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    An update: we’re still not planning to add the concept of a payment for a specific bill or a specific expense. We’ve left this idea under review for many years, but we’re not convinced it’s the right idea for Splitwise. We think focusing on a total balance makes things simpler in most cases. This is also how a bank balance works.

    Here’s two potential work-arounds if you’re not satisfied:

    1. Let’s say you want to set things up so you can see if people have specifically paid for a certain bill, or for a certain month of expenses. You can create a group just for that bill or month – then, when viewing that group, you will only see balances owed from that specific bill or set of bills.

    2. Once you pay an amount and want to keep track of it being for a certain bill, you could use…

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    Zoë Beery commented  · 

    Not having this feature is really frustrating as someone who uses Splitwise to share expenses with 5 roommates and You Need A Budget to budget. Because I can't see what my roommates are paying me back for, it's really, really hard to categorize expenses correctly in YNAB (and would be similarly hard in any budgeting app). I have to manually examine when each person paid me back which is made difficult by the Splitwise history, which for my house gets really long really quickly, and I can't filter to show only expenses I entered.

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