Dividend and Interest income do not appear in my budget
Here is what I did:
1/ All categories related to these two lines have been selected in "Categories" (Div, Int, _DivInc, _IntInc)
2/ The two brokerage accounts are selected in "Accounts"
3/ Evidently, all Interests and Dividends are properly recorded and identified in my brokerage accounts
4/ This comes after I transferred/converted my Quicken Mac file into Windows (I only mention it if it has any relevance to the case).
Could anyone please point me in the right direction to make this happen? This would be highly appreciated.
Please take a look at Tools Menu / Category List and make sure that none of the above categories are marked as "Hidden".
Quicken likes to create built-in, required categories (mostly the ones which begin with an _underscore character) and mark them as "hidden". Unhide the ones you will need to use
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Many thanks for your prompt advice, none of the relevant categories are hidden. I am not new to Quicken Windows which I have used in the past since 1992 before switching to Mac last year, I am reverting to Windows because the Mac version is not multi currency.
Anyway, my explanations in my first post may not be precise enough. These categories (DivInc and IntInc) do appear in my list of selected categories in my budget in Income, BUT, the dividends and interests received so far this year are not detected by the budget, whilst all my other categories without exception are correctly reflected.
Once again, both my Brokerage accounts are selected in the accounts to be read by the budget, and all possible categories with various names (why so many?) covering Dividends and Interests income are all selected, but none of my past three months dividend and interest income is read by the budget when I select "Details". Hence my question: What else should I do to get my past Div and IntInc seen by the budget?
Thank you for any guidance.0
I am experiencing a similar issue today, while working on my 2022 taxes. When using the "Income & Exp by Category" report, none of my Schwab brokerage interest shows up, either for 2022 or 2023. However, if I utilize the "Schedule B" report under taxes, the interest is correctly recorded. I have checked and the Interest Category is not Hidden.0
I finally found the flaw: it appears that the conversion of my file from Mac to Windows affected the way investment categories are converted.
I deleted manually all my dividends and interests from my brokerage ledgers, and reintroduced them manually, all instantly appeared correctly in the budgeted category lines _DivInc and -IntInc, thus I could remove from my budgeted categories the other investment categories such as Dividend, Interest, Dividend Income and Interest Income (which I don't understand).
Problem solved, the culprit was the Quicken file conversion.2