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Accept deposits custom feature

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[[File:Accept deposits icon.png |left]]<br> Use deposits to increase the likelihood of clients coming for the service and make sure that in case they do not show up that you can keep the deposit. Remark that some clients may contact their bank directly to get refund of deposits in which case there is little that can be done but such cases should be rare.
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<span style="background-color: #26dd7d; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Free custom feature!</span>
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<span style="background-color:#ffe9e9; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">'''Please note''':</span>
*<span style="background-color:#ffe9e9; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">When you enable Accept deposits feature <span style="background-color:#cdeffc; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">[[Accept_payments_custom_feature|Accept Payments]]</span> will be enabled as well.</span>
*<span style="background-color:#ffe9e9; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">This feature is not compatibel with <span style="background-color:#cdeffc; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">[[Rewards_and_Referrals_custom_feature|Rewards and Referrals]].</span></span>
*<span style="background-color:#ffe9e9; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">If the client wants to apply <span style="background-color:#cdeffc; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">[[Coupons_and_Gift_Cards_custom_feature|a promocode]]</span> or a previously purchased <span style="background-color:#cdeffc; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">[[Packages_custom_feature|package]]</span> during purchase he/she needs to pay full price only as these items cannot be applied with deposits.</span>
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;How to use

:1. To enable this feature please navigate to <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Custom Features</span> page, <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Business enhancements</span> section, click on <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Accept deposits</span> and either move the switcher to the <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">On</span> position or hit <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Enable</span> button on the right side of the page.
[[File:Accept deposits enable path.png |border| center]]
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:2. You can set the system to allow the clients to pay deposits only via booking site by disabling <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Allow clients to pay full price</span> option on the right side of the page.<br>
:In this case if deposit amount is indicated per service/class the client will pay that amount to confirm their booking.<br>
:If only full amount is set per service/class then the clients will pay full price.
:In case <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Allow clients to pay full price</span> is enabled(default state) and deposit amount is indicated per service/class the clients will have a choice to pay either full price or deposit at checkout.
[[File:Accept deposits setting.png|border| center]]
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:3. To set deposits per your services please either go to <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Manage</span> -> <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Services(Classes)</span> or use <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Manage</span> button near this custom feature title.
[[File:Accept deposits go to service management.png |border|center]]
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:4. Click on the service/class name for the desired item to open <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Service/Class details</span> tab and move <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Enable deposit</span> switcher to the active position.
[[File:Enable deposit per service.png |boredr|center]]
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:5. Indicate the amount you would like to receive as a deposit for this item in the corresponding box(it should be less than actual price, but more than 0) and save settings.
[[File:Set deposit per service.png |boredr|center]]
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:6. After you save all the settings the services will have two prices displayed on the booking site: full amount and deposit.
[[File:Deposit booking page view.png |border|center]]
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:7. When the clients pay the deposit amount online to confirm their booking two orders/invoices will be created in the system: one for the deposit and the second for the rest amount<br>
:(it will be shown as pending till the client pays at the place of appointment and you manually approve it).<br>
:You can manage them in <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Reports</span> -> <span style="background-color:#d4f8e5; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">Payment transactions.</span>
[[File:Deposit booking invoices.png|border| center]]
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:Or via <span style="background-color:#cdeffc; padding:5px; border-radius:5px;">[[Point_of_Sale_custom_feature|Point of Sale]]</span> interface:
[[File:Deposit booking pos.png|border|center]]
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