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Closed drawers

A closed drawer is a previously active or open drawer that you closed with the Close Drawer button. You then confirmed the balance in the closed drawer by counting the bills and filling out the Close Out Balance dialog for the drawer. Closing the drawer enters the actual closing balance into the Toast POS.

A closed drawer cannot accept cash entries of any type. However, a closed drawer can be re-opened (for example, to adjust the actual closing balance for the drawer) or replaced.

A closed drawer retains the name of the active or open drawer from which it was closed. Closed drawers are listed in the CLOSED tab of the Cash Drawers screen, as in this example:

The Toast POS device showing the closed drawer tab.

Tap the drawer name to display the closed drawer screen, as in this example:

The Toast POS device showing the closed drawer screen.

The top panel shows three balance amounts for the closed drawer:

  • Starting Balance is the amount of cash assigned to the drawer when it was created. This amount should be the same as the starting balance when the drawer was an active drawer.

  • Closeout Balance is the amount that you specified in the Close Out Balance dialog when you closed the drawer. This is the actual closing balance which was entered into the Toast POS.

  • Balance is the total amount of cash in the drawer (starting balance plus the total of all cash entries).

As the example shows, the During Shift buttons are disabled. The End of Shift buttons are described in End of Shift operations and the Adjust Start button is described in Adjust Starting Balance operation.