This is the screen used to create and edit customer payments.

The header fields are as follows:
Current Invoice - the amount of the current invoice (in the above screen shot, there isn't one)
Overdue - the customer's current overdue balance
Date - the date on which the payment was created
Amount - the amount of the payment - this is the sum of the line item amounts
Printed - this checkbox will be checked when the payment is printed
Status - is initially set to Finalised, and can also be set to In Progress or On Hold
Previous Balance - the customers balance at the end of the last accounting cycle
Total Balance - the total balance owed by the customer
Notes - any relevant notes
Reference - any appropriate reference number/code
Till - the till into which the money is to be paid

The Items tab allows you to add, delete, view and edit the item items. The pull-down allows you to select the payment type to be one of Cash, Cheque, Credit Card, EFT, Other, or Discount. Note that the last is a 'negative' payment - you can use this payment type to include a discount for the customer.

The table shows the line items - normally there will be only one.

The item detail area changes depend on the payment type. The picture above shows EFT. Its fields are:
Amount - this will default to the amount owed
Cash Out - enter any cash out amount

 

For Cash it is as follows:

The fields are as follows:
Amount - this will default to the amount owed
Rounded Amount - this is the rounded equivalent of Amount using the minimum cash denomination and rounding mode set for the currency - see Administration|Lookups|Currency
Tendered - the amount tendered
Change - this will be Tendered less Rounded Amount

 

For Cheque it is as follows:

The fields are as follows:
Amount - this will default to the amount owed
Drawer - the name of the drawer of the cheque
Branch - something that identifies the branch of the bank. For Australian usage this is the BSB (Bank State Branch) number.
Bank - select the bank using the pull-down. The values allowed are set via Administration|Lookups|Bank.

 

For Credit Card it is as follows:

The fields are as follows:
Amount - this will default to the amount owed
Credit Card - select the credit card using the pull-down. The values allowed are set via Administration|Lookups|Credit Card.

 

For Other it is as follows:

The fields are as follows:
Amount - this will default to the amount owed
Payment Type - select the payment type using the pull-down. The values allowed are set via Administration|Lookups|Custom Payment Type.
 

For Discount it is as follows:

The fields are as follows:
Amount - the discount amount being given

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