As of June 2022 this deposits are now automatically being applied on the day of the order. You are not able to apply a deposit to an order until the day of the order. If you want to manually apply a deposit you can take the steps below, on the day of the order. Otherwise if a deposit has been added then on the day of the order, after the serve time. the deposit will automatically become a payment.
Order is placed for March 25th at 2pm. The customer gives a payment on February 20th. The payment will remain a deposit until March 25th at 2:01pm when the software will automatically apply the deposit as a payment.
This article will go over how to apply a deposit to an order through the invoices link. This is the method that we here at CaterZen recommend you using when applying a deposit.
1 - Click on the Accounting tab and then click on the Invoices link.
2 - Look for the invoice and you will see that a deposit has been recorded.
3 - When you are ready to apply the deposit as a payment for the order you will click on the Apply Deposit tab. A pop up screen will appear making sure this is what you intended to do.
4 - Next you will see a notice that the deposit has been applied as a payment.
You have now applied a deposit as a payment to an order by using the invoice tab.