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How to Revert HST Tax (Canada Only)

This procedure should only be used by Canadian customers whose tax setup is changing in 2013 to revert from HST to Provincial Sales Tax.

NOTE: Sales items will require additional setup if a new tax needs to be created. Make sure to follow the procedure completely.

Non-HST Canada Tax Setup – Fore! Reservations 2013 and GolfNow Reservations 2014 and newer

  1. Setup | Point of Sale Setup | Taxes
    taxes
  2. Select HST Tax
  3. Click Change Rate
    tax HST
  4. Change HST Tax Rate to Provincial Sales Tax rate.
    tax rate change
  5. Click “HST” under name and type new name of PST Rate (ex. PST).
    Tax PST
  6. This ensures that any item that was collecting HST Tax is now collecting Provincial Sales Tax.

If addition taxes are required (Ex. GST):

  1. Setup | Point of Sale Setup | Taxes
  2. Click New
    Tax GST
  3. Enter name of additional tax, click OK.
  4. Enter Tax Rate, click OK.
    Tax GST Rate
  5. Repeat for any additional required taxes.

Any taxes created after modifying the initial HST tax need to be tagged to sales items.

  1. Setup | Sales Items
  2. Scroll right until you find the different Tax columns.
  3. Scroll down the list of sales items, toggling the checkboxes for applicable taxes, per sales item.
    NOTE: A quick way to do this is to use the space bar to toggle the check box and the down arrow to move down the list.
  4. Click OK to save changes.

Non-HST Canada Tax Setup – Fore! Reservations 2011

  1. View | Fore! Sell
  2. File | Setup | Tax Table
  3. Change Tax Rate of HST to desired tax rate of the Provincial Sales Tax.
  4. The HST Sales Tax becomes discontinued and a new tax is created.
  5. This ensures that any item that was collecting HST Tax is now collecting Provincial Sales Tax.
  6. Click “HST” under name and type new name of PST Rate (ex. PST).

If another tax is required (Ex. GST):

  1. View | Fore! Sell
  2. File | Setup | Tax Table
  3. Click the first available cell under Description and type name of new tax (GST).
  4. Enter desired tax rate.
  5. Repeat for any additional required taxes.

Any taxes created after modifying the initial HST tax need to be tagged to sales items

  1. View | Fore! Sell | File | Setup | Sales Items
  2. Scroll right until you find the different Tax columns.
  3. Scroll down the list of sales items, toggling the checkboxes for application taxes, per sales item.
  4. Click OK to save changes.
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