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Sage 50 US – Retail – Same Unit of Measure
- Go to Lists Inventory & Services Inventory & Services – The Item List window appears.
- Click on New.
- The New Item window appears. Generally, the Item ID will be the identifying code or abbreviation of the item.
The Description provides for a more detailed description of the item.
Select Stock Item from the Item Class pull-down.
- The Description for Sales will be printed on the customer’s receipt. this is the description that will be used to identify the item.
Note: only the first 25 characters will be printed.
The Price Level 1 will determine the default sales price when the item is sold though the POS.
The GL Sales Account is also important it will enable you to get a breakdown of income when running profit and loss reports.
An example of an Account would be ‘Food’, ‘Beverage’,’Liquor’, etc. Here we use ‘General Merchandise’.
The Item Tax Type will determine if the item is to be taxed at the Point of Sale.
If a nontaxable customer (such as carry-out) is set at the Point of Sale, the item will not be taxed despite being set as taxable.
If the item tax rate is greater or lower than the normal tax rate, set the item as taxable.
Later, using AccuPOS Alternate Tax Rates, the correct tax rate can be applied to the item.
- UPC/SKU: this is the barcode number that the scanner uses to link up the item for sale and the POS station.
ITEM TYPE: will enable you to get a breakdown of income when running profit and loss reports.
An example of an Account would be ‘Food’, ‘Clothing’, ‘Snacks’, ‘Jewelry’, etc. Here we’ll use ‘GENMERCH’.