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Tax Systems

This function is used to record details about a specific tax system. This includes the default tax rates, messages to appear on invoices, and so on.

Figure: Example Tax System Screen

Basic

Tax System

Unique code to identify the tax system.

Description

Description for the tax system.

Tax System Type

The type of tax system. See Concepts for more details.

Country

The country for which the tax system will be used. This can be used by the system to control the way certain reports are generated.

Messages

Tax Invoice Name

The name that the official tax receipt is called.

Adjustment Note Name

The name that is given to the official tax receipt for return transactions.

All Items Message

The message that will be printed at the end of the receipt if all items are charged tax.

Some Items Message

The message that will be printed at the end of the receipt if only some of the items on a sale have been charged tax.

Receipt Total

The message that will be printed as part of the sub total to show the tax on the transaction, for example 'INCLUDES TAX'.

Customer Transaction Value

When the sale transaction exceeds this value, the POS will ask for a customer to be associated with the sale. The customer must be entered.

Tax Name

The name the tax is actually called, for example GST, VAT.

Tax Groups

Default Tax 1

The tax group code that indicates the default tax rate payable on purchases.

Default Tax 2

The tax code that indicates the default tax rate charged on sales.

Default Tax 3

The tax code that indicates the tax rate used for the WET.

Default Tax 4/Takeaway

This is the tax that will be applied to sales of takeaway items. Eat-in items are treated as normal sales and will use Default Tax 2.

Service Fee

The tax code that indicates the tax rate used for Service Fee.

CESS

The tax code that indicates the tax rate used for CESS. This option is not displayed if US Taxes has been selected.

Group Service Fee

The tax code for the Group Service Fee.

Covers Required for Group Service Fee

The number of covers required on a transaction to trigger the group service charge.

Auto Charge Service Fee

If checked on, items will be automatically charged the service fee as soon as Payment is pressed in POS.

Service Fee On Gross

If checked on, service fee will be charged on the gross sell price of the item. If check off, the service fee will be charged on the discounted sell price (if any discounts exist).

Calc Tax On Service

Similar to Calc Tax On CESS but controls tax on service fees on the transaction.

Calc Tax On CESS

If checked on, GST/VAT tax will be calculated on any CESS charges on the transaction:

(Base Item * (CESS Rate + Service Fee Rate)) * Tax Rate

If checked off, GST/VAT will not be calculated on CESS, only on the base item:

Base Item * (CESS Rate + Service Fee Rate + Tax Rate)

This option is not displayed if US Taxes has been selected.

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