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Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect

 

Point of Sale

Yes, RedTail is capable of handling foreign currency. There is an important distinction to address when it comes configuring the system to manage foreign currency. The system records any number of foreign currency rates to easily convert currency at the point of sale. All sales transactions are recorded in the domestic amount. This configuration would be acceptable for most general retail operations where no capturing of customer information takes place. At the time of closeout, users simply count the foreign currency separately on the end of shift SRead (Station Read). The total foreign currency can then be converted back to domestic currency to balance the cash.

Another means of managing foreign currency is to designate customers as a foreign customers in their customer profiles. When a foreign customer is retrieved into the selling screen, the sales transaction will settle in the foreign currency. The invoice and accounts receivable sub ledger (applicable for house charges) will record the transaction in the foreign currency while the General Ledger records the transaction in domestic currency. The GL records all transactions in domestic currency.

Setting Currency Rates for General Retail Transactions:

  • From the RedTail Main Menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click on the View Product Registration button
  • Choose your (Domestic) Country Code from the drop down list
  • Click the Save or Save and Close button to save your changes
  • Once you have your domestic currency set click on the POS page tab from the RedTail Main Menu
  • Click on the Manage Foreign Currencies button
  • Record your Domestic currency with a conversion rate of 1
  • Record your foreign currency you wish to manage with the rate being offered by your financial institution
  • Set your currencies to Active status
  • Click on the Save and Close button to save your currencies
  • Once you have your currencies set begin selling using any of the currencies
  • From the QuickTouch selling screen click on the Tender Sale button to settle your transaction as you normally would
  • Click or Press the Foreign Currency button in the top right corner
  • Click or Press the Choose a Foreign Country button
  • Record the Foreign currency amount given to you by the customer in the Enter Foreign Tender Amount box
  • Click or Press the Accept button to return to the Tender screen
  • Click or Press the Finish Sale to complete the sale
  • Give the customer back the applicable change in either currency
Category: Point of Sale
  • From the RedTail Main menu click on the System Configuration page tab
  • Click the Configure System Defaults button
  • Click Save or Save and Close to Apply
  • Note! Some RedTail system defaults require logging out of RedTail and back in for changes to take effect