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Cash Handling

Learn cash handling procedures and security for any retail environment. Find out where to purchase cash registers and other cash handling equipment. Print forms for balancing cash drawers and estimate how much money to keep in the till.
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Balancing a Cash Register
The process of counting the money, reconciling the receipts and balancing the cash drawer creates an internal control or accountability of the day's transactions. Here are some tips for how, why and when to balance the cash drawer.

Cash Register vs. Point of Sale (POS) System
The one item in a retail store a business owner can’t do without is the cash register. Whether it’s the traditional, electronic cash management system or an elaborate computerized point of sale (POS) system, every store needs a machine to process sales. Here's where to buy cash registers, the benefits of a POS system and understanding your business' cash management needs.

Cash Registers Under $200
There are several good cash registers available today for less than $200. While it may seem these low-priced machines are sacrificing functionality for price, we suggest you take another look. These affordable electronic cash management systems come with thermal printers, built-in customer display poles and drawer locks. The following are our favorite cash registers under $200.

Daily Cash Drawer Report
The process of counting the money, reconciling the receipts and balancing the cash drawer creates an accountability of the days transactions. In order to track the day's sales, use the following form to balance the cash register.

How Much Money Should I Keep In The Cash Register?
The amount of money a retailer should keep on hand will vary by the volume of sales, the ability to safely store the money and the type of payments the retailer receives from customers.

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