How to prepare the template for sharing

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Follow the guidelines for preparing templates and don't hesitate to contact us for further support if necessary.

Once you are ready, in addition to the content, please submit by e-mail your authosization to publish. Please refer to the e-mail template at the bottom of this page required for publication purposes.

Template sharing guidelines

Please make sure to:   

  • Remove opening balances from the double-entry template or the income and expense template;
  • Enter sample accounting entries.
  • Anonymise debtor and creditor accounts (Debtor One, Debtor Two, ..., Creditor One, Creditor Two, ...).
  • Include fictitious references to the template headings (Company SA) and for bank accounts.
  • Describe the template from the point of view of a beginner and if necessary instruct the user on how to use it.
  • Send us an e-mail and attach your file with the extension .ac2 and the description and/or instructions on how to use it.

We help share your template

Whatever your template idea is, we help you give it the right visibility. You have our time and resources at your disposal to help create and/or prepare to publish your template in the Community. Request our support by e-mail.

Template license

The template can be shared with the Creative Commons 1.0 Universal license, Creative Commons BY 4.0 or Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license.

These license types are used for non-software content and are necessary for the template to be customisable and usable by other users. It also allows it to be made available to all online users.

  • Creative Commons 1.0 Universal: waives copyright interest in a template you've created and dedicates it to the world-wide public domain.
  • Creative Commons BY 4.0: gives appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.
  • Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0: gives appropriate credit, provides a link to the license, and indicates if changes were made. Distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

Publication requirements

The only requirement is to have a valid subscription to Banana Accounting Plus.

Authorisation to publish content

Here is the e-mail permission template needed to publish your content:


I herewith authorise the sharing of my content according to the Creative Commons 1.0 Universal and terms and conditions provided by the Banana Accounting Plus Community.

I attach the necessary files requesting their publication.

Best regards."

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