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POINT-OF-SALES PAYMENT
POINT-OF-SALES PAYMENT RECEIVED BY CREDIT CARD
  
Once the customer has brought his or her items to the point-of-sale terminal and the transactions is entered (stock items and quantities selected and or scanned with a barcode scanner) you need to process the payment received from the customer. As soon as the point-of-sale payment is received and processed, the point-of-sale invoice (till slip) will be automatically be printed, unless the Confirm Printing option was selected in the Point-of-Sales Setup and the cashier or salesperson has selected not to print the invoice now.

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 Customer:
Once an point-of-sale invoice is created, click on the 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 details.

Title bar. This amount and will be changed to zero (nil) if an amount is entered in any of the 5 Payment Method fields below. Change will be displayed if the amount tendered and entered is more than the amount still to pay. Leave blank. Enter the amount to be paid by Credit Card. Leave blank. Leave blank. Leave blank. Enter the name of the card holder. Click to print the POS Invoice. You will be able to proceed to generate the next Invoice. Click to return to the POS Invoice Entry screen. Enter the Credit Card number. Enter the Card Type. Enter a valid date or select the Expiry Date of 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 drawer.
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 Invoice.