Learn how to configure taxes, deposits, and more, including commissions, package pricing, and ecommerce payments.
New to the Item Builder? You can read the first article in this series for an introduction to the Item Builder.
Which plans include this feature?
Legacy: Soho, Pro, Plus, Enterprise, Flex
New: Starter, Growth, Managed | Learn more about our new plans or how to change your plan.
Where can I find this feature using the top menu?
Inventory > Items > Add New/Edit Item > Pricing
What more do I need to use this feature?
Admin or restricted permissions to View items, products, and assets and Manage items, products, and assets.
Which Checkfront version supports this feature - classic, new or both?
- Your account must have access to items (Inventory > Items), a key feature of our classic version of Checkfront.
New to Checkfront - Products ✨
With our newest version of Checkfront, we have added Products (Inventory > Products) as the successor to items (Inventory > Items).
Are you interested in migrating to our newest version? Please reach out to our Technical Support team for more information.
Configuring taxesBack to top
Once you configure any taxes or service fees in your account, they are listed here, and you can apply them to the item in focus.
Click the Status button to turn a tax on or off. You can configure the tax details by clicking on the Edit button.
Click the Create New Tax/Fee button to add a new tax.
Any edits that you make to taxes here affect the system globally.
For more information on taxes and service fees, see the following article:
Configuring depositsBack to
By default, Deposits refer to system settings (Manage > Ecommerce Setup > Settings) to determine whether to require a deposit (percentage or fixed amount) at the time of booking.
If you want to handle the deposit differently for the item you’re working on, choose another option from the drop-down menu rather than Use system settings.
For more information on deposits, see the following article:
|Choose a % Percent (percentage), fixed amount, amount per allocation (day, night, time or timeslot), amount per qty (quantity) or no deposit at all.|
Setting up a Refundable Security Deposit Using Taxes (Video)Back to top
Configuring additional optionsBack to top
Click the Additional options link to reveal further settings for the item.
Enabling commissionsBack to top
Have configured Partner accounts? You can set the commission rate for your item in the Commission Amount field. To reveal this, turn on the Commission button.
Enter the rate and then determine whether it should be a percentage or flat fee amount by selecting the matching option from the dropdown menu.
For more information on Partner Accounts and commissions, please see the following series of articles:
Specifying package price percentageBack to top
Here, you can specify a global custom price percentage to alter the cost of this item when attached to a package.
Enabling ecommerce paymentsBack to top
The ecommerce setting determines whether there is a Payment step within the booking process.
With the Ecommerce setting set to On, Customers are presented with the Payment page as part of the booking process.
With the Ecommerce setting is set to Off, then the Payment page is skipped, and the Customer goes directly to the Guest Details or Receipt page, depending on whether you have the Guest Form integration enabled.
Disabling the Payment page is an option for those offering free items, such as tickets to a free show.
Click the Next button in the bottom right of the screen to continue to package configuration.
You can also click on the Save button to record your progress and to return and complete creating or updating the item later.
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