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Creating a Service Charge

Use the following procedure to define service charges for the property.

This task is a step in Service Charge Administration.

To create a service charge

  1. Navigate to the Tax Service Admin screen > Service Charges List view.
  2. In the Service Charges list, create a new record and complete the fields.

    Some of the fields are described in the following table.

    NOTE:  You can enter data in either the Amount or Percent field, but not both.



    The name of the service charge.


    The description of the service charge.


    Service charge based on a percentage. The service charge amount is based on this percent value multiplied by the price for the line item.


    Service charge based on a flat fee. The flat fee is a preset amount.

    Start Date

    Date the service charge becomes active.

    End Date

    Date the service charge becomes inactive.


    The monetary unit of measure.


    Check box that indicates whether or not the service charge is taxable.


    City in which the service charge applies. It may apply in many different cities depending on the properties associated with the service charge.


    State in which the service charge applies. This field is automatically populated when the City field is completed.

  3. Save the record.
  4. If the service charge is taxable, click the link in the Name field, and select the Taxes view tab.
  5. In the Taxes list, create a new record, and from the Add Taxes dialog box, select the tax, and then click OK.

    NOTE:  The Taxable flag is for informational purposes only.

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