POS-n-go Android POS Manual

Discounts and Surcharges

  • Discounts and Surcharges are configured in the web portal, Basic Setup, Discounts and Surcharges.
  • To add a discount or a surcharge select the Add button and it will bring you to the Discounts and Surcharges Details page.
  • To make changes to an existing discount or surcharge select the Edit button.
  • The Export button allows you to export the list of products in CSV format for a spreadsheet.

Discount and Surcharge Details

  • A discount is a negative amount or percent (example -5.95 or -25) reducing the order total.
  • A surcharge is a positive amount or percent (example 10.00 or 5) increasing the order total.
  • You cannot delete a discount or surcharge but you can deselect the Active checkbox to deactivate it.
  • The mandatory fields for a discount or surcharge are the Code, Name, Amount, Percent and Tax Type.
  • The Code allows you to lookup discounts or surcharges by code. The code must different from all other products, discounts and surcharges.
  • Name is printed on customer receipts.
  • The Amount field is used for fixed amounts (negative for discount, positive for surcharge).
  • The Percent field is used to calculate the discount or surcharge based on the order subtotal or selected categories.
  • Tax Type is used to set the tax type for the discount.
  • Category is used to configure one or more product categories for percent based calculations. If left blank the order subtotal will be used.