Some of the screens, themes and periods and tax percentages, for Point-of-Sales, is not in line with the rest of the documentation. 

Once the customer has brought his / her items to the Point-of-Sale terminal, and the transactions are entered (stock items and quantities selected and / or scanned with a barcode scanner), you need to process the payment received from the customer.

Before the payment is processed, the cashier or salesperson should check that the cheque is valid (e.g. you may wish to obtain identification and may wish to validate the cheque on a verification system to confirm if the cheque account is valid and has sufficient funds available) before accepting the cheque as payment.


To process Cheque payments:

1.Once a Point-of-Sale Invoice is created, click on the F9: Payment icon to process the payment received.  

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2.The “Payments” screen will display the amount in the “Cash” field.

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The Vouchers payment is discussed in Voucher Payments.

3.In the “Comments” section of the “Cash” screen, enter any serial numbers, remarks or comments, if necessary. 

The comments will be printed on the POS Invoices, Delivery notes or any other Document layout file. 

These comments can also be searched in the Search (Investigator) (Action ribbon).

4.When the customer hands the cheque to you, check that the cheque is valid (e.g. you may wish to obtain identification and may wish to validate the cheque on a verification system to confirm if the cheque account is valid and has sufficient funds available) before accepting the cheque. 

5.Enter a zero in the “Cash” amount and click in the “Cheque” amount field. The amount will automatically be updated in the “Cheque” amount field.

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6.Enter the bank account code and cheque number for the cheque. 

This information will assist you, if the cheque is returned as unpaid or being dishonored by the bank or financial institution. 

If the cash drawer is not open, click on the ^P:Process icon and select the “Open drawer” option. 

7.Click on the Next button to print the Point-of-Sale Invoice, and hand it to the customer.