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Adjust Starting Balance operation

The Adjust Starting Balance button lets you adjust the starting balance for an existing cash drawer. This operation is useful if you discover that you had put a different amount of cash in the physical drawer than you had configured for the drawer. Another example is if you have manual cash drawers and an employee entered the wrong amount in the New Cash Drawer numeric keypad when closing a cash drawer.

Note that you can only adjust the starting balance for today's cash drawers. That is, you cannot adjust the starting balance for cash drawers in the past.

You must have the Manager > Adjust Cash Drawer Start Balance permission to adjust starting balances for cash drawers.

To adjust the starting balance of a cash drawer

  1. In the cash drawer, tap the Adjust Starting Balance button.

  2. In the Adjust Cash Drawer Starting Balance numeric keypad, enter the new starting balance and tap Done.

    The Toast POS device showing the Adjust Cash Drawer Starting Balance numeric keypad.

As a result, the cash drawer's starting balance is immediately adjusted. The cash drawer's Starting Balance field will have an "Adjusted" prefix (as shown in the following cropped example) to indicate that the starting balance was changed.

The Toast POS device showing the Cash Drawer screen.