This article is designed to help Canadian FloristWare users prepare for the change in the GST rate that will take place on July 1, 2006.
If you live in Canada you have almost certainly heard that on July 1, 2006 the GST (Goods & Service Tax) rate will drop from 7% to 6%. While this is good news for the economy and consumers it has some florists worried in that they aren't sure how to change tax rates on their cash registers or POS systems.
If you are a FloristWare user you don't have to worry - it's going to be very easy for you!
Here is what you do. After you close for the day on June 30, 2006 or before you open for business on July 1, 2006 you will enter FloristWare at the "Manager" level and click the "Settings" button. From there you will select "Taxes: Rates" and click the "Continue" button.
On the next screen you will enter the new GST rate. Quit FloristWare, restart and you're ready to go.
It really is that simple. It is however very important,so if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call.