Book Keeper helps to manage billing for Common Service center or Travel Agents in better way than other software. It helps in maintaining their costs and managing their customer accounts with various types of reports. It also helps you in filing GST returns in easier manner and checking various GST reports.
For Common Service Center who are involved in in Mobile recharges, online Application Submissions and Ticket booking can refer to the below methods for accounting,
Bank A/C Dr. Rs X+Y+Z
Ticket Charges Account Cr. Rs X
Service Charge Cr.. Rs Y
GST Output@18% Cr. Z
You can raise and invoice for the same in Book Keeper as follows:
- Create an Item with the name Ticket Charges via Inventory item > New item and Set GST as 0%
- Create a Service with the name as Service Charges under Service > New Service and Set GST as prescribed percentage as prescribed by law. (Usually 18% GST)
- Go to Transactions > Purchase > Create > Select the Bank Account in Supplier/Cash option > Add an Item as Ticket Charges > Define the Quantity and Rate > Save.
- Go to Transactions > Sales > Create > Select Customer/Cash/Bank Account > Add the item “Ticket Charges” and Service as “Service Charges” > Save.
You may also refer to the screenshot below to understand better.
Book keeper is also widely used among Mobile shops for billing, stock managment and maintaining their Books of Accounts.
There are multiple services that they offer to their customers like Mobile Recharges, sale and purchase of Mobile phones or accessories.
For sale or purchase of Mobile, you can simple create sale or Purchase voucher like usual along with which you can maintain records on the basis of IMEI number. To understand the same, click here.
In cases of Mobile Recharges, the most ideal concept that is followed is the vendor gets a bulk top up done with a commission.
Company to Distributor transaction : Company billing of Rs. 96 and transfer recharge of 100. Company will collect GST @18% on Rs. 96 (i.e. Rs.17.28) Hence Distributor will pay 17.28 GST.
Now Distributor to Retailer transaction : Distributor billing of Rs. 97 and transfer recharge of 100. Distributor will collect GST @18% on Rs. 97 (i.e. Rs. 17.46) and will take credit of earlier paid taxes Rs. 17.28. In other way Distributor will pay only 0.18 GST on his commission of Rs. 1 (97–96).
Now Retailer to Customer transaction : Retailer will charge 118 to Customer for recharge of Rs. 100. And will pay GST of Rs. 0.54 on his commission of Rs. 3 (100–97) after taking credit of earlier paid taxes of Rs. 17.46.
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