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The ‘Miscellaneous’ tab resides on the System Preferences screen and contains various system settings that effect how data is displayed, created, and updated throughout Restaurant365.  Click here for more information on System Preferences.

1) Sales Tax Rate – Set the default Sales Tax Rate for AR Transactions.  Sales Tax Rates for each Location can be set on the Location Record

2) PL Report Percent Of – Sets the default ‘Percent of’ option on all GL Accounts that have GL Types on the Profit and Loss statement.  Click here for more information on Report Settings.  System Default is ‘Net Sales’.  Options include:

  • Net Sales
  • Net Sales with COGS Detail

3) POS Overwrite Employee Info – This POS setting determines if Employee information will be overwritten with each POS import.  Click here for more information on POS Overwrite

4) Discount Combined in JE – This POS setting will combine Sales and Discounts on the Daily Sales Summary Journal Entry.  Click here for more information on Discount Combined in JE

5) Print AR Invoices From – Set the ‘from’ values on AR Invoices.  Options include:

  • Location
  • Legal Entity

6) Payment Type Separation – This POS Setting determines how Payment Types will be separated and assigned to GL Accounts.  Click here for more information on Payment Type Separation

7) Sales Account Separation – This POS Setting determines how Sales Accounts will be separated and assigned to GL Accounts.  Click here for more information on Sales Account Separation

8) Duplicate Invoice Number – Set the system permissions for Invoices that use a previously entered invoice number (from the same Vendor).  Options Include:

  • Allowed
  • Allowed With Warning
  • Not Allowed

9) Vendor Same Amount – Set the system permissions for same-day identical Invoice totals for the same Vendor.

For Example:


Options Include:

  • No Warning
  • Warning
  • Prevent Same Amount

10) Account Lookup – Set the Account lookup for the system.  Options include:

  • Name Only
  • Number first, then Name

11) Location Lookup – Set the Location lookup for the system.  Options include:

  • Name Only
  • Number first, then Name

12) Employee Full Name – Set the Employee Full Name lookup for the system.  Options include:

  • First, Last
  • Last, First

13) Payroll Clearing – Set the Payroll Clearing Method for the System.  Options include:

  • Per Location – Payroll clearing will only occur for the Location specified in the Payroll Journal Entry
  • Per Legal Entity – Payroll clearing will occur for all Locations that pertain to the Legal Entity in which the specified Location resides.  It is recommended that all Locations of a Legal Entity be represented on these types of Payroll Journal Entries.  Note: if this setting is in place and multiple Payroll Journal Entries (for the same period) are entered representing different Locations that are part of the same Legal Entity, the Payroll Clearing Process will run as many times (for all Locations) as Journal Entries that are entered

14) POS Track Paidout – Check this box to Import Paid Out types in to Restaurant365.  These Paid Out types can be mapped (the same way that Payment Type Accounts etc. can be mapped) to pre-assign the GL Account to the Paid Out on the Daily Sales Summary.  Paid Out types will reside in the ‘Paid Out Types’ list view in the ‘Administration’ subsection of the Accounting Module

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