Foreign Exchange Rates (Forex) is designed to allow you to accept foreign currencies as a method of payment and let Toniq work out the value of the foreign currency to the New Zealand dollar.
 
 NB: Toniq does not keep the exchange rates up to date. This is the responsibility of the pharmacy.


Setting up Foreign Exchange Tender Types


NB: This only needs to be done once per Foreign Exchange you require


From the Main Menu:

  • 7 Administration, 5 Other Administration, 2 Maintain Tender Type
  • F3 [Add]
  • Fill in the Tender name (e.g. Australian AUD)
  • Enter a short description which will appear on the Tender selection list
  • Enter one character Selection Code (not currently used by another tender type)

           NB: If this field goes Red the Selection code has already been ‘used’, try again.

  • Set the Select Order

            NB: This determines where this tender type appears in the Tender list: the higher the number entered the lower it appears in the list

  • Leave the next few fields as set
  • At Account ID field type in * and ENTER
  • F3 [Add]
  • Type into Account Name field *Shop*/Australian. Leave ‘Account Type’ set to General
  • Press F12 [Accept Details] to add the account and return to the Tender type screen
  • Set the Number of Receipts required (normally 1)
  • Type in a Forex currency string
  • Type in todays current rate

           NB: This will be changed daily but from a different screen – see "Updating Forex Rates" section for more details

  • F12 [Accept Details]



Updating Forex Rates (Daily)


From the Main Menu:

  • 1 POS, 7 Utilities, 1 Forex rates
  • Apply the rates as per the daily bank forex printout
  • F12 [Accept Details]


Reporting


Foreign Exchange transactions will show as a separate entry on the Till Summary Report.