Before the payment is processed, the cashier or salesperson should check that the
credit card is valid (e.g. date of expiry is not in the past) before accepting the credit card as payment.
To Process Payment - Credit Card Payment Received from a
Once an point-of-sale invoice is created, click
speed button or icon or press the key. You may also press the and keys
on your keyboard to receive payment from customers and to print
the point-of-sale invoice (till slip).
If the customer hands the credit card to you,
check that the credit card is valid (e.g. date of expiry is not in the past).
Enter the amount of the point-of-sale invoice in the credit card field. The
Payment screen will change to reflect the fields to enter the credit card
Enter the card number, card holder's name, card
type and the expiry date of the card in the relevant fields.
Swipe the credit card (or charge card, debit
card) through the card reader and wait for confirmation from the bank or
financial institution. Once the bank or financial system has approved the
transaction, the customer needs to sign the slips from the card machine. Check
the signatures and retain one copy, which needs to be placed in your cash
Click on the button to print the
point-of-sale invoice hand it to the customer.
It is important to implement sufficient control measures to
check that the credit cards are valid, etc. to limit your losses. Some examples,
which may give rise to potential losses are credit card and cheque fraud.
Should a POS Invoice created and a payment have been processed
and the goods or stock items is returned, you need to process a Credit Note in
the Input - Documents - Credit Notes menu option to process the returns or to correct the POS