Service Type Inventory Items
Service Type Inventory Items represent a link between service types and how specific inventory is used.
Some examples of Service Type Inventory Items include: + Automatically add aftercare to a sale when a tattoo or piercing is invoiced. + Reduce the sale price of an item when it is included as part of a service, such as the price of standard jewelry in a piercing.
You may add a single item to a single service type by navigating to the Service Types tab in an item and clicking the New action, however, more useful, you can select multiple inventory items in the Inventory list, and click the Tools tab and use the Add To Service Types action, where you can select multiple service types as well, allowing you to apply these properties in batches, saving a significant amount of time.
Service Type: The service type you want to associate this item with.
Automatically add to invoice: If checked, when a service with the specified service type is added to a sale, this item will also be added.
Quantity Used In Service: The quantity generally used in a single service of this type.
Use the same quantity as the service: If checked, the quantity will be set to the same quantity as the service, for example, a Lobe piercing with a quantity of two may add two of the same type of jewelry.
Use Service Price: If checked, the price of the item will be specified by the Service Price field.
Service Price: The price of this item when added to a sale from a service. For example, if this is standard jewelry included with a piercing, you may set this value to zero, so it will be included free with the piercing, but still removed from inventory.
Non Taxable: If checked, this item will not be taxed when included on a sale from a service.
Employee Commission: If set, this will override the commission from the Inventory Item.
Commission Type: If the commission is being overridden, how the commission is calculated.
- None: This item is not eligible for commission.
- Fixed: The commission for this item will be a fixed amount, defined in the commission amount property below.
- Percent (Subtotal): The commission for this item will be a percentage of the sale price, defined in the commission percentage property below.
- Percent (Markup): The commission for this item will be a percentage of the item’s markup value, defined in the commission percentage property below.
Commission Percentage: The overridden commission percentage. Note: This property is only visible if the Commission Type is set to Percent (Subtotal) or Percent (Markup).
Commission Amount: The overridden commission amount. This property is only visible if the Commission Type is set to Fixed.