last date of the month, write a check from the business account to your personal account and create an entry in the Drawing Account, as shown in the following screenshot, with the Transfer account being the Checking Account and the amount being $10,000.
Time for action - entering owner's draw in your books

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