Z-report is a special type of receipt printed on a cash drawer. It contains information of a day report. After running the End day function, the cash register will automatically reset its internal storage memory and all data will be saved and feed into the cash register fiscal memory. This report allows balancing cash drawers every day. Besides, the Payment transactions register is completed on the basis of this report. Thus following a consistent set of closing procedures (including printing and glueing your Z-report in the appropriate section of the Payment transactions register) is essential to protect your establishment assets and avoid financial panalties for late capitalization of cash in your cash drawers.
When and haw many Z reports should be printed?
- When your establishment or point of sale is open, it’s essential to produce a Z-report. At the end of the shift or day (in 24 hours at latest), you must reset the cash drawer, print a report and complete the Payment transactions register based on this report even if you came to work, switched on the till and performed an “internal payment” but you didn’t have a single customer, and you didn’t execute any payment transactions with cash.
- When your establishment has days-off according to the validated working hours, it is not necessary to produce a day report.