Automate paycheck details download

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12 Aug, 2017 02:48 PM


I'm wondering if there's anyway to automate the download of my paycheck details and entry into the register (either built-in or scripting).

Thank you,


  1. 1 Posted by -Kevin N. on 12 Aug, 2017 03:19 PM

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    Hi Bill,

    Take a look at this Moneydance KB article and see if it helps.

    What I did, when I was still gainfully employed, was to set up the Payday Reminder with the required splits and commit it to the register on my payday.

    When the direct-deposit was downloaded from my bank, it was merged with the 'Reminder / splits-deposit'.

    HTH -Kevin N.
    (not a member of MD support)

  2. 2 Posted by William Walrond on 12 Aug, 2017 03:30 PM

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    Thanks Kevin. I was looking for a way to automatically download may paycheck details directly into the register (since my paycheck details are available through a payroll website.)



  3. 3 Posted by dwg on 12 Aug, 2017 10:32 PM

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    If you know Java you may be able to create an extension that could do it. If you can download a file with the data you may be able to use scripting to create something like a QIF file that could be imported.

    The question is if it is worth the effort.

  4. 4 Posted by dwg on 12 Aug, 2017 11:39 PM

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    Oops seniors moment there, I should of course said if you understand Python you may be able to create an extension

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