What i did for this was set up a new sub-category under "income" and labeled it as "Gifts Received". I then went to budgets and set up a new income category for this "Gifts Received" but made the budget for $0 for each month. So now whenever i get a gift (like a check for my birthday) it shows $100 out of $0. and is reflected in my income total on the left side of the page as well.
you just have to remember to mark each deposit (or however it was entered) as this "Gifts Received" category in order for it to show up in your budget! :)
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