There are five reports available when you click on Reports from the Checkbook Register.
This report summarizes income, expenses, and transfers for any date range. It also allows you to include all categories or to select which categories, sub-categories, and transfers that you wish to include. All unselected categories are then excluded from the report. If you have more than one bank account, you can click Selected Accounts and pick from the bank account list.
This report will list all transactions within any date range and give you total inflows and outflows. You can also choose from a category list to include all categories or selected categories. If you choose all categories, split transactions are shown as one total transaction. If you choose selected categories, each split transaction will be listed as a separate transaction with its split amount. The list can be sorted by date or alphabetically.
Account Balances Report
This report summarizes the balances for all accounts as of any date. Assets and Bank accounts are listed first and then Liability accounts. The sum of Assets plus Bank accounts minus Liabilities gives you Net Worth.
This report is similar to the Summary Report, except that it is specifically designed to include only categories and transfers that use the word "Payroll" for the first seven letters of their name. In addition, it will summarize every employee separately.
You also have the option to do a separate report for each employee which shows the gross pay and all deductions. This report could be handed out with the paycheck. The employee report can be created for any date range and is useful at the end of the year when doing W-2's.
To enter social security numbers for employees who have had at least one payroll check, enter the date range from the earliest check date to the present and click on Selected Employees. This will give you a list like the following where you can type in the Social Security Number.
When you select budget report, you enter a range of dates which cover 12 months or less. You have the option to include all categories or not. Subcategories are not used in the budget report. Only Bank accounts can be used, and you can combine several bank accounts by using the Selected Accounts button.
For each category, you can enter a budget amount that is different for each month of the year, or you can make the budget amount for each month the same. The report will show the category, the actual expense or income for the category, the budget amount, and an "over" or "under" budget amount.
To enter your budget amounts, click on Edit Monthly Budget Amounts and you will get a screen similar to the one below.
You can edit any month's budget amount by clicking directly into any cell. If the budget amount is the same for every month, select the category row, enter an amount at the top and click Click here to set all months in the selected row to. The same amount will be instantly enter for the entire 12 columns for the given row.
When you are satisfied with the budget amounts, click the Save button and that takes you back to the Budget Report where you can click Create Report to print your budget report. A report similar to the one below will be created.