The OPTIONS tab has several different work areas that will help your
You can set the current
RO to use one of your alternative labor rate sets.
Lock [or unlock] the
RO to prevent changes once you decide to close it out.
In this section you
can record payments for tickets as they are made. Later,
you can run easy reports that show you the total take for a period
as well as how much was for parts, labor and sales taxes.
The labor section lets
you assign labor charges to the RO for your techs.
Labor can be entered as time/labor rate or as cash. The section
will show your net on
labor here, as long as you enter all your tech costs for the labor
operations in the RO.
Section 5 will show
a summary of the parts charges in the RO and, if you have entered
costs for them,
you will see your net profit for parts.
Since some RO's will
be taxed differently from others by some shops,
this section lets you switch the tax in effect to one of 6 different
taxe in Setup.
This is useful when, for example, you don't charge sales tax when
working on commercial or government vehicles.
Finally, if you absolutely
must, you can alter the date. Probably this is only useful when
from the period before you started using this system.